About Morgan Stanley

Since our founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley has consistently delivered first-class business in a first-class way.

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’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 42 countries. 

About Institutional Equity Division Internship

  • The internship is a 6-month program designed as an opportunity to learn more about the important role that Institutional Equity Division plays within Morgan Stanley.
  • This structured internship is designed to give insight into the QIS Strats within Institutional Equity Division and an opportunity to develop and master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills needed to develop an exciting and rewarding career.
  • Interns will also have many opportunities to integrate with peers and senior colleagues through a series of networking, social, and mentoring events.

Responsibilities of the Intern:

  • Automate the line-up comparison based on the logging
  • Extract information from backtest XMLs, prod XMLs, or Havana docs, to present in a single readable and customizable form
  • Build data dependency trees of indexes together with database queries associated
  • Bottom-up calculation of trading calendars (and the scrubbing of trading calendars)
  • Basket backtest with assumptions on underlying backfills (which are often done in a manual manner)
  • Basket asset exposure explanation/classification


  • You are pursuing an undergraduate or Master’s degree in your penultimate year of study.
  • Computer Science, Mathematics/Engineering related studies preferred.
  • Strong coding skills – Python, C++, Java (mandatory), and KDB (preferred, but not
  • A genuine interest and understanding of the financial markets.
  • Fluency in English and strong oral/written communication skills are required.
  • Candidates should be analytical, insightful, quick learners, team players, and multi-taskers, with a positive attitude.

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