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Morgan Stanley Overview

New York, NY
10000+ employees
1935
Company - Public (MS)
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services Firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including ... Read more

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#100), 2011 (#37)

Top CEOs: 2018 (#72)

Company Updates

  • “It’s a wonderful thing to have Carla Harris walk into a room with you or make a call on your behalf.” Tanya Van Court, founder and CEO of Goalsetter, shares with other founders from our Multicultural Innovation Lab how that first introduction can mark a turning point in building the network to make a brilliant idea become a thriving business. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQh0F

    How Entrepreneurs Build Connections

    Moderator: How did you find out about the Multicultural Innovation Lab? Were there connections involved in that process? Van Court: When the Lab application came out, no fewer than seven people forwarded it to me and said, "You absolutely need to apply for this." These were people I knew through entrepreneurship circles.

  • Strong consumer spending and wage growth bode well for U.S. holiday sales growth, but headwinds temper forecasts. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQh0P

    Holiday Retail Outlook: Both Naughty and Nice

    Strong consumer spending, wage growth and low unemployment could boost U.S. holiday sales growth, but the retail calendar and poor weather may temper results.

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Morgan Stanley – Why Work For Us?


Experienced Professionals

Welcome to the next stage of your career journey. At Morgan Stanley, you’ll be working alongside some of the best professionals in the business—for a firm that values individual intellect as much as teamwork. Join us.

Students & Graduates

We never stop learning-about our business, our world, or ourselves. We're proud to offer opportunities for students and recent graduates who are ready to grow their careers with us.

Financial Advisors

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management grants Financial Advisors access to global resources and capabilities that will take your business to the next level—and provide confidence and security to your clients.

What We Do

The India GICs house the Technology, Operations, Finance, Legal and Compliance, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Corporate Services, Fund Services, Prime Brokerage and other specialized functions. The GICs are located across two sites in Goregaon, Mumbai - Athena at Mindspace, and Nirlon Knowledge Park (NKP) campus. 

The GICs also inaugurated an office in Bengaluru, located in the RMZ Ecoworld Building in 2015. This office currently houses the Technology, Operations, Fund Services and HR Operations teams.



Diversity

At Morgan Stanley, diversity is an opportunity: not just for clients, but also for employees and the Firm itself. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross-section of the global communities in which we operate. They reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences, delivering unique ideas and exceptional service to our clients every day.  

Giving Back

Morgan Stanley is rooted in communities around the world- which means a unique opportunity to commit ourselves to philanthropy and public works. From using business skills to help nonprofits, to enabling better children’s health, we are committed to giving back globally.

TECHNOLOGY

Morgan Stanley has a rich history and culture of technology innovation, allowing the Firm to stay on the cutting-edge and solve highly complex business and technology problems in finance, capital markets and wealth and asset management. Our teams of world-class technologists continuously explore opportunities emerging from new technologies, build innovative solutions and establish partnerships with emerging technology players to deliver new and innovative solutions. Our technology team’s priority areas include cloud computing, productivity and social platforms, big data and analytics, machine learning, automation, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. We also focus on emerging technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality, gamification and quantum computing.

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    I worked at Morgan Stanley part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, great way to get some experience!

    Cons

    Nothing really stands out as a Con

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Morgan Stanley Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Morgan Stanley (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Phone interview for the first round then made it to the second round where it was 2 30-minute case studies with rather junior people and then had one more case interview with an associate

    Interview Questions

    • If a company is experiencing a decrease in profits but they have not incurred any new costs, what is the problem?   4 Answers
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Morgan Stanley Awards & Accolades

  • Best Global Equity House, Euromoney Awards for Excellence, 2015
  • Best Global Emerging Market Equity House, Euromoney Awards for Excellence, 2015
  • Best EMEA Equity House, The IFR Awards, 2015
  • Best Asia-Pacific Equity House, The IFR Awards, 2015
  • 15 Financial Advisors including the No. 1 ranking, Barron's "Top 100 Women Financial Advisors", 2015
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