Want to Work for Morgan Stanley?

Are you looking for something to do this summer?  How about something that will get you involved with one of the largest wealth management firms in the world?  If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, then the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Summer Analyst Program is for you!

I recently attended a presentation at Villanova University where five Morgan Stanley employees, many of whom where Villanova graduates, came to talk to students about working for Morgan Stanley and the Summer Analyst Program offered.  Morgan Stanley provides many services for its clients such as brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, access to credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, and retirement services.  Being able to start a career at Morgan Stanley is an extremely valuable opportunity, and you should take full advantage of it.  This Summer Analyst Program could be your chance to receive valuable work experience, get expert training, and network with important people in the financial world, so let me tell you all you need to know about this program!

What it is:

The Wealth Management Summer Analyst Program is a ten week program that gives participants the chance to work at Morgan Stanley and get a taste of what being a Full-Time Analyst is like.  The participants will learn about wealth management and the services and products that Morgan Stanley offers to its clients.  You receive one week of training followed by nine weeks working with a specific group.  You will either be placed on the Capital Markets track, which gives you the opportunity to work directly with Financial Advisors from all around the United States, or the Investment Strategies, Solutions, and Product Management track, which focuses on strategy, business development, research, investment products, and marketing.

What you’ll do:

Training Program

The one week training program will give you the necessary skills to work in Wealth Management.  There is a series of speakers, and there are plenty of networking opportunities.

Capital Markets

The Capital Markets track will give you the opportunity to develop trade ideas and directly interact with Financial Advisors.  You will focus primarily on equity and fixed income capital markets.

Investment Strategies, Solutions, and Product Management

In this track, you will work to develop marketing plans for Financial Advisors.  You will work in many different fields such as financial planning, business development, marketing/digital strategy, and field communications.


  • You must be a junior or sophomore at an accredited four-year college pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • You must have at least a 3.2 GPA.
  • You must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • You must be able to work independently and have strong organizational skills that allow you to manage your time effectively.
  • You must be able to work with a team.

How to Apply:

You can apply online at www.morganstanley.com/careers, or you can apply through your school if Morgan Stanley recruits on your campus.

The Summer Analyst Program could be the beginning of your long and successful career in Wealth Management.  This program is extremely competitive, so go apply now for this life-changing opportunity!


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