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Join us for our Morgan Stanley Diversity Programs

**Students who participate in these programs increase their odds of being offered a summer analyst position**

At Morgan Stanley, we know that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background, reflecting our standards of integrity and excellence. The following undergraduate Diversity Programs are an integral part of our diversity recruiting efforts.

Participants are invited to Morgan Stanley’s New York Headquarters to gain insight into our businesses through a variety of workshops, network with employees, and participate in the first stage of the Summer Analyst recruiting process.

Early Insights Programs

You will be asked to rank your top 3 divisions of interest. Before selecting your divisions of interest, we encourage you to watch our Morgan Stanley webinars to help you make an informed decision.

Black, Hispanic, and Native American Early Insights Program | March 7 – 8

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 7

Eligibility Requirement: undergraduate Black, Hispanic, and Native American students graduating between December 2020-June 2022

Women Early Insights Program | March 14 – 15

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 7

Eligibility Requirement: undergraduate Women graduating between December 2020-June 2022

LGBT+ Early Insights Program | April 5

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 6

Eligibility Requirement: undergraduate students who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender graduating between December 2020-June 2022

Divisional Workshops

Career Discovery Day | April 10 – 11

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 13

Eligibility Requirement: Women, LGBT+, Black, Hispanic, Native American undergraduate students graduating between December 2020-June 2021

Designed for students interested in Compliance, Corporate Treasury, Finance, Firm Risk Management, Human Resources, Internal Audit, and/or Operations

Technology Early Insights Day | March 29

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 27

Eligibility Requirement: Women, LGBT+, Black, Hispanic, Native American undergraduate students graduating between December 2020-June 2022

Application Details

  • After submitting your application you will be asked to complete an additional video component via HireVue. You will receive a separate e-mail with information on how to complete this step within 72 hours of submitting your application. We encourage you to account for this step in your application timeline.
  • Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled at a four year accredited institution and provide their resume with a current GPA.
  • You may apply to as many Early Insights Programs as you are eligible for and interested in, but can only be selected to attend one.
  • Tune in here to watch Morgan Stanley educational webinars in order to help narrow down your divisional interests.
  • All events will be held at our offices in New York City; participation is limited.
  • Morgan Stanley will provide travel and hotel accommodations for selected applicants.

Careers in Investment Management: A Conversation with Pam Czekanski ’81,P’18,P’20

The liberal arts education that Middlebury provides prepares students for success in a wide variety of roles in financial services. Come learn more about the range of opportunities in this ever changing field. Join seasoned financial services professional Pam Czekanski ’81,P’18,P’20 for an informal conversation.

Wednesday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in Axinn 219

Pam is a Vice President of Loomis, Sayles & Company, and associate director of client service. Loomis Sayles is an investment management firm that manages over $260 billion. In her role, she works closely with corporate pension and endowment clients on their portfolios’ asset allocation and helps provide solutions to the investment challenges they face. She has also worked with individual clients as they work to reach their financial goals. Pam has over 30 years of experience managing institutional equity and fixed income portfolios for institutional and high net worth clients.

After graduating from Middlebury with an economics major and a concentration in music history, she went on to earn the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. She has served as a Trustee of Middlebury, President of the Boston Middlebury Alumni Association and is currently a Trustee of the Bolton MA Public Library after serving as Co-Chair of the Library Construction Committee from 2006-2009. Pam is a member of the Finance Committee of the Forsyth Institute, a leading research institute focusing on oral health. She is also a member of the Boston Club, whose mission is the advancement of women on corporate and nonprofit boards.

Young Leaders Diversity Program

Moelis & Company is pleased to announce our Third Annual Young Leaders Diversity Program. This hands-on and immersive program gives sophomores an opportunity to spend the day learning about investment banking from Moelis & Company’s industry-leading bankers and a chance to network with their peers. Through case studies and discussions, students will gain early exposure to senior bankers and understand how Moelis & Company’s unique, innovative, and collaborative culture has made it one of the fastest growing firms on Wall Street.

Application Details
Interested students should apply on the Moelis & Company Career Site by Friday, February 1st. Applicants must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate, Class of 2021 and be available on March 14th & 15th.  The application is open to candidates interested in any of our US offices.

To apply, please submit the following as a PDF:

1. Resume
2. Personal statement including what you hope to gain from the Program (200-300 words)

About Moelis & Company

Moelis & Company is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative strategic advice and solutions to a diverse client base, including corporations, governments and financial sponsors.

We assist our clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors. Our team of experienced professionals advises clients on their most critical decisions, including mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations and restructurings and other corporate finance matters. We serve our clients with over 850 employees based in 19 geographic locations in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment opportunities without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, citizenship status, genetic information, disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and any other applicable law), or any other characteristic or status protected under any applicable US, state or other law.

Bank of America Spring Diversity and Inclusion Forums

Whether you are in the early stages of exploring opportunities or you have decided on a potential career path, the Bank of America Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forums provide female and ethnically diverse first year and sophomore students with the opportunity to learn about the financial services industry, dive deep into specific business areas, develop relationships with professionals and prepare for the 2020 application and interview process. Bank of America is committed to diversity and inclusion in its workforce – all students are welcome to apply.

Elevating Careers – NYC: March 26-27 and Charlotte: April 4-5

Ignite with Tech – Charlotte: April 1-3

Step Ahead: Banking, Markets & Investment Management – NYC: April 10-11

Ignite with STEM – Charlotte: March 20 NYC: April 2

To apply: The application deadline for all programs is February 3 at 11:55 p.m. Eastern. While student applications are limited to one Spring Diversity & Inclusion Forum, we will consider applicants for all forums based on capacity.

Learn more & apply here:

Applications are now open for Goldman Sachs’ 2019 Spring Exploratory Programs!

Shaping the future of finance…

At Goldman Sachs, we believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We seek out people with all types of skills, interests and experiences. So whether you’ve been trading penny stocks since the eighth grade or have never imagined a career in finance, there’s a place for you here.

For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

Interested? Join us for one of our upcoming exploratory programs to meet us and learn more. You’ll get a glimpse into the many paths and opportunities you can pursue with us (and beyond) and hone the skills that will set you up for success through skill-building workshops, group activities and networking events.

Travel, food, and accommodations are provided within firm policy (Please note: Goldman Sachs will provide domestic travel within the U.S. and hotel accommodations.)

Women’s Leadership Camp | February 6-8 | New York and Salt Lake City

  • Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should be undergraduate women graduating between December 2020 and June 2022.

Undergraduate Camp | February 20-22 | New York, Salt Lake City and Dallas/Irving

  • Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should be black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and/or first-generations undergraduate students graduating between December 2020 and June 2022.  *At Goldman Sachs, you are considered a first-generation college student if none of your parents or guardians completed a post-secondary, 4-year degree program in the US, or an equivalent degree elsewhere.

Pride Summit | March 13-15 | New York

  • Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should be undergraduate students graduating between December 2020 and June 2022 who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender.

Engineering Essentials | May 13-17 | New York

  • Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should be black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American and/or women undergraduate students graduating between December 2020 and August 2021.

Virtual Insight Series | 2019 Summer | Virtual

  • Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should be undergraduate students graduating between December 2020 and June 2022.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit our events portal at and search “diversity events” to apply.
  2. Choose a program and submit your application — you can apply for as many as you’re eligible for, but may only be selected to attend one in-person program.
  3. Once you’ve applied, you will receive an email asking you to complete the Inbox Task. Please click the “provide additional data” tab to find the form.
  4. Complete a video interview via the HireVue platform. You will receive an invitation from Hirevue on the Monday after you apply.


  • January 6 – Pride Summit | Women’s Leadership Camp | Undergraduate Camp
  • March 3 – Engineering Essentials
  • March 31 – Insight Series

Please note: You may apply to as many programs as you are eligible for and interested in, but can only be selected to attend one in-person program.

Get to Know Morgan Stanley: A Virtual Learning Series

You’re invited you to “meet” Morgan Stanley! Join in for an introduction and overview of Morgan Stanley’s business through a live and interactive webinar series.  After expanding your understanding of the many different opportunities we have to offer, we invite you to gain in-depth insights into each distinct business.

Highlights of each webinar include:

  • Business framework and function
  • Inside look at the Summer Analyst experience
  • Tips for success in the recruitment process
  • Q&A

Click on the links to register for as many webinars you like. You will receive an email in advance of each webinar with log-in access.

All sessions will be held at 6:00 p.m. EST.*


Learn More

To view additional webinars and webinars you may have missed please click here.

Sales & Trading: Monday, December 3

Research: Tuesday, December 4 *5pm EST*

Public Finance: Wednesday, December 5

Quantitative Finance: Monday, December 10

Global Capital Markets: Tuesday, December 11

Fixed Income: Wednesday, December 12

Technology: Thursday, December 13

Investment Management: Monday, December 17

Human Resources: Tuesday, December 18

Finance: Wednesday, December 19

Investment Banking: Thursday, December 20