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Location: UK: Glasgow

Opportunity: 12-week returnship

Start Date: 7 March 2022

Apply by: 14 November 2021

In today’s world, successful careers are fluid and often do not follow a traditional path. Morgan Stanley sees great potential in people who have taken a career break for two years or more and are now looking to return to their chosen profession. Morgan Stanley’s Return to Work program is an opportunity to re-engage. During the 12-week paid program, individuals are placed in roles that complement their skills and experience and offer them an opportunity to develop and grow. Upon completion of the program participants may receive an offer of employment.

Morgan Stanley is more than a leading financial services firm. With offices spanning 41 countries, the firm’s talented and passionate people across the globe bring excellence and integrity to everything they do. Their diverse employees work together, to deliver exceptional ideas and solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Morgan Stanley invites you to apply for the Return to Work program in Glasgow, with opportunities available in Finance, Fund Services, Legal & Compliance, Operations and Technology. You will receive continuous training, mentorship, and professional development to help you learn new skills, build relationships, expand your network and gain new on-the-job experiences.

You will be:

  • Currently on a career break of at least two years
  • Interested in returning to work on a permanent basis
  • Looking for a supportive entry-route back into the workforce

You will have:

  • Experience within Financial Services, Professional Services, Technology, or a directly relevant area
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving with analytical skills
  • A desire to learn and be intellectually curious

The Program

Morgan Stanley’s 12-week paid Return to Work program is based principally at the Firm’s Glasgow office, and will run from 7 March to 27 May 2022. The program is an opportunity for experienced professionals to re-enter the workplace and continue their career in a high performing environment. During the program all participants will network with colleagues and senior leaders from across the Firm and will receive training and support to refresh and add to their skills, whilst working within a team.

At the end of the program participants will be ready to take the next step in their career with the possibility of a permanent role at Morgan Stanley. Program opportunities exist in Finance, Fund Services, Legal & Compliance, Operations and Technology and individuals will be placed in roles based on their skills, interests, and experience.

Application Process

To learn more about the program and to apply, please visit: www.morganstanley.com/returntowork by 14th November, 2021.

If you have any questions, please e-mail: returntowork_glasgow@morganstanley.com

Morgan Stanley also encourage career returners to directly apply for permanent vacancies via Supported Hiring. For further information on the permanent positions available at Morgan Stanley, please visit:


Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. They work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Their skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which they operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives, and experiences. Their strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through their constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to the recruitment team to find out more.