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2025 Institutional Equity Division Industrial Placement / Summer Analyst Program (Hong Kong / Singapore)

Morgan Stanley Hong Kong
Posted 8 hours ago Internships & Graduate Trainee Competitive
2025 Institutional Equity Division Industrial Placement / Summer Analyst Program (Hong Kong / Singapore)
For over 88 years, Morgan Stanley has combined old school wisdom with a passion for what's possible. Doing so enables us to provide clients with exceptional service in a way that reflects our commitment to creating a more sustainable future and fostering stronger communities around the world. In each line of business, we strive to demonstrate our belief in the power of transformative thinking, innovative strategies and leading-edge solutions. Together, no challenge is unmet.
Underpinning all that we do are five core values - put clients first, do the right thing, lead with exceptional ideas, commit to diversity and inclusion, and give back. These values, paired with the relentless pursuit of untapped possibilities, allow Morgan Stanley to consistently deliver first-class business in a first-class way.
Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity Division (IED) is a world leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. The Division services a global Institutional client base, providing clients with innovative product solutions that help to generate alpha within their portfolios.
  • Cash Equities: Morgan Stanley is a global leader in executing transactions in cash equity and equity-related products for institutional clients around the world. These products include common stocks, global depository receipts and exchange-traded funds
  • Equity Derivatives: Across global equity derivatives markets, Morgan Stanley is a leading provider of execution services and solutions. Our product suite encompasses equity options, equity swaps, warrants, structured notes and futures on individual securities, indices and baskets of securities
  • Prime Brokerage: For more than 30 years, Morgan Stanley has set the standard for excellence in the Prime Brokerage space. Our strong client relationships, market-leading technology and seasoned product experts have positioned us as an industry leader in financing, market access and portfolio management
  • Sales: Teams work closely with Chief Investment Officers, Portfolio Managers, and Traders to deliver meaningful market insight and expertise, facilitating introductions to product experts throughout the Division and Firm to help clients successfully achieve their investment objectives
  • Sales and Trading: Responsible for helping Institutional clients identify and implement cost-efficient, suitable trading solutions, providing pricing and liquidity, and managing firm risk
Internship Programs
The Institutional Equity Division's Internship Programs begin with a one-day orientation where Industrial Placement & Summer Analysts are introduced to the Firm and primary businesses within, as well as to one another at our opening firmwide networking event. For the remainder of training, interns will attend divisional-specific training to develop the core skills required for a successful program.
All Industrial Placement & Summer Analysts will receive on-the-job training and be exposed to a wide variety of roles, products and services throughout IED, working alongside experienced professionals in a fast-paced, client-facing, and market-driven environment. Industrial Placement & Summer Analysts will have the opportunity to broaden and strengthen their respective skillsets, collaborating with individuals across IED on meaningful projects and initiatives. Two rotations will be offered in Institutional Equity Division during the internship programs.
In addition, the Programs feature a Senior Management Speaker Series, desk teach-ins, cross-divisional networking events, community service events, performance reviews, and a robust mentorship program.
Internship Period
  • Industrial Placement Program: 6 months between January to July 2025
  • Summer Analyst Program: 10 weeks between June to August 2025
Role and Responsibilities
  • Sales: Work alongside experienced employees to learn how we build our client base and establish and maintain long-term client relationships. Assist with developing and presenting investment ideas and the fundamentals of selling and cross-selling the Firm's products
  • Trading: Develop and execute trading ideas and analysis, and support all aspects of the market-making trade execution process, from research analytics on trades to relative value analysis
  • Structuring: Use innovative and solutions-based approach to designing both investment and risk management products across all asset classes
  • Research/Strategy: Analyze market fundamentals and liaise with researchers to develop investment recommendations for internal and external clients
  • Analytics: Provide quantitative and qualitative analytics around client revenue and profitability; work to efficiently manage commission dollars by creating increased transparency around the services that clients value
Qualifications and Skills
  • You are pursuing an undergraduate Bachelor's or Master's degree with a graduation date between October 2025 and July 2026
  • A keen interest in finance and markets
  • Analytical, adaptive, multi-tasker, team player and possess a strong work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English required, and Asian language skills preferred
Application Process and Deadline
Application processes may vary by location but typical follows:
  1. CV Assessment
  2. OnDemand Video Interview
  3. Essay Assessment
  4. Superday
  • Application deadline #1: August 18, 2024
  • Application deadline #2: September 15, 2024
  • Applications will be closed at 23:55 HKT
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as you are ready because interviews and offers can occur prior to the application period closing.
Please apply to this program if you are interested in our Sales, Trading, Prime Brokerage or Sales-Trading roles with Equities. Please note, you should apply for the 2025 Institutional Equity Division Quantitative Finance Summer Analyst / Associate Program (Hong Kong) if you are interested in our quantitative or structuring/content roles within Equities.

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Job ID  18016-2025
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