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.
Visa’s Internal Audit internship program is designed to immerse you in the payments industry by placing you in a high-visibility role where you work alongside knowledgeable professionals to simultaneously grow your skills and Visa’s business. This is accomplished by taking on challenging projects and by being provided the training, guidance and feedback that’s necessary to drive impactful change.
Summer Interns are placed in Internal Audit functions based on their experience, interest, and Visa’s organizational needs. Core function teams in Internal Audit are Technology, Client Organization, Corporate Functions, Europe, and Audit Strategy and Operations.
Summer Interns are considered for full-time opportunities based on their internship performance with highly successful interns receiving full-time offers to join Visa as an Internal Audit Analyst. An Internal Audit Analysts form a foundational understanding of how Internal Audit supports a Fortune 10 company both practically and strategically.
Internal Audit Overview
The mission of Internal Audit is to enhance and protect Visa Inc.’s (the Company’s) organizational value by providing the Audit and Risk Committee and Company Management with risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight on the state of the Company’s risk and control environment. We are an independent and objective assurance and advisory activity designed to help the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Our assurance and advisory services are delivered by a team of highly competent and technically strong professionals with deep industry knowledge who have diverse backgrounds and experience. Our structure reflects a team-based and business-aligned organization model that drives deep business and process knowledge on a global basis. Our teams are primarily located in Foster City, Atlanta, London, Singapore, and India.
Internal Audit Teams:
Technology: The team provides assurance services to the business areas that make up Technology at Visa. Key technology functions include: Network Processing; Data Platform; Cybersecurity; Operations and Infrastructure; Open VisaNet and European Technology; Digital and Developer Platform; Visa Issuer / Merchant / Acquirer Processing; and Corporate IT.
Client Organization: The team executes audits and engages in advisory reviews for business areas that support client management regionally across Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. Also, the team executes audits for global business areas responsible for developing and delivering digital payment products and service capabilities.
Corporate Functions: The team is responsible for executing audits that support organizational-wide shared services across visa. Such shared services include Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Legal, Privacy, Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, Marketing, Privacy, Procurement, and Corporate Responsibility.
Europe: The Europe team, located in London, provides assurance services for Visa Europe Limited, Visa Inc.’s counterpart in Europe that provides digital payment products, services and processes.
Audit Strategy & Operations: The team is responsible for managing the Internal Audit’s methodology and operations, Quality Assurance and Improvement Program, budget, board reporting, audit tools, and engagement with co-sourced service providers and regulators.
– Work with an audit team and fully engaged in all phases of an internal audit project including engagement strategy and planning, testing risks and controls, and preparing audit reports issued to the business and Visa Executive Committee members.
– Execute specific areas of an audit under the supervision of the Auditor In-charge, performing audit work using the standard audit methodology to evaluate risk, determine control objectives, and verify extent to which client techniques meet objectives. Document test results in work papers residing in the Internal Audit TeamMate Plus tool.
– Participate in annual planning and assist in special projects.