San Francisco, California
$20.00 An Hour
Circle Impact Intern
at Circle
San Francisco – remote first in US
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 44+ billion in circulation and supported over $1.7+ 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. 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 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.
What you’ll be responsible for:
Circle is looking for a passionate intern willing to learn and contribute to the Circle Impact goals of driving USDC utility value through financial inclusion, digital financial literacy and humanitarian aid. Your work will help us identify new opportunities to not only grow the business but also our global impact. This role will report to the Vice President of Circle Impact.
What you’ll work on:
Researching and drafting a report cataloging USDC/Eurocoin wallets and use cases for remittances that identify new partnership opportunities and engagement paths.
Developing networking and stakeholder engagement skills under direction of more senior teammates.
Collaborating with key internal stakeholders to support research efforts.
Joining in person team meetings and contributing to strategy development.
Supporting any in-person Impact related events that happen during your tenure.
Contributing to the weekly update on news impacting our business.
Reviewing news, evolving trends and headlines to provide insight into the narrative around crypto and stablecoins and providing recommendations based on your findings.
Catalyzing digital financial literacy initiatives in partnership with leading academic institutions, think tanks and other organizations helping ensure the third generation of the internet leaves no community behind.
Supporting efforts to formalize a company-wide ESG+T framework, including key objectives, measurability and public reporting criteria together with key company leaders and stakeholders.
You will aspire to our four core values:
Multistakeholder – you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and 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:
Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate level degree in a field related to Impact and Research or related field with a 3.5 GPA or better.
Insatiable appetite for learning and willingness to try new things.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Get-it-done attitude with ability to pivot fast, go with the flow and take on new challenges.
A deep interest in crypto and blockchain infrastructure.
Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS preferred.
Additional Information:
This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.
Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.
The compensation range below is specific to San Francisco, CA. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.
Base Pay: $20 per hour
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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