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Morgan Stanley 2021 Summer Analyst Applications Are Now OPEN!

Eligible candidates may apply for up to three programs through the links below. In order to be considered, please submit your application by the program deadline. REMEMBER: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply early!

Application Deadline: July 27

Firm Strategy & Execution
Global Capital Markets
Investment Banking
Investment Management
Public Finance
• Research
 – Equity Research
 – Fixed Income Research
 – Alphawise
• Sales & Trading
 – Bank Resource Management
 – Fund Services
 – Fixed Income
 – Institutional Equity
 – Prime Brokerage Client Services
Wealth Management

Application Deadline: September 6

Corporate Services
Corporate Treasury
Human Resources
Internal Audit Business Track
Firm Risk Management

Application Deadline: September 6

Diversity Sophomore Summer Programs

Application Deadline: September 20

Internal Audit Technology Track

Application Deadline: October 11

New York Programs

Baltimore Programs

Application Deadline: January 2021

Diversity Freshman Enhancement Program

Become career ready this summer

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There’s never been a better time to explore LinkedIn Learning’s offerings and add some new skills to career readiness or personal “toolkit.”  LinkedIn Learning (formerly known as is a video-based online instruction resource available for Middlebury students.  You can watch short videos or work through an entire course — with over 15,000 courses there is something for everyone!  Check out my collections on the following topics:

Once you’ve signed in with your full Middlebury email address and password you’ll be ready to begin. 

For more details about how to use LinkedIn Learning, visit

Breaking Into Finance: A Middlebury Student Panel

Interested in the world of finance? Hear from current Middlebury upperclassmen who have secured internships and full-time jobs at top-tier finance firms at the annual Breaking Into Finance Panel co-hosted by MCG, MiddSIC, MiddWOW, and RISE. The event will consist of a moderated session on the panelists’ experiences in investment banking, sales & trading, wealth management, investment research, and asset management followed by an open Q&A session.


  • Aidan Acosta ‘20.5 – Morgan Stanley Investment Banking


  • Liam Boyd ‘20.5 – Envest Wealth Management + RHB Investment Research
  • Raquel Maldonado Moron ’20 – Goldman Sachs Investment Banking
  • Miles McQueen ’20 – Barclays Investment Banking + Payden & Rygel Asset Management
  • Blake Yaccino ’20 – Goldman Sachs Sales & Trading

This event will take place on Wednesday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. EDT via Zoom (link to be sent prior to event).

**Sign up here:

Summer Internships Won’t Be the Same This Year

I hope you’re keeping up with the financial news — this article was published on Monday in the New York Times (use your Middlebury subscription and subscribe to the Dealbook newsletter).

Read all about it here:

Learn the language of business this summer

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This is a friendly reminder about HBS Online’s current offer for the summer CORe programs. You can now enroll in May or June CORe for $450 (an 80% discount) by using your campus email address and promotional code. The promotional code is active and expires on June 16, 2020. 

This offer is intended for only current undergraduate students or recent graduates (within one year of graduation)

The promotional code is: SummerCORe20

There is no application fee, and here are step-by-step instructions with screenshots on how to apply. You may find additional information on this offer in the Collaborating College Summer CORe FAQ document.

Qsemble Capital Management Seeks Summer Intern

Peter Lubans ’06 seeks a summer intern to work with him at his firm. Applications from all qualified Middlebury students will be considered.

Qsemble is a quantitative trading firm based in New York City. The firm combines deep knowledge of financial markets with sophisticated statistical learning and data analysis techniques to systematically predict stock prices.

Join us for a summer internship and get exposure to both the high-level principles that guide our approach to portfolio management, as well as the day-to-day realities of operating an investment management firm.
Projects will depend on both the candidate’s skills and the firm’s needs, but may include: cleaning and processing data sets in preparation for alpha research, writing software tools to assist with exploratory data analysis, researching the efficacy of various model-fitting techniques, writing tools to assist in monitoring production trading, and streamlining data flows. 
Some coding experience is required, preferably using python.

Apply Here:

Launch Your Career: The Associate Program at AlphaSights: Info Session on April 22

COVID-19 has affected communities across the world, forcing us to work together and adapt to new realities. AlphaSights is no different — as we adjust to a new normal for now, we are still hiring and open for business across our NY & SF office. We’ve moved to an entirely virtual interview process and we hope to connect with you! Check out our Associate Program below, and attend this event:

Wednesday, April 22 at 12 pm Eastern Time

Click HERE to register and get the Zoom link in Handshake

What should the start of your career look like? Do you look for an introduction to the world of business and exposure to a wide variety of industries? A role offering autonomy and measurable personal impact? A clear path towards leading your own team and managing blue-chip client relationships in two years’ time? Running your own multimillion-dollar book of business in five years?

AlphaSights is the world’s knowledge partner, comprised of ambitious professionals committed to accelerating progress for our clients and our people alike. From the moment you join us as an Associate, you’ll have significant autonomy and personal responsibility. You’ll receive training and professional development opportunities to help you excel in your role. Hard work, drive, and a commitment to delivering results will put you on a path to becoming a Manager in around two years from joining us, and a Vice President in around five. 

All along, you’ll be working in the company of like-minded, driven colleagues from across the globe: we work as one global team that’s dedicated to growing our business, improving ourselves, supporting one another, and celebrating wins together. Our alumni go on to join some of the world’s most prestigious companies or pursue further study at top graduate schools.

Apply directly through the following links:

The Associate Program at AlphaSights