Data Science Intern, Visa Consulting & Analytics

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Team Summary

Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) is Visa's consulting division, serving Visa's clients (including card issuers, acquirers and merchants) and solving their strategic problems focused on improving performance and profitability. Drawing on our expertise in strategy consulting, payments, data analytics, data modeling, marketing, operational and macroeconomics, VCA drives high impact and tangible financial results. Currently the team has 800+ professionals (including consultants, data scientists and economics) globally with 1,350+ projects executed in 2022. Key focus areas of VCA in this year are to drive Value-in-kind (VIK) revenue, include consulting VIK to displace cash incentives in every new or renewal client deals and build a strong team of data scientists and consultants.

What a Data Science Intern, Visa Consulting & Analytics does at Visa:

The incumbent will be part of VCA geographic team cluster of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Cambodia (IPVMC) markets, and will be responsible for advisory engagements with Visa's clients in this cluster. These are highly diversified geographies with clients at different levels of progress. You will be challenged to stretch your thinking and innovation is always an edge to the work that we do.

The Intern will work on exciting client engagements as part of a team as well as take responsibility on key portions of new client engagements. Together with experienced data scientists and consultants, the Intern will contribute ideas, opinions, and new information, perform complex data analytics and/or data modeling, work on client engagement proposals and complete project contracts.

As an example, you might join the Data Science team to bring to life data analytic solutions and machine learning models to ensure clients find value to take action such as running cross-sell / up-sell campaigns to drive card acquisition and usage, changing policies or processes, opening new channels, among other things. You might also join the Consultant team to work with an issuer client to assess opportunities across cardholder lifecycle, conduct gap assessment and determine strategy or provide best practice recommendation to the Bank.

The Intern will have an opportunity to understand and analyze Visa’s card transactional data, our ‘secret sauce’ to conduct benchmarking, identify performance gaps and improvement opportunities. The Intern will also benefit from VCA’s global scale and capability (e.g., access to VCA Knowledge Exchange - our repository of global projects, Global VCA virtual trainings, and trainings via VCA college on Visa University etc.).

We value collaboration highly in VCA. The role involves not only collaborating and learning from our top data scientists and consultants but also driving collaboration across others functions such as Risk, Products, Marketing while engaging with clients. In addition, you will get exposure to one of the fastest growing clusters with unique payment trajectory growth, gain in depth understanding on the market’s payment landscape, the people, and the working culture.

Flex Work Arrangement - Hybrid Position - This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office three days a week based on business needs.


  • Solid background on data analytics, data modeling with demonstrated Python / SQL skills
  • Problem-solving skills, logical thinker
  • Keen interest in payment and banking business, data and solutions
  • Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Project management skills
  • Good presentation skills, including strong oral and written capabilities
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the ability to progress multiple priorities concurrently
  • Strong internal team and external client stakeholder management with a collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style
Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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