Morgan Stanley EmployAbility Summer Internship Programme 2015, Sales and Trading

Start Date

June 2015


10 weeks




Penultimate students, finalists and graduates of any degree discipline




Midnight, Thursday 27 November 2014

EmployAbility is delighted to be working with Morgan Stanley to offer disabled students and graduates the opportunity to apply for the Morgan Stanley Internship programme.

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has earned recognition as a leader in financial services as one of the most admired companies in the industry. Since it was founded in 1935, Morgan Stanley and its people have helped redefine the meaning of financial services. The firm has continually broken new ground in advising clients on strategic transactions, in pioneering the global expansion of finance and capital markets, and in providing new opportunities for individual and institutional investors.

Morgan Stanley Sales and Trading Division

From the largest global institutions to the latest hedge funds, investors come to Morgan Stanley for sales, trading and market-making services in almost every type of financial instrument in all the world’s major financial markets, including stocks, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange and commodities. Morgan Stanley professionals use the Firm’s network and leading technology to provide liquidity and sophisticated analysis, to assess and manage risk and to execute reliably in the fast-changing markets.

The Internship      

The 10-week Summer Analyst Programme is an opportunity to experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Equity and Fixed Income & Commodities Divisions by taking on the responsibilities and functions of a Full-Time Analyst. During the Programme, candidates will undergo three rotations, each lasting three weeks across: Fixed Income, Commodities and Institutional Equity. Summer Analysts will experience a range of roles such as sales, trading, structuring and research. Throughout the summer, Analysts will experience presentation projects and regular evaluation and feedback.

The Training Programme

The Programme begins in June with one week of intensive classroom training. This will include an introduction to Morgan Stanley followed by division specific training. Summer Analysts will rotate across various desks within Equities, Fixed Income and Commodities product areas, and work on individual and group project assignments. There will be a senior management speaker series, assigned mentors and buddy support, as well as networking events.


• Pre-planned projects to improve the productivity and efficiency of the desk.

• Shadow experienced Morgan Stanley employees to gain a broader understanding of the different functions of the desk.


• Pre-planned projects to improve the productivity and efficiency of the desk.

• Shadow experienced Morgan Stanley employees to gain a broader understanding of the different functions of the desk.

• All degree disciplines accepted, but applicants must have a keen interest in the financial markets.

• Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly.

• Thrive under pressure and in ever-changing situations.

Other Divisions

Morgan Stanley is offering Summer and 12-month internships across a variety of divisions. Other divisions include:

How To Apply

Candidates apply through EmployAbility's online application process, but each applicant is assessed against Morgan Stanley’s core competencies and selected through the Morgan Stanley recruitment process. Successful candidates are hired directly onto Morgan Stanley’s Internship Programme within a specific division and participate in every aspect of that division’s internship programme.

Please note that candidates can only submit an application for ONE of Morgan Stanley's divisions.

To apply online to the Morgan Stanley EmployAbility Internship programme Sales and Trading rotation, please click on the 'apply now' button at the bottom of this page.

To apply to an internship in any other division, please click above on the division of your choice. You will be directed to the relevant page.

Although application deadlines are in place, candidates are advised to apply early as Mogan Stanley recruit on an on-going basis.  

If you have any extenuating circumstances or require further information about the Internship programme, please contact Justin Penney on +44 (0)77760 90508 or email

This programme is now closed for applications.

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