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Return to work with Mastercard

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We’d like to be the first to welcome you to your new beginning. Relaunch your Career is our global return to work program. It's designed to enable experienced individuals like you, who were mid-career professionals before taking a career break. We know that transitioning back into the workforce isn't a sprint, it’s a marathon. Our program provides returners with a range of resources to support you every step of the way, because work experience means nothing without life experience.

As a returner, you can expect to be fully immersed into the organization. From the start you will have the opportunity to work on key projects and initiatives, enabling you to build on your skills and previous experience. You will receive on-the-job training, coaching, and several opportunities to learn about our business, while you develop new and existing skills. Upon completion of the program, based on performance, participants will have the chance to be hired for a permanent role.


Relaunch your Career is for people who:

  • Have taken a career break of two years or more
  • Are interested in returning to work on a permanent basis 
  • Have previous experience at mid-level management, ideally gained in technology, financial services and professional services organizations
  • Are team players, collaborative, excellent relationship builders and influencers, great problem solvers and adaptable 
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills 


What we offer to help you find your way:

  • A 16-week program on a paid fixed-term contract
  • Comprehensive learning resources to help you settle in and grow – from learning about our business to workshops on presentations and networking, online learning and coaching from managers
  • A structured “Getting Started” program
  • An engaging and stimulating project assignment
  • A career buddy assigned from day one
  • A supportive manager equipped to help people return to work who will conduct regular check-in sessions
  • Depending on availability and our selection criteria, the chance to be hired for a permanent role