Morgan Stanley Experienced Professionals Program - Institutional Equities Division
Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equities Division (IED) believes that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a global organization. IED is committed to creating and providing opportunities that enable our workforce to reflect diverse backgrounds and views. IED, which provides sales, trading and market making services, is actively seeking highly motivated individuals with strong analytical skills and a passion for the financial markets. The Morgan Stanley Experienced Professionals Program (MSEPP) is designed to recruit and develop diverse professionals with or without a background in Finance. TRAINING PROGRAM
The IED program begins with a 6 to 8 week training and development curriculum to equip you with the fundamental and professional skills needed to be successful in IED. You will learn about a wide variety of products and services throughout IED, preparing you to work alongside experienced professionals in a fast-paced, client facing, and market driven environment. You will also participate in training and study sessions to prepare you for any required licensing and registration exams. Along with formal training, you will be assigned a mentor when you arrive at the Firm. QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
We encourage diverse professionals to apply to participate in this unique opportunity. Applicants must have graduated from a 4 year accredited university and have 1 to 3 years of post-graduate work experience.
Applicants should have strong analytical skills, client and/or project management skills, excellent written and oral communication, genuine intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic. We are committed to mentoring and training Program Participants, and we will ensure that those entering from outside Financial Services have the tools for success. LEVEL:
Analyst / Associate PROGRAM LOCATION
The Program will take place in Morgan Stanley's New York Headquarters at 1585 Broadway.
The health and safety of our employees is important to Morgan Stanley. We will take into consideration state guidelines and any other relevant factors to determine whether part of the program could take place in a virtual environment at our discretion. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
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.
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. 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.
Sales & Trading teams are responsible for helping Institutional clients identify and implement cost-efficient, suitable trading solutions, providing pricing and liquidity, managing firm risk. 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.
Our Capital Introductions, Business Consulting, Swaps and Risk teams each play a critical role in the day-to-day management of hedge fund operations, positioning our clients to raise new capital and effectively fun their businesses. Client and Business Analytics
: The Client and Business Analytics (CBA) team provides the senior management of Morgan Stanley's Sales & Trading division with strategic client insight that creates a competitive advantage for the firm. The team provide mechanisms to identify, analyze, and prioritize new business opportunities with clients. They evaluate and integrate data from multiple sources including but not limited to revenues, interactions, and votes to create intelligence and insight around trends of the IED client business. They also help facilitate cross-firm communication and coverage on top sales & trading accounts. Quantitative Finance:
Quantitative Finance (internally referred to as strats) are key participants, together with sales & trading, in the revenue generating activities of the equity division. They work closely with the trading desks and are primary drivers for new products, opportunities and strategies, while delivering innovative solutions that combine knowledge of the securities, work flow, regulations, market micro structure and technology. Fund Services
: Morgan Stanley Fund Services (MSFS) is a leading fund administration business with ~$500 billion assets under administration and 1,000+ professionals across New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hong Kong. MSFS services a global institutional client base, providing hedge funds, multi-asset class investors, family offices and private equity firms with innovative product solutions. Primarily, MSFS provides accounting, investor servicing, reporting, tax, middle and back-office support, and portfolio analytics. MSFS employees work closely with the Chief Operating Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Portfolio Managers and investors of our clients. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MORGAN STANLEY
At Morgan Stanley, we strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background, reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. In June, we added a fifth pillar to our core values: Committing to Diversity and Inclusion. A diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture underlies the success of our company. It widens our perspective, helps our employees achieve their professional objectives and allows us to better serve our clients. PROGRAM DATES Deadline to Apply
: March 5, 2021 Program Start
: June 2021 PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL SESSION
We will be hosting a webinar for all interested applicants.
February 25, 2021 / 4:30pm - 5:30pm EST Register here