Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

Full-time Analysts attend a structured and intensive training program at Morgan Stanley. Analysts are then placed into a development or infrastructure role within the Technology business unit that matches their skills and interests.

Training program

Full-time Analysts will participate in a 15-week global training program that includes an orientation to the Firm, intensive technology training and an introduction to proprietary technologies, and culminates with a four-week group project. The global program allows analysts to build a strong network among their peers and to acquire skills that fully prepare them for a long-term career.

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When my manager told me how successful the product I delivered was on its first day—that moment solidified my understanding of how much of an impact technology has at the firm.
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  • Development Teams: Our development teams design, develop and maintain applications used by our business units. Daily activities include meeting with clients to gather and analyze requirements. Development teams make system design decisions, evaluating, integrating and developing necessary software, and then test and deploy applications to production. Developing high-performing, low-latency electronic trading systems, and evolving complex workflows and life-cycle management capabilities are just some of the projects available for developers.
  • Infrastructure Teams: Our infrastructure-facing teams are developing cutting-edge systems to run our business. Our engineers provide tools, applications and platforms such as the Firm's networks, computing hardware, operating systems and databases for the Firm's trading applications, mobile applications and other end-user applications. Engineering the Firm's websites, managing the Windows plant and developing a client reporting delivery system are some of the projects available for infrastructure engineers in our organizations.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are a final year university student at universities outside of Japan. (If you are graduating from a university in Japan, please apply through the Japan domestic recruiting process from our website ( Students who were studying abroad during November 2018 through March 2019 are also eligible to apply.)
  • Concentration in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related technical majors is preferred, but all disciplines will be considered.
  • You are fluent in both English and Japanese.
  • You have superior technical skills, including a strong understanding of Linux/Unix and Windows, competency inat least one programming language (C, C++, Java or C#), as well as experience in object-oriented development, a good comprehension of data structures, algorithms and complexity theory, strong database and scripting skills.
  • You possess excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • You have exceptional communication skills and a consultative, team-oriented approach.


Morgan Stanley Tokyo

Morgan Stanley opened a representative office in Tokyo in 1970. With more than 1,300 employees in Japan, Morgan Stanley is one of the largest and most active foreign participants in the Japanese market, providing investment banking, sales & trading, research, real estate and investment management products and services. In 2010, Morgan Stanley joined force with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) to commence securities joint venture operations in Japan, as part of the global strategic alliance.

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Application Process & Deadlines

Students attending schools in Japan must apply through our local campus recruiting website that includes application deadlines at If you are attending schools outside Japan, please apply through the Boston Career Forum website at

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