Morgan Stanley, Investment banking sophomore summer analyst program 2020



Location (s):

  • United States of America
San Francisco


During the 10-week program, Summer Analysts experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley by taking on responsibilities of a Full Time Analyst, working on a variety of corporate transactions and making meaningful contributions to the delivery of projects.


Training Program: 

After five days of intensive training in New York, Summer Analysts spend the program within a specific group, building a strong foundation in the basic skills of financial analysis, accounting and valuation, and working on a wide range of transactions. Summer Analysts receive continuing on-the-job training throughout the program and benefit from working alongside experienced professionals on meaningful projects. For example, they might accompany clients on a road show for a headline-making equity offering, participate in the execution of an M&A transaction, or analyze financial information in preparation for making a strategic recommendation to a top client. In addition, Summer Analysts have many opportunities to network with peers, mentors and senior managers through team-building sessions and other organized events.


The roles and responsibilities of a Summer Analyst vary by department, but may include: 

  • Analyzing detailed corporate and financial information. 
  • Creating statistical exhibits that analyze comparative financial performance. 
  • Building models to illustrate projected financial results and value to companies. 
  • Developing marketing memoranda and delivering sections of research presentations. 
  • Participating in the execution of financings and M&A transactions. 
  • Acting as the liaison for the team and other parts of the Firm.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

This program is an integral part of our diversity recruiting efforts, open to Black, Hispanic, Native American, Female and/or LGBTQ college sophomores:

  • You are pursuing an undergraduate degree (sophomore) with a graduation date of December 2021 or Spring 2022.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You have basic knowledge of and a keen interest in finance.
  • You are analytical, adaptive, possess a strong work ethic, are a leader yet team player, as well as a multi-tasker.
  • You possess strong oral and written communication skills.


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

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