Location London, United Kingdom, EC4R 3AB Category Other Job Type Full time Job Id R-201197
We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Title and Summary
Business Opportunities Intern, Summer 2024 – London, UK
Apply for our Summer Internship program and spend your summer enhancing your skills, sharing your ideas and making a difference in the real world.
Opportunities include External Communications, Business Development and Project Management
Who are Mastercard?
Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses worldwide and enable them to use secure and convenient electronic forms of payment. Mastercard is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and bringing insight into the payments process to make commerce faster, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a critical link among financial institutions and millions of businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide, Mastercard provides services in more than 210 countries and territories. You find more information on www.mastercardworldwide.com.
Mastercard Summer Internship Program
The Mastercard Summer Internship Program is a comprehensive program where students will gain hands on real work-life skills while having fun and contributing to a global company. As an intern, you will be challenged with completing projects that will enhance your skills as well as contribute to the department’s goals and objectives.
Across the summer, you’ll jump into experiencing work & life at Mastercard whilst gaining valuable professional experience and the opportunity to network. Successful interns also have the opportunity to secure a place of our Launch program upon graduating, which you can find out more about here.
• Challenging and impactful projects
• Networking, mentorship, and access to senior leaders
• Volunteer and team building experiences
• Participation in a global innovation challenge that could have material impact on Mastercard’s future
What you’ll do
There are Summer Intern opportunities in External Communications, Business Development and Project Management teams for 2024. Please highlight if you have a particular preference in your CV and Cover Letter, otherwise based on your profile you would be matched to the role seen to best align with your skillset:
The External Communications team lead all external-facing communications on Cyber – including media relations, speaking opportunities, social media content, campaign development, analyst relations and creative design. They oversee cybersecurity, financial crime solutions, digital transaction experience solutions and crypto security – dynamic team in one of the fastest growing parts of the Mastercard business.
The Business Development/Commercial Acceptance team are responsible for accelerating supplier enablement and general virtual card acceptance for Mastercard. They manage various internal and external vendor relationships and work closely with issuers to target barriers to client programmes growth. Summer Interns could be involved in some data management and reporting as well as helping with some events we are attending to promote our products and solutions.
Project Managers manage the overall coordination, status reporting, financials, schedules and stability of project-oriented work efforts, ensures that project goals and objectives are met within agreed upon time, scope and resource requirements. They develop detailed project plans and manage all implementation processes within budget constraints. Typical responsibilities include:
• Providing assistance in the development of project plans
• Monitoring and managing project budget, regularly communicate the status of specific project deliverables, and provide general project team and/or management assistance
What you’ll need
• To be available to work Full-Time between 24th June – 30th August
• To be a Penultimate Masters/Undergraduate Student, due to graduate no earlier than 2025
• Innovative thinking and thoughtful risk-taking.
• Ability to partner across the organization.
• Sound communication skills.
Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.