Government Engagement Summer Internship

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Deadline: 21st January 2022
Length: Internship (1-4 Months)
Roles: Corporate Law, Public Sector/Governmental
Location: Central London and City

Government Engagement Summer Internship

Job Description and Responsibilities

Visa’s Government Engagement team is focused on developing Visa's position on key public policy issues facing the digital payments sector.

The team is responsible for establishing Visa as a thought leader on key issues, maintaining critical external relationships and proactively aligning business initiatives with policy trends and public policy objectives.

The team monitors policy developments in the UK, Ireland and around the world, and through sound research and analysis develops content that helps shape the policy discourse. The team also provides advice to a number of internal stakeholder groups on both mature and emerging payments policy issues..

We are looking for a self- starting intern to facilitate more agile ways of working. You will be relied upon as a trusted resource for the team to undertake research, analyse policy, review documents, distil volumes of information into key insights and effectively communicate key findings. You will have a good grasp of politics, economics and ideally a keen interested in industry developments pertaining to FinTech and payments.

Qualifications

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 or earlier with a Bachelor's or Master’s degree, ready to start full time work in June 2022 for 10 weeks over the summer.
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to think quickly.
  • Proactive, with experience of being a self-starter and has a willingness to learn
  • Enjoys agile working
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior executives and external business partners
  • You are innovative and curious, positive and proactive – always looking for ways to do things better

Think you have what it takes?

About Visa

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. 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.

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