Industrial Placement - Finance

Morgan Stanley · Competitive · London (central)
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The Finance Industrial Placement Program is aimed at students with a year in industry as a compulsory or optional element of their degree program. The Program runs annually, beginning in June. The curriculum includes an orientation of the Firm, senior management speaker seminars,  social and networking events to build Industrial Placements' professional networks.

The Program begins with a Firmwide induction with peers from other divisions. This is followed by two days of classroom-based training covering product and industry knowledge, personal effectiveness and technical training, as well as a team-building activity. Industrial Placement students also receive considerable on-the-job training, a series of  “Lunch & Learns” networking events, mentoring and work-shadowing opportunities.


As an Industrial Placement Program participant, your responsibilities may include: 

  • Calculating the daily profit and loss (P&L) tallies of traders. 
  • Writing market commentaries for management reports. 
  • Conducting re-engineering projects to review and enhance processes. 
  • Using analytical tools to determine current and potential exposure to risk. 
  • Preparing monthly financial and management reports.

Qualifications / Skills / Requirements:

  • You are an undergraduate student with a year in industry as a compulsory or optional element of your degree program, who has outstanding academic achievements, and are on track for a 2.1 honours degree or equivalent.
  • You are a team player and excellent communicator.
  • You have advanced technical, quantitative and project management skills.
  • You are able to multi-task with close attention to detail.
  • You are client-service oriented.

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Deadline: 24 November 2019
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