Western Union Trainee / Intern, Vienna - Two Months Duration in Vienna, Austria

Job Title: Trainee / Intern, Vienna - Two Months Duration

Requisition #: 1703085

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fintech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking an Intern for two months duration to be based in our Vienna office.

As an Intern you will support the Financial Crime Team and support Compliance and overall Bank projects.

The tasks will include:

Supporting the project “holistic customer view” - Unterstützung für ein Kundenprojekt

Scanning WU.com post – Unterstützung bei der Verarbeitung von Kundendaten aus diversen EU Ländern

Support the cleanup of WUBS data and customer base list - Unterstüztung der Datenbankaufarbeitung

Supported the collection of data for WUBS reporting Unterstüztung der Datensammlung für WUBS Kunden

Support coordinative and administrative tasks for the Compliance Department – Unterstützung koordinativer und administrativer Aufgaben des Compliance Departments


Experience in Compliance in an international banking/financial environment

High School Degree

Law Student or equivalent education

Strong analytical skills and innovative problem solving skills

Fluency in English and preferably German

AML/CFT Compliance and Fraud prevention knowledge

High level of oral and written communication skills

Technical acumen in Internet technologies

Basic knowledge of web information architecture and design concepts

Ability to establish and build internal and external relationships

Tact and diplomacy as well as ability to understand foreign cultures

Ability to work in a changing environment with multiple priorities

Ability to work efficiently in a multicultural environment

Knowledge of money transfer and bank compliance rules as well as applicable banking regulations and the regulatory framework in Austria (FMA) is a distinct advantage

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation, and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin,veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or other protected category. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at careers@westernunion.com .