New Graduate Development Program - Business Development (Bachelor's Degree Only)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

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

The New Graduate Development Rotation Program (NGDP) is a two-year program with four - six month rotations through Visa’s functions. The NGDP program supports Visa’s mission to build a strong entry-level pipeline of talent with cross-functional knowledge and experience. Associates rotate through various parts of the business, including but not limited to: Digital Solutions, Marketing, Product, Sales and Strategy. In addition to meaningful rotations, Associates are given training & development, mentoring, networking and leadership exposure.

Sample Rotational Assignments Include:

Visa’s Global Product Team is responsible for all aspects of product strategy and development in consumer and business products that drive revenue growth for Visa. The team develops new channel solutions and technology support, builds alliances and solutions for new products, and is responsible for product analytics. Products include Visa’s prepaid cards, Visa Signature, Verified by Visa, and others.

Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

• Supporting the design and delivery of analytic projects and solutions for Issuer and Merchant clients (i.e., supporting the development of Excel and PowerPoint outputs including articulation of key insights for clients, actionable recommendations and value).

• Performing exploratory analysis and data mining on large datasets based on business hypothesis.

• Performing ad hoc analysis, business Intelligence requests and data extractions.


Visa’s Global Marketing & Communications Team conducts market research and analytics on consumers and clients to develop best-in-class marketing plans that accelerate Visa product adoption and growth. Additionally, this team is dedicated to increasing Visa brand equity through building trust with clients and investors and communicating corporate themes like Financial Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility, among other strategies.

Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

• Researching key merchants and their marketing strategies and summarizing the public data on those merchants.

• Creating individualized merchant marketing strategies and recommendations.

• Developing debit/prepaid positioning strategies for issuers.

Visa’s Global Merchant Sales & Solutions organization strives to be a trusted, strategic partner for the merchant community, delivering tangible value to increase revenue, increase efficiencies and grow business intelligence. The team is staffed to align with customers and business opportunities around the world.

Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

• Analyzing the impact of competitive offerings that might disintermediate Visa cards.

• Supporting senior sales staff in their negotiations with merchants.

• Assisting in developing a performance dashboard for products to present internally to client.


Visa’s Global Corporate Strategy Team is responsible for corporate strategy development and coordination, enterprise strategic projects and planning, strategic intelligence, and knowledge management. The team identifies, develops, and executes high-impact, complex global corporate initiatives that improve Visa’s growth and market position globally.

Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

• Developing business cases for select strategic opportunities that will generate revenue over a

3-5 year timeframe.

• Assisting in the identification of key insights/trends for Commercial payments.

• Supporting the research efforts focused on analyzing Commercial Consumption Expenditure globally.


Visa’s Global Audit, Risk and Public Policy Team works to ensure the safety, soundness and integrity of Visa and the payments ecosystem. They are responsible for identifying and mitigating threats to Visa while supporting the company’s growth and maintaining thought leadership on issues of importance to clients and governments everywhere. They work alongside business partners and clients to advise on risks, develop mitigations, maintain strong internal control and stay ahead of threats to the security of the payments ecosystem.

Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

• Conducting research and analysis of industry trends in the landscape to identify, prioritize and quantify key strategic trends.

• Develop short-term, intermediate, and long-term strategy framework that articulates why risk management at Visa is a key differentiator in the market.

• Support local/regional business executives and Government Relations teams with requests for information received from government officials.


  • December 2018 - August 2019 graduate with a Bachelor’s degree only
  • All majors welcome to apply
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership capabilities as demonstrated in professional, academic, or volunteer environment


Additional Information

Program start – August 2019

Visa will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

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