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Full-time Analysts come from all walks of life, but share the common traits of high achievement, integrity and intellectual curiosity. Launch your career while developing a personal network of colleagues and friends.


Bank Resource Management

This department is responsible for working closely with Morgan Stanley's Prime Brokerage, Equities, Fixed Income and Treasury divisions to help investors and the firm finance trading activities. Morgan Stanley's Trading desks use repos and reverse repos, and lend and borrow securities to help large investors execute their investment strategies while managing risk and exposure to each firm. Their clients include many of the world's leading hedge fund and mutual fund managers, banks and institutional investors. Morgan Stanley transacts in stocks, options and bonds on a daily basis to help finance their clients and the firm, as well as provide highly valued, analytical insight into the global markets.

Commodities

This department is responsible for providing risk management, investor products, financing solutions and liquidity across commodities markets including oil, metals and power & gas. It services a wide variety of clients including producers and consumers; refiners and utilities; central, private and retail banks and sovereign wealth funds worldwide. With knowledge of both the financial and physical aspects of commodities, Morgan Stanley are execution specialists, salespeople, market analysts and originators. Working closely with colleagues across Morgan Stanley, including Investment Banking and Wealth Management, they offer efficient access to capital to help clients protect and grow their business and to take advantage of market opportunities.

Equity Research

This department is responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions along with company fundamentals, and for collecting and analysing financial information to make specific investment recommendations. Research Analysts use Morgan Stanley's proprietary framework for Risk-Reward analysis to identify investment opportunities for clients. They use their interactions with leading investors to identify the key debates driving asset prices, they build financial models to explore alternative scenarios and they make recommendations based on relevant evidence that is not yet reflected in current prices. They regularly publish research notes to discuss their conclusions and thinking.

Fixed Income

This department is responsible for assessing and actively managing risk, trading securities and structuring, as well as executing innovative transactions in the fast-paced and constantly changing global markets. The team comprises four groups: Macro Trading, which includes interest rate and currency products; Credit Trading, which covers a variety of credit-related securities, derivatives and loans; Securitized Products, which is involved in trading and structuring of asset-backed securities and derivatives; and Distribution, whose salespeople help institutional clients achieve their investment objectives and provide access to the rest of the firm. Fixed Income Research also works closely with traders and salespeople to analyse trends and strategies for clients to use.

Fund Services

This department is responsible for providing administration services to Hedge Funds. Using Morgan Stanley's proprietary, globally accessible technology platform, we provide a full range of fund administration services. These include daily accounting and financial reporting; transfer agency and investor services; middle and back-office support; and integrated portfolio analytics. Morgan Stanley Fund Services is supported by more than 600 dedicated professionals based in New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, and Bangalore.

Global Capital Markets

This department is responsible for helping clients raise capital, whether as stock, bonds or related products. GCM combines the firm's investment banking skills with its sales and trading expertise, so it can offer clients fresh ideas and worldwide distribution in the capital markets. Morgan Stanley works to help clients get the most value from each stage of a transaction, while managing risk.

Institutional Equity & Prime Brokerage

This department is responsible for originating, distributing and trading equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities, and is a global leader in this business, operating in more than 25 countries. Equity Sales & Trading distributes content, provides liquidity and financing, and develops client solutions. The department helps the firm's clients frame the investment debate and provide liquidity or market access via cash, derivative and financing products. It offers exchange-traded funds/notes linked to a variety of strategies and markets; helps fund managers to increase their efficiency and performance through commission management; provides a complete spectrum of electronic trading services; assists hedge funds and others with prime brokerage services; and conceives quantitative and derivative strategies for the firm's clients.

Investment Banking

This department is responsible for helping a wide variety of clients around the world to make and execute decisions about their business strategy and financial structure. Morgan Stanley is one of the top firms in M&A (mergers and acquisitions), in underwriting equity and related issues, in corporate debt and in high-yield debt financing.

Public Finance

This department is responsible for raising capital to fund projects for public sector and not-for-profit institutions. The department structures tax-exempt and taxable offerings and derivative solutions to meet the needs of state and local governments, hospitals and health care organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, housing authorities, transportation agencies, water and sewer systems, power utility systems and student loan agencies. They need to fund vital projects with the least burden on public resources.

Strats & Modeling

This department is responsible for revenue-generating activities that are centered on analytics and technology. Embedded Strat teams work inside the firm's Global Capital Markets, Banking, Commodities, Equity and Fixed Income businesses. Other teams focus on practice areas like Market Modeling, Core Analytics, and Model Standards and Enforcement.


Associate Programs

Morgan Stanley's Associates have earned their advanced degrees, and are relied upon for the diversity of experiences and perspective they have to offer. You'll be intellectually challenged and personally and professionally rewarded.

Equity Research

This department is responsible for providing in-depth analysis of companies, industries, and markets to assess the investment outlook in equities. It collects and analyses financial information. Research analysts use Morgan Stanley's proprietary framework for risk-reward analysis and their interactions with leading investors to identify the key debates driving asset prices. They build financial models to explore alternative scenarios, make recommendations based on relevant evidence not yet reflected in current prices and publish research notes.

Global Capital Markets

This department is responsible for helping clients raise capital, whether as stock, bonds or related products. GCM combines the firm's investment banking skills with its sales and trading expertise, so they can offer clients fresh ideas and worldwide distribution in the capital markets. Morgan Stanley works to help clients get the most value from each stage of a transaction, while managing risk.

Investment Banking

This department is responsible for helping a wide variety of clients around the world to make and execute decisions about their business strategy and financial structure. Morgan Stanley is one of the top firms in M&A (mergers and acquisitions), in underwriting equity and related issues, in corporate debt and in high-yield debt financing.

Strats & Modeling

This department is responsible for revenue-generating activities that are centered on analytics and technology. Embedded Strat teams work inside the firm's Global Capital Markets, Banking, Commodities, Equity and Fixed Income businesses. Other teams focus on practice areas like Market Modeling, Core Analytics, and Model Standards and Enforcement.



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