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Morgan Stanley

  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Investment Management Summer Analyst Program - Fixed Income High Yield

Unleash your financial prowess at Morgan Stanley, shaping success in a world of endless possibilities.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
USD 53 / Hour

Start Date
1 Jun 2025 - 30 Jun 2025

Application dates

Applications Close
12 Jul 2024

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Business Administration
Mathematics & Statistics
Computer Science (all other)
Data Science

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights

United States

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • US Student Visa
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About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley excels in advising, originating, trading, managing, and distributing capital for individuals, governments, and institutions, guided by their core values and a standard of excellence. They play a vital role in helping clients raise, manage, and deploy capital effectively to achieve their objectives. They also provide expert assistance in building, preserving, and managing wealth for individuals, businesses, and institutions.

Your role

About Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM):

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, boasting over 3,200 global investment professionals and managing $1.4 trillion assets as of September 30, 2023, is dedicated to delivering robust long-term investment performance and a wide range of solutions to a diverse clientele including governments, institutions, corporations, and individuals worldwide.

The High Yield department manages $21 billion. Members of the High Yield research team contribute to idea generation by conducting thorough fundamental research and relative value analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support portfolio managers, high-yield analysts, and research associates in their daily work. At a high level, this includes:
    • Analysis of industry fundamentals and outlooks, and
    • Conducting in-depth fundamental research on individual company business models, operating strategies, and outlooks.
  • Participate in daily investment team meetings and company reviews in response to primary issuance or a secondary market opportunity.
  • Build and maintain proprietary financial models from data contained in company filings (e.g., 10-Ks, 10-Qs) and other data sources (e.g., Bloomberg, S&P CapitalIQ, industry-specific information providers).
  • Create spreadsheets and macros that compile information from multiple spreadsheets and databases into unified reports.
  • Work on special projects within the High Yield Department (e.g., optimizing and screening investment opportunities; assessing portfolio risk exposure; compiling regulatory information).
  • Perform additional assignments as requested.

Training & development

  • The Investment Management Summer Analyst Program is a 10-week program consisting of one week of training and nine weeks of working within a specific IM team.
  • Across all IM teams, the curriculum is designed to equip Summer Analysts with the fundamental skills they need to be successful in IM.
  • During the 10-week program, Summer Analysts experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley by performing a role similar to a Full-Time Analyst.

Salary & benefits

The expected base pay rate for the role will be $52.89 per hour.

Benefits offered may include:

  • Gain hands-on industry experience.
  • Learning & development programs.
  • Paid time off plans (Plans vary by position).
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Diverse culture.
  • Free Lunch or Snacks.

Career progression

Successful candidates have demonstrated interest in financial markets, economics, and/or international affairs. Interns in the High Yield group will provide the department with research assistance by working with portfolio managers, analysts, and operations associates.

Work-life balance

At Morgan Stanley, a strong emphasis on work-life balance fosters an environment where employees can thrive both personally and professionally, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding experience throughout their careers.

Culture & vibe

Morgan Stanley is known for its fast-paced and competitive work culture, emphasizing innovation and client-centricity. The firm values collaboration, diversity, and professional growth, while expecting dedication and adaptability from its employees.

About you

What you’ll bring to this role:


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree with an expected graduation date between December 2025 and June 2026
  • Strong academic record and extracurricular achievements
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience modeling corporate financial statements (income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements), preferably from a credit perspective
  • The ability to function reliably and independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Understanding of the corporate bond and equity markets

How to apply

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Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Business Administration
Mathematics & Statistics
Computer Science (all other)
Data Science

Work rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.


United States

United States

US Citizen

US Permanent Resident

US Student Visa