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Headquarters Purchase, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1966
Type Company - Public (MA)
Industry Finance
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (CAD) per year

MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments business. For more than four decades, we have been a driving force at the heart of commerce, developing advance payment solutions and seamlessly and securely processing billions of transactions globally.

Consumers, merchants, business partners and governments in markets around the world have reaped the benefits of...

Mission: Every day, everywhere, we use our technology and expertise to make payments safe, simple and smart.

MasterCard – Why Work For Us?

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Here at MasterCard, we work at the heart of commerce. While our people around the world may be engaged in any number of interesting and exciting projects at any given time, we all work with one overriding goal: to make our customers'  lives easier. If you thrive on the challenge of constantly changing things for the better, welcome!


Given that ours is one of the world's most recognizable brand names, it's understandable that many people think "credit card" when they hear "MasterCard." But as you might expect from the company known for pioneering dramatic changes in the world of commerce, MasterCard's range of business disciplines—and opportunities—reach far beyond the plastic. Here's a sampling:

MasterCard Advisors

Insights to move business forward

Providing payments-focused consulting, information and analytics, and a wide variety of outsourcing services to financial institutions and merchants worldwide, MasterCard Advisors helps clients address their most pressing challenges while achieving their business growth goals.


Priceless Experiences

Portal to special deals and benefits

Priceless is more than our world-famous television commercials. It has become synonymous with the special benefits and once-in-a-lifetime experiences available to MasterCard customers. Our most recent example is the exciting "Priceless Cities" campaign, offering MasterCard cardholders inside tips on making visits to the world's greatest cities, well, priceless.

Security and Fraud Protection

MasterCard Corporate Philanthropy

MasterCard is committed to supporting communities where we work and live and giving them the tools to build a brighter future. We are proud to participate in philanthropic efforts around the globe that include charitable giving, employee volunteering, and support for disaster relief and recovery efforts.

Photo Credit: Alexander Rieser for Grameen Foundation

Security and Fraud Protection

Ensuring peace of mind

The exponential growth and complexity of payment options has made security and fraud protection mission-critical for today's financial institutions and merchants. MasterCard is an industry leader in safeguarding cardholder data through such innovations as the first tamper-evident signature panel, the use of three-dimensional holograms and advanced fraud prevention and detection technology.


Working at MasterCard

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Employees are “Satisfied”   279 ratings


91% Approve of the CEO   182 ratings

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

President and CEO

Good place to land

  Current Vice President in Toronto, ON

Pros: Deep resources and expertise to leverage for success Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Reviewed Jun 11, 2014

Interview Details A large number of interviews,fairly well-scheduled by New York and St. Louis offices. The early interviews focused on expertise and "Why do you want to work at MasterCard?" The later interviews really seemed to be about assessing fit for the company and the culture. Phone interview w/HR; phone…Full Interview

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Hired into an expert role so was not challenged by any question on my ability. Answer Question

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MasterCard Awards and Accolades

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The World's Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Magazine, 2014
Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, Millward Brown/BrandZ, 2014
The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance, Fast Company Magazine, 2014
Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2014
Employees' Choice -50 Best Places to work, Glassdoor, 2013
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