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Risk Management Intern

Company: PayPal
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

Job Description Summary:
Risk Management Professionals at PayPal are highly motivated team players who specialize in analyzing fraud patterns and creating and adapting advanced fraud prevention mechanisms with a focus on customer experience. Our scientists overcome challenges presented by big data, evolving fraud techniques and new payment technologies, by leveraging deep expertise in data analysis, advanced algorithms and story-based analytics. Ideal candidates are problem solvers, equipped with strong analytical skills, suited to approach varied challenges in complex environments. Adept at creative and critical thinking, they can deconstruct problems and transform personal insights into large scale, state-of-the-art solutions.

We work in a space that looks deeply into emerging fraud trends and the facilitation of opportunities that help the business in fueling growth and strategic decisions. You will be able to do it all in a collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibility, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation. You will join a global team that is multi-disciplinary with a broad spectrum of industry experiences and deep analytical and quantitative expertise.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally to determine d esign analysis and measurement approaches that will help understand and address emerging business issues.
  • Bring data to life making it actionable and relevant to stakeholders through exploratory analysis of internal and external data sources using advanced and innovative analytical techniques, algorithms, and tools
  • Provide regular updates to leadership, peers and other stakeholders that will simplify and clarify complex concepts and results of analyses with emphasis on actionable outcomes and impact on the business

    Basic Requirements :

    • Proven ability to work independently and make good decisions with minimal direction
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Strong analytical skills - analyze complex data, draw accurate conclusions, and make business recommendations
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word - familiarity working with SQL
    • Experience in at least one data visualization tool (Tableau, Qlikview ) will be a plus
    • Proven ability to lead project(s) to conclusion within assigned timelines
    • Ability to approach problems in a quantitative and qualitative manner, and partner with the business to understand their needs and drive solutions

      Internship Program Information and Requirements:

      • This is a Summer 2023 Internship program. Spring and Fall 2023 internships are not available.
      • Must currently be pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field from an accredited college or university.
      • Must be returning to school in the Fall of 2023.
      • Must reside in the U.S. during the Summer internship program.
      • Must be able to obtain authorization to work in the U.S. for the summer.

        Application Process

        • Note - This job posting is a general advertisement for all PayPal Summer Risk Management Internships.
        • Applicants will be asked to complete a skills assessment via HackerRank.
        • Following the assessment, applicants will hear back from a University Recruiter with next steps.

          Position Location : Varies within U.S. PayPal Office Locations



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          Our Benefits:
          At PayPal, we're committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can't do this without our most important asset-you. That's why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
          We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit

          Who We Are:
          Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

          PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

          PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at .

          As part of PayPal's commitment to employees' health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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