Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

The Summer Analyst Program is 8 to 10 weeks, placing recruits into a specific development or infrastructure team. The Program offers a real-world, project-based experience that will demonstrate firsthand what it's like to be a technologist for a top financial firm. Summer Analysts who excel in the program may receive an offer to join the Full-time Technology Training Program.

Training program

Summer Analysts will participate in an induction day with an overview of the Firm, followed by direct placement into their teams. In addition to working on a live project, program highlights include senior management networking events, technical demonstrations, team-building opportunities and participation in the Firm community service initiatives.

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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. They 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 develop 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 in the penultimate year of an undergraduate or graduate program. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related technical majors are ideal, but all disciplines will be considered.
  • You have superior technical skills, including a strong understanding of Linux /Unix and Windows, competency in at 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, and strong database and scripting skills.
  • You are fluent in both Japanese and English.
  • You possess excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • You have exceptional communication skills and a consultative, team-orientated 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

All students attending schools in Japan are required to apply through our local campus recruiting website,, which details the application process and deadlines. Students attending schools outside of Japan (all nationalities) should apply through the Boston Career Forum website,

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