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19 Dec 2012

  • Job Type: Placement
  • Profession: HR & Recruitment
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London, Glasgow
  • UCAS Points: Industrial Placement Programme
  • Salary: Competitive

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm has more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries, serving clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals.

The Industrial Placement Programme is available in Human Resources,Finance, Operations, Prime Brokerage and Technology and varies in length from 6-11 months. The programme provides both classroom and on-the-job training as well as valuablework experience. Recruits will be working alongside experienced colleagues on real projects and will gain exposure to all levels of professionals within the respective division. You will receive regular mentoring and coaching, as well as regular evaluation reviews to ensure your career is on track throughout your time with us and you continue to be developed along the way.


Prime Brokerage, Finance & Operations: Candidates pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or equivalent degree whose course syllabus mandates a 6-11 month work placement in addition to a predicted 2:1 class degree or equivalent.

Technology: Candidates pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or equivalent degree whose course mandates a 6-11 month work placement. You must be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics or other related science/engineering/technical disciplines.

Duration of Placements:

Technology – 6 or 11 months

Finance & Operations – 11 months

Prime Brokerage – 11 months

Application process:

  • Online application with CV & Cover Letter including some psychometric tests.
  • First round Interviews (telephone or face to face.)
  • Assessment Centre – the structure varies by division but it usually includes interviews, a case study, a presentation and some tests.
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