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Human Resources Development Program (Advanced Degree, New Grad Rotational)

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Human Resources Development Program (Advanced Degree, New Grad Rotational)

Foster City, CA
Full Time
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    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.



    Rotations will begin in September 2022

    The Human Resources Development Program (HRDP) is an approximately 3-year program, with three 9-month rotations through HR and one 6-month rotation within the business. The HRDP supports Visa's mission to recruit and develop future HR leaders with cross-functional knowledge and experience. The program provides exposure to multiple areas of Human Resources including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Total Rewards and HR Consulting. In addition to meaningful rotations, associates are given training & development, mentoring, networking and leadership exposure.



    Drive people initiatives across the company and serve as trusted advisors to business leaders and executives on people-related strategies and organizational issues. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Partner with an executive leadership team to drive a change management agenda to meet the evolving needs of the business, informed by data analysis.
    • Leading a functional leadership team in reporting and action planning based on the annual Employee Survey results.
    • Utilize reporting and analytics and a strong partnership with COE partners to deliver an effective annual review process.


    From career management to succession planning to employee engagement, lead strategic and intuitive and build solutions to ensure Visa has the right skills in the right places. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Expanding the scope of talent success profiles to better integrate them into other key talent activities, such as hiring, developing and succession planning
    • Design and pilot new recognition initiatives, in partnership with business leaders, to ensure employees feel appreciated for the work they do
    • Enhancing our employee lifecycle surveys by working with key stakeholders to propose and implement changes to the content and design to enable more effective action planning
    • Contribute to building our culture of ongoing feedback by developing best practices for ongoing goal setting, regular check-ins and career development conversations, and partner with our HRIT team to design solutions to track impact and ROI


    Provide services to employees and managers, including management coaching, coaching on performance improvement plans, employee relations investigations, enterprise wide program execution, policy development and organizational health metrics and trends. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Responding to managers and employees on inquiries related to policy, performance management. and workplace accommodations.
    • Develop the internal Employee Relations brand to drive greater adoption of services through trust and positive experiences.


    Ensure that there is a rich tapestry of skills and perspectives to inform our business and help Visa drive, manage, and anticipate change. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Develop programs to promote cultural competency among Visa leaders to maximize engagement and create a more robust talent acquisition pipeline.
    • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data from various sources to determine areas of focus for increasing engagement and retention of diverse talent.


    Connect internal and external talent to opportunities, and influence company strategy by hiring talented people to drive it. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Drive the development of a more robust internal mobility process in partnership with Talent Management.
    • Manage the full cycle recruiting process from hiring manager consultation, to the development target lists for sourcing, talent assessment, and negotiating offers.


    Drive and implement reward strategies to attract, motivate, retain and engage employees. Responsibilities in a rotation may include:

    • Ensure competitive pay practices through global benchmarking and market analysis.
    • Manage the corporate stock plan and long-term incentive plans.
    • Collaborate with Executives, HR Business Partners, Legal, Payroll, and Talent Acquisition to deliver specialized analysis and consulting work.



    • Graduate students completing MBA's or Master's degrees with a focus on HR Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other HR-related disciplines
    • 2 - 6 years' relevant work experience
    • Graduation date between December 2021- August 2022
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0(or equivalent scale)
    • Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position.


    • Excellent analytical abilities
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven leadership and problem-solving capabilities
    • Intellectual horsepower
    • Comprehension of business fundamentals and HR competencies
    • Global mindset


    LOCATION: Foster City, CA

    WORK HOURS: Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

    TRAVEL: Incumbent must be able to travel less than 10%

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms.

    EEOC: 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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  • About Us

    Visa is a payments technology company. The beating heart of our company is VisaNet, our global processing network that enables digital payments to happen securely and reliably in the blink of an eye. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payments network — enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.