The Vault Review


  • “Working on high profile, interesting, complex, important transactions”
  • “The culture: fantastic people and a great team spirit”
  • “Learning opportunities: early responsibility, exposure to smart senior people, great internal mobility”


  • “Long hours”
  • “Lower than average pay”
  • “Diversity”

The Buzz

  • “Powerful brand, premium bulge bracket”
  • “Shifting to a more wealth management focus”
  • “One of the top advisory firms, and business outlook’s looking better”
  • “Excellent M&A deals, great exit opportunities”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict:  Morgan Stanley is one of the most prestigious financial institutions in the world. As such, it can hire the best and brightest from top-tier schools across the country. For most positions, the ideal candidate is a team player, highly...

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