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At Mastercard, you will become part of a culture where we strive to create a better world. Every day our people around the world are making payments easier. Are you in?

Think about it:  85 percent of all the retail transactions in the world are still made in cash and checks. This means the opportunity — your opportunity — in electronic payments is incredible. At Mastercard, you'll be part of the team that brings "cashless" payment technology to the world. In fact, Mastercard was recognised by Forbes as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2015.

What’s it like to work at Mastercard?

"Mastercard's summer internship programme is an excellent one and gave me true insights into the payments industry." — former intern

Opportunities for students

Whether you're interested in an internship or applying for a job after graduation, we have opportunities for students.

Summer Internship Programme

Are you…

  • Looking for an opportunity to enhance your skills and experience?
  • Willing to put in 110 percent for 10 weeks?
  • Looking for a company that believes in giving back?
  • Pursuing your bachelor’s degree or MBA?

Mastercard offers an internship programme designed for students to make a positive impact while having fun in a World Beyond Cash.

The Mastercard internship offers:

  • Impactful assignments that drive business results
  • Cross-functional business challenges
  • Networking sessions and workshops with executives
  • Volunteer experience
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunity for full time jobs after graduation, or potential return for an additional internship 
  • Much much more

What we look for:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.1 or above
  • Leadership and ability to drive change 
  • Innovative thinking and thoughtful risk taking
  • Ability to partner across the organisation
  • Sound communication skills

Management Associates Program (MBA)

Completing your MBA? Take the next step in your career and join Mastercard’s Management Associate Program where we value your work experience and acquired learnings.

Are you…

  • Interested in a cross-functional business experience?
  • Looking for a stretch in your career? 
  • Highly adaptable to change, versatile and mobile?

Mastercard’s Management Associate Program is a General Management Program focused on attracting and developing talent with the right skills and potential for future leadership in the areas of finance, product management, marketing, sales, technology, franchise management and human resources.

The program is rotational in nature comprising of three six-month rotations across businesses or regions with final placement after 18 months in roles that offer leadership development, challenging assignments, and that address business needs. Our goal is to develop associates by building breadth of knowledge and skills with broad cross-functional and geographic exposure.  

We are looking for talented second-year MBAs who demonstrate:

  • Previous relevant business experience
  • Strong evidence of leadership potential
  • Proven track record of achievements both academically and professionally
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence
  • Ability to create and present persuasive analysis