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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Intern - Undergraduate

Location: New York City, New York

Salary: $175K - $175K

Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. With offices in 41 countries and more than 75,000 employees, the firm’s clients include corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals. Morgan Stanley ranked No. 61 in the 2021 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

Role and Responsibilities

Summer Associates in the Real Estate Banking Group work exclusively in that practice which covers a diverse set of REITs, commercial property/lodging companies, developers and real estate private equity fund managers. The Real Estate Banking group operates as a global team involved in sourcing and executing a broad range of public and private capital markets and M&A/strategic advisory transactions. The group executes all its own M&A/advisory transactions, without the use of generalist M&A professionals, which provides team members with the opportunity to develop strong analytical and technical skills and to gain significant transaction execution experience.  Summer Associates have the opportunity to work on all transaction types with significant exposure to senior investment bankers in the group.

Role and responsibilities of a Summer Associate vary but may include:

  • Managing and assisting in the execution of corporate finance transactions.
  • Performing financial analysis, strategic business analysis and detailed industry research.
  • Contributing to team discussions and client meetings.
  • Preparing and delivering client presentations in a clear and compelling manner.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You are an MBA or a J.D. student graduating between December 2024 and June 2025.
  • You have at least two to three years of work experience (preferred).
  • You can manage multiple projects, provide complicated financial analysis, and develop appropriate corporate finance solutions.
  • You have excellent analytical and decision-making abilities.

Expected base pay rate for the role will be $175,000 USD per year at the commencement of employment.  However, base pay is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include discretionary bonuses and other Morgan Stanley sponsored benefit programs.