Intern (Undergrad) - Legal and Regulatory & Public Affairs

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

The Visa Internship Program is the biggest step you can take to joining our Revolution of Payments Innovation. Throughout the 10-12 weeks at Visa, you will take on meaningful work, get executive exposure, engage in out-of-the-box problem solving, and participate in social and community service activities. From technology to business, we are looking for people who can innovate, collaborate and drive Visa into the next era of an already rapidly-evolving digital market place. If you’re up for the challenge, please consider joining our team.

Job Description

The UK Regulatory Policy and Public Affairs team manages Visa’s relationships with the UK Government and
regulators, in particular the Payment Systems Regulator and the Bank of England.
The team regularly communicates with regulators and responds to regular requests for input on regulatory initiatives or requests
for information on a variety of topics. The Regulatory & Public Affairs intern will support the breadth of the team’s work, including preparing for senior level regulatory engagements, responding to regulatory requests and co-ordination and project management of the team’s activities. The role presents a great opportunity for
an individual interested in regulation, government relations or public affairs.



Qualifications

So what are we looking for in Legal and Regulatory & Public Affairs Interns?

  • Students graduating in 2019 or later
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Government Relations, Public Affairs, Humanities, Social Sciences or a related field
  • Interested in pursuing a career in regulation, government relations or public affairs
  • Strong ability to collaborate with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Highly driven and resourceful
  • Project management experience with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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