Intern - Undergraduate - VisaLabs / Innovation / R&D Job

Company: Visa Inc


General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: Nationwide, US
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Contact Information
Qualifications:

Location: United States-CA-Foster City
Organization: Technology
Job: Business/Proj. Mgt.
Job Number :140268

Description

Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.

Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world.

We are currently looking for candidates for our 2014 Summer Internship Program. Visa interns gain real-world experience working for one of the world’s most recognized brands. During this intensive 10-12 week internship, you will work on challenging and rewarding assignments, gain exposure to Visa business leaders and executives, and participate in social and networking opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY:

Visa's Research & Development (R&D) team operates as part of the company's Technology Office, under the leadership of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
The mission of the R&D team is to scan the external environment for new technology trends, threats and opportunities and investigate disruptive and/or emerging technologies which could have real applicability to Visa. The R&D team provides advice to Visa's technology and business communities on emerging technology and is responsible for creating a pipeline of prototypes where clear technology and/or business opportunities have been identified.

We are currently looking for:

User Experience (UX) Interns in Austin, TX and Foster City, CA

Visa Labs Outreach Intern - Foster City

Qualifications

Not all qualifications apply to all positions:
-Experience with user research and user centered design.
-Experience with usability (e.g., as a tester, analyst, or developer using user-centered data)
-Experience with accessibility (Section 508 and/or WCAG 2.0) a plus
-Knowledge of user interface design as applied to Web-based applications and mobile devices.
-Ability to work independently and remotely (via email, IM, phone, and/or video conference)
-Knowledge of both Macs and PCs helpful
-Knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS a plus
-Proven track record of successfully managing multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.
-Strategic thinking
-Proven analytical and problem solving skills
-Ability to influence without authority
-Excellent written and verbal communications
-Time management
-Excellent attention to detail
-Highly motivated, self-directed, and results driven
-Experience with collaboration tools and online community management a plus.
-Please include your online portfolio URL (if you have one) including design, development, and/or analysis tasks that you have completed.

How to Apply: Please apply online: http://jobs.visa.com/job/Foster-City-Intern-Undergraduate-VisaLabs-Innovation-R&D-Job-CA-94404/39173600/