Global Internships

The Western Union Internship Program is a valuable opportunity for students to gain real-world experience working for an international brand, bring their unique insights and talents to the company, and expand various teams’ capacity.

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Global Internships

The Western Union Internship Program is a valuable opportunity for students to gain real-world experience working for an international brand, bringing their unique insights and talents to the company while expanding various teams’ capacity.

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Internships around the world

Several Western Union locations offer opportunities for internships. Given the future state of work, remote or virtual programs may be available at any given time. Schedules and program duration vary per location and business need. (See charts below.) Internship opportunities are posted as available, so you may want to setup a Job Alert. (Learn how here.)

When companies hire interns, everyone wins

WU Interns

Having a thoughtful internship program means worthwhile opportunities for the interns, the hiring managers, and the company as a whole. Interns participate in planned activities, team huddles, and project work wherein they utilize and explore developing interests and skills. Hiring managers meanwhile gain added capacity and fresh perspectives within their teams. And by providing exposure to incoming professionals, the company creates organic brand ambassadors and helps build the next generation of talent.

We invite our global interns to share their unique perspectives and insights. Encouraged to challenge the way we work, they have an opportunity to drive innovation and advance business objectives. This is no small task, and we hope our interns leave the experience feeling fulfilled, accomplished, and confident that they have honed skills important to their future success.

Lithuaia 2019 summer interns
Richard Williams, CPO

“As we grow and create solutions for our customers in the digital fintech industry, we have abundant opportunity to mobilize talent virtually and grow a diverse talent pipeline of future leaders. Western Union reaches billions of accounts operating in 200 countries and territories. Our internship program provides a unique global experience in a leading fintech industry that is driven by our purpose to move money for better.”

Richard Williams

Chief People Officer

Richard Williams, CPO

Richard Williams

Chief People Officer

“As we grow and create solutions for our customers in the digital fintech industry, we have abundant opportunity to mobilize talent virtually and grow a diverse talent pipeline of future leaders. Western Union reaches billions of accounts operating in 200 countries and territories. Our internship program provides a unique global experience in a leading fintech industry that is driven by our purpose to move money for better.”

Testimonials

In the few months that our #WUInterns spend with us, we hope to provide enriching, unique, and memorable experiences, full of learning and growth opportunities. Read what some of our global interns had to say about their programs:

Testimonials

In the few months that our #WUInterns spend with us, we hope to provide enriching, unique, and memorable experiences, full of learning and growth opportunities. Read what some of our global interns had to say about their programs:

Applying for an internship with Western Union

Applying for a job can be intimidating. So we aim to simplify our application process. Currently enrolled students — as per the location charts above — can explore Western Union internship opportunities via the steps below. (Or review a detailed candidate journey summary here.)

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Search & Apply

  • Explore our opportunities
  • Create a profile
  • Submit your application (you can check your status or update your profile any time)

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Recruiter Connect

  • If your qualifications fit with the role, a Recruiter will schedule an introduction call
  • A skills assessment may be required

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Manager Interview

  • Your application is reviewed by a Hiring Manager and, if you’re qualified, interviews come next
  • Your Recruiter will maintain contact during the process

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Joining Us

  • If selected, we first extend a verbal offer
  • If you confirm your continued interest in the position, you’ll receive a written conditional offer of employment
  • Country-specific, pre-employment checks are initiated prior to your
    start date

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#WelcometoWU

  • Our onboarding team will email you details on start date and any additional documentation for signature
  • You’ll receive a welcome email from your Hiring Manager prior to your start date
  • Your team will be waiting for you to officially #JoinWU!

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Find internships
Search-Apply-Icon

  • Explore our opportunities
  • Create a profile
  • Submit your application (you can check your status or update your profile any time)
Intro-Interview icon

  • If your qualifications fit with the role, a Recruiter will schedule an introduction call
  • A skills assessment may be required
Candidate-Evaluation-Icon

  • Your application is reviewed by a Hiring Manager and, if you’re qualified, interviews come next
  • Your Recruiter will maintain contact during the process
Offer-to-Join-Icon

  • If selected, we first extend a verbal offer
  • If you confirm your continued interest in the position, you’ll receive a written conditional offer of employment
  • Country-specific, pre-employment checks are initiated prior to your
    start date
Offer-to-Join-Icon

  • Our onboarding team will email you details on start date and any additional documentation for signature
  • You’ll receive a welcome email from your Hiring Manager prior to your start date
  • Your team will be waiting for you to officially #JoinWU!