Location: UK: London

Opportunity: 16-week returnship

Start Date: March 2024

Apply by: 30 October 2023

*Applications have now closed*

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 one year or more and are now looking to return to the workplace. Morgan Stanley’s Return to Work program is an opportunity to re-engage. During the 16-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 full-time 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 to their Return to Work Program in London, with opportunities available in Finance, Global Capital Markets, Internal Audit, Investment Banking, Investment Management, Legal & Compliance, Operations, Research, Risk Management, Sales & Trading, and Technology. You will receive continuous training, mentorship, coaching, and professional development to help you learn new and develop existing skills, build relationships, expand your network and gain new on-the-job experiences.

About You

You don’t have to have a background in financial services to have a career with Morgan Stanley. The firm welcomes highly motivated candidates from a diverse range of industries. If you’re ready to grow personally and professionally—this is the place to do it. Morgan Stanley strives to create a spirit of inclusion by bringing together and valuing dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds, talents, perspectives, cultural identities and experiences.

You will be:

  • Currently on a career break of at least one year (please note: the one-year eligibility will be calculated as of March 2024, the projected program start date)
  • Available to attend the 16 week program, commencing on 4 March 2024
  • Looking for a supportive entry-route back into the workforce

You will have:

  • 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 16-week paid Return to Work program is based principally at the Firm’s London office, and will run from 4 March to 21 June 2024. 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.

Upon completion of the program, participants may receive an offer of full-time employment depending on performance and business needs.

Application Process

To submit your application, please complete the Taleo application form by 30 October 2023

To learn more about the program, please visit: www.morganstanley.com/returntowork

If you have any questions, please e-mail: returntowork_london@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: www.morganstanley.com/people/experienced-professionals

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.