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Compliance and Operational Risk Summer Analyst Programme

Morgan Stanley
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Banking & Financial Services
Role Type
Other work and training
Start Date
3-6 months

Job Details

Placement and duration
The Compliance and Operational Risk Summer Analyst Programme is a 10-week programme that begins in June 2024 and is for penultimate year university students. The curriculum includes an orientation of the Firm, senior management speaker seminars, social and networking events to build Summer Analysts' professional networks.
Training programme
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, technical training and team-building activities. Summer Analysts also receive considerable on-the-job training, a series of Senior Speaker meetings, networking events and work-shadowing opportunities.
Role and Responsibilities
To give the Summer Analyst a sense of what it's like to work in a fast paced environment like ours, you will be given substantive responsibilities with real impact across the various teams in Compliance and Operational Risk.

Specific responsibilities may include:
• Analysis of regulations, rules and provide advice on those regulations
• Assisting with responding to regulatory inquiries and examinations
• Conducting monitoring of transactions, employee activities and communications
• Drafting and coordinating regulatory updates, and compliance bulletins
• Participating in compliance risk assessments and analysis of the Firm’s compliance environment
• Reviewing and drafting policies, procedures and compliance manuals
• Analysing operation risk incidents to identify themes and/or patterns
• Performing operational risk Deep Dives on selected Business Units / Products

Qualifications and Skills
• You are an undergraduate student in your penultimate year of study and are on track for at least a 2.1 honours degree or equivalent
• You can demonstrate a motivation to work in Compliance and/or Operational Risk
• You have a desire to work within the financial services / banking industry
• You like project work, particularly completing Risk Assessments
• You have written and verbal communication skills in English
• You enjoy data driven tasks with a need for attention to detail
• You have the ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word

Application Process and Deadline
In order to be considered, candidates must apply by Sunday 26th November 2023 at 23:55 BST
Please note, we recruit on a rolling basis so completing your application as soon as possible is encouraged

To be successful to join the programme you will:
• Submit an online application with cover letter by the above deadline
• Complete the full recruitment process which includes online testing, 1st stage telephone interview and an assessment centre which will take place in person in our London offices


Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in 42 countries, the firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. 

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