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Data Analyst Intern

Data Analyst Intern
London, GB
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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:

The Data Analyst Intern is accountable for supporting the Business Operations team in strategic and tactical decision making, performance monitoring and delivering actionable customer insights.

The Business Operations team identifies opportunities across the UK business. This may be through finding new sources of revenue, unlocking unmet customer needs within the existing merchant portfolio, or driving upsell opportunities. The team works cross-functionally with other PayPal teams in the UK and internationally to deliver on the business priorities.

Internship location – London, UK
Internship duration – 12 months, starting July 2024

Job Description:

Your way to Impact

Opportunity to work on projects that involve some of the largest eCommerce businesses in the UK. Your work will directly impact the bottom line of the UK business and strengthen PayPal’s market leading position in the Payments space.

Your day to day

  • Conduct data driven deep dive analysis on strategic topics e.g. new vertical analysis, merchant churn and other strategic themes as identified by the business.
  • Track performance of our merchant business against goals, identify where and why we are over or under-performing
  • Support the Enterprise Sales team with strategic and tactical decision
  • Use various data / extraction manipulation techniques (using R/SQL/Python/MS Excel) to understand past trends
  • Write code that automate dashboards allowing Sales Teams to find new opportunities

What do you need to bring-

  • Currently studying for an Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering, Science or other numerate degree
  • Enrolled on a university course in your penultimate year, final year or already graduated university with a predicted or achieved 2.1 or above
  • Commercial mindset coupled with analytical mindset and high attention to detail
  • Exceptional at interpreting and drawing business insights from data and analysis
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of R/SQL/Python/MS Excel – ability to run queries to extract data from multiple systems – preferred
  • Work authorization for the United Kingdom required

** **We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates. Please don 't hesitate to apply.**


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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:
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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

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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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