University Program Manager


San Jose, CA, USA

Full time

Program Management

May 6

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.

The Global University Experience Program Manager will report to the Global University Experience Manager and be part of a global team responsible for building comprehensive and robust programs for our interns and recent college graduate (RCG) candidates. In this role you will design, develop, and deliver experiences that result in meaningful outcomes, connect the candidates to PayPal, and enable professional and personal growth opportunities. You will collaborate with University Recruiting & Relations, University Diversity & Inclusion, and various PayPal teams to ensure solutions are aligned with their needs as well as with PayPal’s mission and vision.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•   Design, develop, plan, and deliver end-to-end experiences and programs from “Offer Accept” through the first years of early career employees

•   Evaluate existing experiences and programs and make strategic recommendations for future program improvements 

•   Collaborate with team members within the University Relations organization and across PayPal to co-create and jointly deliver experiences in support of programs

•   Collaborate with global project peers and business partners to plan and deliver appropriate programs in various geographic regions

•   Stay current on industry best practices, trends, and competitive intelligence in the University Relations space

Job Requirements: 

•   Strong hands-on experience in designing and building learning and development programs and learning maps

•   Product or program management experience that results in the effective delivery of outcomes and results consistently

•   Manage planning and execution of medium to large corporate events or conferences

•   Effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously

•   Effectively collaborate across internal and external business partners and communities to build credibility and trust with partners to co-own and co-deliver important outcomes 

•   Effectively solve problems from diagnosis to resolution

•   Detail oriented, organized, and strong written and verbal communication and presentations

•   You love working with the University community and bring enthusiasm and excitement to every touch point – students, colleges, associations, hiring managers and external partners who are changing the way college students chart out their career paths

•   Entrepreneurial spirit and “can-do” attitude – ready to roll up your sleeves and trail blaze through anything 

•   Ability to work variable hours and travel up to 15% domestically and internationally


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:

Click Here to learn more about our culture and community.

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

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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