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
Associate Product Specialist Intern, Summer 2024 - Toronto, Canada
Who is Mastercard?
We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.
The Mastercard Intern 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.
The candidate who fills this role will join us in Cyber and Intelligence (C&I), which is one of Mastercard’s fastest growing business units and is responsible for developing technologies and solutions that provide safe, secure, and frictionless interactions for Mastercard’s customers and partners.
Impactful assignments that drive business results (SWOT analysis, financial/data analysis, strategy implications)
Deep dive projects on potential new offerings to help develop the long-term strategy of our C&I business including desk research to identify customer needs, SWOT analysis, competitive review, partner interview, strategic implications and high-level business casing of new capabilities and offerings
Maintain a compendium of Canadian research and Canadian specific statistics to be used in customer presentations, speaking opportunities, research etc.
Develop materials for speaking opportunities across the team
Perform desktop research to identify regional or global trends
Assist with ad hoc requests, participate in special projects as required, and provide cross-functional support as needed
Support high level project management by tracking of Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies of large-scale projects as well as minute taking and developing meeting summaries.
Update data trending reporting and key performance metrics for the department based on latest results
Attend internal/external meetings to help with strategy and requirements and shape the future roadmap;
- Enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree or Masters AND graduating in 2025.
- Internship from May 2024 until August 2024.
- Evidence of strong academics
- Innovative thinking and thoughtful risk taking
- Ability to partner across the organization
- Sound communication skills
We look forward to connecting with you and learning how your unique differences can make a difference within C&I at Mastercard.
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:
Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;
Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.