Preview to 5 Morgan Stanley Interviews Below

1. Strategy, AVP Interview

Process Description

Went up to the office in Purchase, NY to interview as thats where the managers of GWM were located, met with 2 directors and two vice presidents for 30 mins each, everyone was very friendly.

Sample Interview Question at Morgan Stanley:

Nothing really difficult or unexpected as I was an employee referral, just the basic resume walk through and why I was interested. I was coming from a competitor doing the same exact job.


2. Morgan Stanley Sophomore Analyst Program Interview

Process Description

Emailed to set up a first round phone screening. Had one phone call, where they asked why MS, why IB, and any deals.

Morgan Stanley Interviews:

Can you talk about a recent Morgan Stanley deal that you have been following, or someone else significant in the markets, in order to demonstrate your interest in Investment banking?


3. Summer Analyst Interview

Process Description

I applied online (non-target school) around September.Had first round interview by phone in January. Interview was mostly a discussion.

Example of Interview Question at Morgan Stanley:

What was the best trade of last year? Basically wanted to know if I knew what happened in different markets


4. Summer Analyst Morgan Stanley Interview

Process Description

Submitted my application online, took online math test, invited for phone interview, then super day

Example of Interview Question at Morgan Stanley:

Walk me through how Depreciation going up by $10 would affect the statements. If you owned a small business and were approached by a larger company about an acquisition, how would you think about the


5. Market Risk Methodology Quantitative Analyst Interview

Process Description

Technical interview, 30 minutes on the phone with a senior analyst, basic conditional probability, correlations, fixed income, interest rate risk.

Morgan Stanley Sample Interview Question:

Conidtional probabilty on coin toss. what is the probability if you have a perfectly fair coin to draw one head given that one head has already happened?


All 669 Morgan Stanley Interview Insights Below

Yearsort ascending Status Position City Group / Division / Type Overall Experience Difficulty
2017 Intern Risk Management Intern New York Risk Management Positive Easy
2017 Software Developer New York Prime Brokerage Neutral Average
2017 Engineer Liberty Mutual ADP Seattle, WA Technology Consulting Neutral Average
2017 Intern Investment Banking Morgan Stanley Menlo Park Investment Banking Positive Average
2017 Intern MS S&T New York Generalist Neutral Average
2017 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Public Finance Neutral Difficult
2017 1st Year Analyst Operation Analyst Tokyo Operations Neutral Difficult
2017 Intern Morgan Stanley 2018 FI S&T New York Fixed Income Positive Average
2017 Intern Summer Intern NYC Fixed Income Neutral Average
2017 Intern Summer Analyst New York Capital Markets Very Positive Average
2017 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Menlo Park Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2017 Intern Morgan Stanley Summer Analyst Hong Kong Equity Research Neutral Difficult
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Spring Intern London Investment Banking Positive Easy
2017 Intern Summer Analyst Morgan Stanley London Investment Banking Neutral Easy
2017 Intern Morgan Stanley New York Investment Banking Positive Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey IB Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Public Finance Morgan Stanley San Francisco Public Finance Neutral Average
2017 Intern Morgan Stanley Public Finance New York Public Finance Positive Average
2017 Intern Summer Analyst NY Investment Banking Positive Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Equity Research New York N/A Neutral Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Morgan Stanley Equity Research Summer Intern New York Equity Research Neutral Average
2017 Intern Summer Analyst New York City Investment Banking Positive Very Easy
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Finance Summer Analyst New York Corporate Finance Neutral Average
2017 Intern Summer Analsyt New York Investment Banking Positive Average
2017 Intern BRM MS London Prime Brokerage Neutral Average
2017 Intern Investment Management Intern Seattle Generalist Very Positive Average
2017 Intern Sales and Trading Morgan Stanley New York Sales and Trading Negative Very Difficult
2017 Other Morgan Stanley New York Fixed Income Neutral Average
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Morgan Stanley New York Derivatives Positive Difficult
2017 Student / Prospective Monkey Strats Analyst New York Strategy Positive Average
2017 Winter Analyst Hong Kong Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2016 1st Year Analyst Investment Banking Analyst London Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley GCM Summer Intern New York Equity Capital Markets Neutral Average
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley GCM Hong Kong Equity Capital Markets Very Positive Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Summer Internship Miami Private Wealth Management Positive Easy
2016 IBD SA Hong Kong Investment Banking Negative Difficult
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley New York Investment Banking Positive Easy
2016 Intern IBD Summer Internship London Mergers and Acquisitions Positive Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Very Positive Easy
2016 Intern Prime Brokerage Summer Analyst New York Account Management Neutral Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Easy
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst New York N/A Neutral Difficult
2016 Intern Liquidity Risk Management New York Risk Positive Very Easy
2016 Intern Summer Research Analyst New York Equity Research Neutral Average
2016 Intern Equity Capital Markets Summer Analyst Hong Kong Equity Capital Markets Neutral Average
2016 Intern Summer Analyst London Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2016 Wealth Management Intern Mt. Laurel Private Wealth Management Positive Easy
2016 Intern Summer Internship Hong Kong Generalist Positive Average
2016 Intern IBD Summer Analyst Chicago Investment Banking Very Positive Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Risk Management Analyst New York Risk Management Negative Difficult
2016 Intern Summer Intern London Equity Capital Markets Neutral Very Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Equity Research Summer Analyst New York Equity Research Neutral Average
2016 Intern Summer Analyst New York Finance Positive Easy
2016 1st Year Analyst Quantitative Analyst New York N/A Positive Average
2016 Off Cycle ECM London Investment Banking Positive Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Generalist Neutral Average
2016 Intern Wealth Management Summer Analyst Providence Private Wealth Management Positive Easy
2016 1st Year Analyst Investor Services Analyst Purchase Investor Relations Neutral Average
2016 Intern IBD Summer Analyst London Investment Banking Negative Average
2016 Intern Fixed Income Summer Analyst New York Sales and Trading Neutral Difficult
2016 Equity Research Analyst Hong Kong N/A Neutral Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Intern Off-Cycle Analyst London Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2016 Intern off-cycle analyst London Investment Banking Positive Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst Hong Kong Generalist Positive Average
2016 Intern Fixed Income Summer Analyst New York Fixed Income Very Positive Easy
2016 Intern Global Capital Markets Summer Analyst New York Capital Markets Neutral Difficult
2016 Intern Risk Summer Analyst New York Credit Risk Neutral Average
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Sales and Trading Summer Analyst London Sales and Trading Positive Average
2016 1st Year Analyst Bank Resource Management Analyst New York Sales and Trading Very Positive Easy
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley New York Generalist Neutral Difficult
2016 N/A Morgan Stanley Shanghai Investment Banking Negative Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Winter Analyst HK 2016 Singapore Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2016 Intern Winter Analyst Hong Kong Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Spring Insight Programme London Generalist Neutral Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Analyst Chicago Generalist Very Positive Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Equity research Toronto Equity Research Neutral Average
2016 Summer Associate Intern Liquidity Risk New York Risk Neutral Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Easy
2016 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate Intern Hong Kong Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2016 Intern Summer intern Milan Investment Banking Positive Average
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Easy
2016 Intern Investment banking summer analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Average
2016 sales and trading New York Fixed Income Positive Average
2016 Intern Investment Banking Winter Intern Hong Kong Investment Banking Very Positive Difficult
2016 Intern Summer analyst (S&T) London Trading Neutral Average
2016 Intern Wealth Management Summer Analyst Miami Wealth Management Very Positive Easy
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley FSE New York Strategy Neutral Difficult
2016 Morgan Stanley Summer Analyst Chicago Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley London Investment Banking Negative Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets Summer Analyst New York Capital Markets Positive Difficult
2016 Intern Intern Chicago Private Wealth Management Positive Average
2016 1st Year Analyst Morgan stanley paris Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Intern IBD Summer Analyst Hong Kong Investment Banking Positive Average
2016 Morgan Stanley Equity Capital Markets Singapore Equity Capital Markets Neutral Difficult
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Intern Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Morgan Stanley Sophomore Analyst Program New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate Hong Kong Generalist Positive Difficult
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley FICC Sales & Trading Summer Analyst Hong Kong FICC - Fixed Income Currency and Commodities Positive Difficult
2016 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate Oil & Gas Investment Banking Houston Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2016 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2016 Intern Morgan Stanley Off Cycle London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Summer Intern Los Angeles Private Wealth Management Neutral Average
2015 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate New York Generalist Neutral Average
2015 Intern Summer Analyst Menlo Park Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2015 Intern Sales and Trading Summer Analyst New York Sales and Trading Positive Difficult
2015 Intern New York Generalist Neutral Difficult
2015 Internship in Public Finance New York Public Finance Positive Average
2015 Summer Associate Intern Equity Research Summer Associate New York Equity Research Positive Average
2015 Intern Wealth Management New York Wealth Management Very Positive Easy
2015 Intern Sales and trading New York FICC - Fixed Income Currency and Commodities Positive Difficult
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst New York Generalist Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Spring Insight Programme London Investment Banking Positive Average
2015 Market Risk Methodology Quantitative Analyst Budapest Investment Banking Very Positive Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Analyst London Sales and Trading Positive Average
2015 Intern IBD SA New York Generalist Neutral Average
2015 1st Year Analyst Analyst New York Investments Positive Easy
2015 Intern summer inter New York Wealth Management Neutral Average
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey IB Summer Analyst London Investment Banking Positive Average
2015 Intern Morgan Stanley London Credit Risk Negative Difficult
2015 1st Year Associate Equity Research (Associate class) Australia Equity Research Positive Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Analyst Los Angeles Generalist Neutral Difficult
2015 1st Year Analyst Investment Banking Analyst New York Investment Banking Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Bank Resource Management New York Sales and Trading Positive Difficult
2015 Financial Advisor Resident Financial Advisor Washington Asset Management Positive Average
2015 1st Year Analyst Operations Analyst Glasgow Operations Positive Average
2015 1st Year Analyst IBD Graduate Analyst London Mergers and Acquisitions Negative Difficult
2015 N/A Investment banking analyt New York N/A Neutral Very Difficult
2015 Intern MB/REI Capital Markets Summer Analyst New York Investment Management Neutral Easy
2015 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 1st Year Analyst Equity Risk Analyst New York Risk Management Positive Average
2015 Intern Intern London Investment Banking Positive Average
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Operations Analyst South Jordan Operations Very Positive Average
2015 1st Year Analyst Morgan Stanley Private Bank, NA New York Private Banking Neutral Very Easy
2015 Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Intern IBD - Turkey Coverage London Mergers and Acquisitions Neutral Average
2015 Intern MS Spring London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Intern Sales & Trading Summer Analyst New York Sales and Trading Very Positive Average
2015 Summer Analyst London Investment Banking Negative Average
2015 Technology analyst Mumbai, India Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Positive Average
2015 Intern Ops New York Operations Positive Difficult
2015 1st Year Analyst Business Analyst New York Wealth Management Neutral Average
2015 Intern Corp Fin New York Risk Management Neutral Average
2015 1st Year Analyst Treasury analyst New York Other Neutral Average
2015 Intern Summer Analyst New York Prime Brokerage Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Investment Banking Analyst New York Investment Banking Positive Easy
2015 Intern Wealth Management Capital Markets Summer Analyst San Francisco Wealth Management Neutral Difficult
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst London Sales and Trading Negative Difficult
2015 N/A Business Analyst New York N/A Neutral Average
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Infrastructure Private Equity Summer Analyst New York Private Equity Neutral Very Difficult
2015 2nd Year Associate Listed Derivatives Associate Baltimore Operations Neutral Average
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Summer Analyst Singapore Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Intern Intern Los Gatos Wealth Management Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Morgan Stanley Summer Analyst IBD SF San Francisco Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2015 Morgan Stanley: Global Capital Markets Summer Analyst New York Capital Markets Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Sales and Trading Summer Internship London N/A Positive Average
2015 Summer Associate Intern Summer Analyst London Sales and Trading Neutral Difficult
2015 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Student / Prospective Monkey Intern East Lansing Wealth Management Very Positive Difficult
2015 1st Year Analyst FT Analyst - Energy Houston Energy Neutral Average
2015 GCM Hong Kong Global Markets Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Fixed Income Sales & Trading Summer Analyst New York FICC - Fixed Income Currency and Commodities Neutral Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Intern New York Sales and Trading Very Positive Easy
2015 Intern Sophomore Summer Analyst Hong Kong Generalist Very Positive Average
2015 Intern Spring Insight/ Spring Week London Investment Banking Neutral Difficult
2015 1st Year Analyst IBD FT Analyst London Mergers and Acquisitions Positive Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Technology Analyst London Technology Positive Difficult
2015 Intern Strats intern New York Generalist Positive Very Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Intern Shanghai Investment Banking Positive Average
2015 Intern Fixed income structurer Hong Kong Fixed Income Negative Average
2015 Intern Country Risk Analyst Hong Kong Risk Management Positive Average
2015 Intern GCM Summer Intern Hong Kong Equity Capital Markets Positive Average
2015 Analyst New York Wealth Management Very Positive Average
2015 1st Year Analyst intern London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2015 Intern Sales & Trading Summer Intern Hong Kong Generalist Neutral Difficult
2015 Intern Summer Analyst Hong Kong Finance Neutral Average
2014 Intern Sales and Trading London Sales and Trading Neutral Average
2014 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate New York Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2014 Intern Sophomore Summer Analyst Program New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2014 1st Year Associate Associate New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2014 Investment Banking & Global Capital Markets Analyst Programme London Investment Banking Neutral Average
2014 Summer Associate Intern Summer Associate New York Investment Banking Positive Difficult
2014 Intern Summer Junior Associate New York Equity Research Very Positive Average
2014 Intern Investment Banking Intern São Paulo N/A Neutral Average
2014 Summer Associate Intern Summer Analyst Hong Kong Sales and Trading Positive Average
2014 Intern Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2014 Intern Summer Intern London Investment Banking Positive Average
2014 Intern Summer Analyst San Francisco Investment Banking Positive Average
2014 1st Year Analyst Full time analyst Hong Kong Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Neutral Difficult
2014 3rd+ Year Analyst Credit Research Analyst Budapest Risk Management Very Positive Average
2014 1st Year Associate Structured Rates Product Controller Baltimore Finance Positive Easy
2014 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst New York Investment Banking Neutral Average
2014 1st Year Analyst Operations Analyst New York Operations Neutral Average
2014 Intern Investment Banking Summer Analyst London N/A Neutral Average
2014 1st Year Analyst Real Estate Investing Analyst Programme London Real Estate Very Positive Difficult
2014 Intern Credit Risk Summer Internship New York Credit Risk Positive Average
2014 Intern WM Intern Boston Wealth Management Neutral Average
2014 Intern PWM Internship Chicago Private Wealth Management Positive Easy