Morgan Stanley mobilizes capital to help governments, corporations, institutions and individuals around the world achieve their financial goals. For over 75 years, the firm’s reputation for using innovative thinking to solve complex problems has been well earned and rarely matched. A consistent industry leader throughout decades of dramatic change in modern finance, Morgan Stanley will continue to break new ground in advising, serving and providing new opportunities for its clients.
Morgan Stanley is committed to maintaining the first-class service and high standard of excellence that have always defined the firm. At its foundation are four core values — putting clients first, doing the right thing, leading with exceptional ideas and giving back — that guide its more than 55,000 employees globally.
Positions filled in the past year
Each year, we fill some 6,000 roles across the Firm, from investment banking to marketing, in the Americas, Asia and EMEA.
Number of new graduates hired in past year
Globally, we hire 1,300 new graduates each year through our analyst and associate programs.
Mentorship and opportunities for growth
Full-time junior professionals have a variety of career development opportunities such as mentoring with senior colleagues and networking with peers.
Training and onboarding varies per division. For example, our Banking divisions (Investment Banking, Global Capital Markets, Real Estate Investing, Institutional Equities and Research) attend regional training offshore for 4-5 weeks in their first year.
What can job applicants do to get your attention?
Standout candidates are eager to learn about and demonstrate knowledge of our business and industry; proactively contact current employees and alumni for insights into our culture and their desired role; and effectively tie their skills and experience to the specific opportunity.
We regularly publish tips on our website to help candidates put their best foot forward during the recruitment process.
What does it take for people to succeed at your company?
There’s no one-size-fits-all template for success at Morgan Stanley. Our employees are high achievers with a global array of backgrounds, experiences and interests. They share integrity, intellectual curiosity and the desire to work in a collegial environment. We expect all colleagues to demonstrate a genuine interest in finance and markets, creativity and critical thinking, a client-focused mindset and collaborative spirit, and a readiness to embrace the Firm’s core values of Putting Clients First, Leading with Exceptional Ideas, Doing the Right Thing and Giving Back.