Business Strategy and Operations Intern (Remote)

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN | Remote
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Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of internet-native financial services for payments, treasury infrastructure and capital formation. Circle is also a principal developer of USD Coin (USDC), which has become the fastest growing dollar digital currency in the world. USDC has grown to over 53+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.9+ trillion in transactions in the past year. Circle’s payments and treasury infrastructure services available through the Circle Account and APIs helps bridge the legacy financial system and digital currency and blockchain based finance.  Circle’s SeedInvest service brings internet-native fundraising and capital formation to startups and growth companies.  Combined, Circle’s suite of services helps companies to participate in a more open, global and inclusive financial system.

What you’ll be part of:

With the mission “To raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange of financial value,” Circle was founded on the belief that the internet, blockchains and digital currency will rewire the global economic system, creating a fundamentally more open, inclusive, efficient and integrated world economy.  We envision a global economy where people and businesses everywhere can more freely connect and transact with each other with new technologies for digital money and internet-native finance. We believe such a system can raise prosperity for people and companies everywhere. Our mission is powered by the values we espouse and which we expect all Circlers to respect. We are Multistakeholder, serving the needs of our customers, our shareholders, our employees and families, our local communities and our world. Furthermore, we are also Mindful, Driven by Excellence, and High Integrity.

Circle’s Business Strategy and Operations team (“BizOps”) performs internal strategy consulting & drives execution across the full breadth of the business. It is tasked with defining market landscapes and problem spaces, and developing research, analysis and recommendations across the most important strategic questions. BizOps is multidisciplinary, and provides value to other internal functions via a holistic understanding of the business and the market, paired with strategic rigor and capacity to execute. It is the connective tissue between Circle’s broader strategy, and the internal functions executing that strategy. 

What you’ll work on:

  • You will be pushed to become a leader with vision and will take ownership for key projects during your 10 to 12 weeks with us
  • Conduct market and competitive research to drive strategic decision-making and prioritization
  • Develop business cases, structure models and analyses to support go to market and business planning and product discovery
  • Creatively seek out and combine varied data sources and market insights to deliver recommendations

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multi Stakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees, families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.  
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals. 
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards.  You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance. 

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a full-time MBA
  • Data and results-driven with great analytical, critical thinking and presentation skills
  • Self-starter with exceptional organization, planning, and execution capabilities
  • Highly independent and motivated to get into the weeds
  • Passion for building and mastering complex technical concepts 
  • Thrives in unstructured environments and brings order to chaos.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Circle operates in the Blockchain industry. The company is located in Boston, MA and New York, NY. Circle was founded in 2013. To see all 1160 open jobs at Circle, click here.
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