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Cross Border Summer Intern


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Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology? Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world? You’ll fit right in.

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

You + Visa = Everywhere You Want to Be

At Visa, we’re driven to connect the world through the most advanced digital payment network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. This mission is powered by the people at Visa who bring our unique culture to life. Visa is a place where you can make an impact, invest in your career growth and development, and join a truly inclusive culture where you belong.

Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second.

The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace.

We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description and Responsibilities

If you think you could support Visa as a Cross Border intern in the Market Planning & Strategy team, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.

Within Market Planning & Strategy, the Cross-border team focuses on international payments by developing strategies to grow Visa revenue streams in collaboration with sales, product, marketing and external partners both in the UK and with colleagues and partners around the world.  

This team sets strategy and drives programmes to ensure that everyone in the company is focused on driving international payments business.

What we expect of you, day to day:

  • Perform market and trend analyses using Visa’s comprehensive global market research capabilities and data tools
  • Assist in the delivery of detailed data gathering and analysis to obtain valuable external and internal insights
  • Communicate insights and recommendations to management in a clear, concise and impactful way
  • Support stakeholders in developing a go-to market plan
  • Deliver projects or project work-streams related to Visa’s Cross Border growth – from shaping to successful implementation
  • Support the Market Planning and Strategy team with ongoing operations, administration and team building activities


Visa Europe is home to a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Our campaign YOUniqueness, Accepted Everywhere is all about allowing our team to unleash the talent and potential that is uniquely their own.

We’re looking for the next generation of change-agents – dreamers and creatives - who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done.

Therefore, our requirements are few:

  • Students graduating in 2023 with a Bachelor's or Master’s degree, ready to start full time work from June 2022 over the summer for 10 weeks
  • Curious mindset with an interest in solving problems alongside strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Proactive attitude with experience of being a self-starter and a willingness to learn and develop
  • Demonstrated teamwork and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoys agile working
  • Interest in technology and the payments industry

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Job ID Number: REF40136A
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 10 weeks
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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