MasterCard
3.6 of 5 224 reviews
www.mastercard.com Purchase, NY 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.6 224 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

(135 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Emerging Payments Inter - Mobile Money (Former Employee)
Purchase, NY (US)

I worked at MasterCard as an intern for less than a year

Prosinterned there for a summer. they have a very good internship program that is well structured and provided us with lots of opportunities to get involved. During my stay people were very welcoming and helpful. The work place is extremely diverse by age, gender, and race. Company values work life balance. I had a great time and learnt a lot during my stay there.

Conssmaller than visa with fewer resources. if you work at HQ in purchase commute from NYC is lengthy.

Advice to Senior ManagementShould have a better orientation and training session for new employees to really teach them in a classroom environment everything about MasterCard

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Intern (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people, very innovative
I liked how they allowed employees to use the perks of the Priceless campaign (ie. free tickets)

ConsNot many team bonding activities, sometimes felt out of touch with the company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Enjoy working here, but it is extremely fast paced ALL the time.

Business Leader (Current Employee)
O'Fallon, MO (US)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

Prosflexible with work/life balance and ability to work remote, benefits are good and there are lots of healthy incentives. Gym onsite is another bonus if you can find the time to visit.

ConsThe new open floor plan may work for some, but not all. Every day is busy season, there is no break in the madness.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Priceless

Vice President Marketing (Former Employee)
Brussels (Belgium)

I worked at MasterCard for more than 5 years

ProsGreat people, especially in Europe.
Great benefits and Stock option plan.
Growing Category.

ConsToo conservative and slow to market.

Advice to Senior ManagementBring more European Management into the USA!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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An excellent company to work for!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at MasterCard

ProsGrowing company with that offers career opportunities for employees

ConsDemands of being part of a growing company can be challenging for work / life balance for some

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Mastercard Review

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time

Prosculture, people, opportunities, global perspective

ConsPay, perks, health care, gym

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than 5 years

ProsExcellent career opportunities and compensation/benefits

ConsSomewhat stressful. Like all companies in USA hard work/life balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It is Priceless !!!

Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
Lake Saint Louis, MO (US)

I have been working at MasterCard as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsExcellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

ConsNo Cons. Excellent work atmosphere and it is Priceless

Advice to Senior ManagementThe way the Management functions is excellent and they always work on enhancing the functions to be amicably acceptable to all the employees and contractors.

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Leader (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat career opportunities, great senior management. Hungry for innovation and good outlook for growth in the international markets.

ConsHard to move laterally and vertically. Must network to overcome this.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Hungry to innovate and win in the payments globally

Business Leader (Current Employee)
Purchase, NY (US)

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people.
Focus and investment in innovation and merging payments.
Great brand and the opportunity to be the center of a broad industry working with startups, merchants, and banks.

ConsBig company culture and politics - but Ajay Banga the current CEO is pushing hard to change this
Average age skews older, but again, there is a big drive to balance that

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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