Morningstar Overview

  • Chicago, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1984
  • Company - Public (MORN)
  • Financial Analytics & Research
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and ...
Mission: Morningstar’s mission is to create great products that help investors reach their financial goals. We accomplish this by working directly with investors, as well as the advisors and institutions that serve them.

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“2020 has brought many challenges, but it’s also turned out to be a year of extreme growth for me at Morningstar. I’ve been given the opportunity to work on projects I never would have had the capacity to undertake before, and more #Zoom meetings have opened the door for me to spend increased time with my global colleagues and Sustainalytics counterparts. I’m very grateful for the connections I’ve made and the skills I have developed, even during this difficult year, and I’m excited to see how these continue to grow even further in 2021 and beyond” — Jamie Forman, Talent Acquisition Lead Build a career that matters and join our team:

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'People care about me as a person and about my professional growth. There is a genuine spirit of cooperation and shared goals all revolving around helping the clients that I have not found at any other corporation.'


Morningstar - Why Work With Us?

At Morningstar, great people are our most important assets and essential to our success. We look for hardworking, enthusiastic people to join us in our mission to help investors reach their financial goals. In turn, we offer people an environment that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, offers dynamic career paths, and rewards employees for helping Morningstar thrive.

Morningstar People
People at Morningstar don’t have to be told to go the extra mile. It’s part of who we are. Knowing that everything we do will have an impact on investors drives us to make constant improvements to our methodologies and products. It challenges us to change the investing landscape for the better. In fact, many of us are avid investors who are intrigued by the fundamentals of the world’s markets. That helps us see through the eyes of our clients to develop the great products they really need.

Backgrounds We Look For
We seek smart, driven individuals who can contribute expertise gained from a variety of past experiences. Our staff of industry specialists includes PhDs, MBAs, and a number of professional designations including CFA charterholders. But you don’t necessarily need a business degree or a finance background for every role at Morningstar. We prize both creativity and analytical ability; a varied, interesting background gets our attention. You’ll find people at all levels of the company with degrees that range from Russian literature to history, English, and psychology. 

A Variety of Roles
Morningstar jobs require all types of talents. We regularly hire for positions including designers, researchers, salespeople, developers, and project managers. From our first days in business, we’ve been an early adopter of new technologies and believe in building great products in-house. We maintain a staff of hundreds of technologists who help us continue to push technology’s boundaries to find new and better ways to serve investors.

Morningstar Reviews

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Extremely collaborative culture. Amazingly diverse workforce. Incredible opportunity for growth/ different career paths than the initial position. Awesome work/ life balance.


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Morningstar Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work CertifiedGreat Place to Work2020
  • Great Place to Work CertifiedGreat Place to Work2019
  • Great Place to Work CertifiedA Great Place to Work2019
  • Great Place to Work Certified U.S.Great Place to Work2019
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect ScoreHuman Rights Campaign2018

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