Tech Product Manager Intern, AI-Checkout



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Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
Austin, TX, USA · Austin, TX, USA · Texas, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
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.

Job Description Summary:
At PayPal, we’re literally reinventing how the world pays and gets paid. We understand that it’s about people. We connect individuals to let them shop, get paid, donate and send money using today’s technology with the confidence that comes from the security and control PayPal enables. Are you ready to help us change the world? The world’s leading payments company, PayPal, brings together a family of brands that are revolutionizing the way people move money. At PayPal you will be immersed in an amazing community with a vibrant culture that thrives on innovation, collaboration, inclusion, and wellness. This role will help shape the next generation of AI at PayPal - In this role you will be responsible for driving and executing the vision for AI-driven checkout experiences, impacting over 400+ million consumers and 30+ million merchants around the world, managing the end-to-end AI product lifecycle, and working with partners to successfully integrate AI into their Checkout experiences. We are looking for someone with passion to delight customers, that is obsessed about data and developer enablement, that has sharp problem-solving skills and excellent collaboration and communication skills. This person needs to excel in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, values-driven environment.

Job Description:
As a Technical Product Manager Intern, AI - Checkout, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Help build the next generation of AI driven checkout experiences at PayPal.
  • Drive product vision and create capabilities that add value to both merchants and consumers.
  • Identify new unmet opportunities and gaps in the portfolio by analyzing the market and ecosystem.
  • Thrive on a team of technical product managers in the areas of AI/ML and data platform.
  • Collaborating cross functionally in defining the data products, data models and best in class data management standards for PayPal globally.
  • Evangelize, Communicate and Influence, by driving alignment on vision, roadmap, investment needs, risks and opportunities with large cross functional teams, leaders, including C-level executives.
  • Execute with excellence in a cross-functional setting, building strong relationships with key stakeholders (data engineers, software engineers, product analytics, merchant tech and other business teams).
  • Run lean experiments to learn and develop and evangelize a strong point of view on how to improve KPIs
  • Define and measure key performance indicators to evaluate and understand product value.
  • Identify new opportunities based on research, industry trends and best practices, driving innovation.

Success In This Role Requires:

  • Technical and business acumen are critical along with demonstrating experience in defining and driving transformation initiatives.
  • Being comfortable in navigating with ambiguity and establishing an iterative roadmap.
  • Defining the product and customer experience with high quality business requirements and user stories while managing scope of each product release and refining the technology architecture and scalability for the use case.


  • Currently pursuing MBA or Masters in STEM fields
  • 2-3+ years of experience in AI Product Development
  • 2-3+ years of experience in Product Management
  • Highly skilled problem solving and technical skills. Demonstrate a tech savvy approach and loves to stay on top of industry trends.
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
  • Self-Starter which doesn’t hesitate to proactively approach in order to learn fast
  • Skilled at working with cross functional groups and matrix organizations
  • Experience in areas like e-commerce, checkout, payments and/or risk domain - a plus
  • A ‘can do’ spirit combined with high energy and positive attitude.

Internship Program Information and Requirements:

  • This is a Summer 2024 Internship program. Spring and Fall 2024 internships are not available.
  • Must be returning to school in the Fall of 2024.
  • Must reside in the U.S. during the Summer internship program.
  • Must be able to obtain authorization to work in the U.S. for the summer.

Internship Location: Austin, TX

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:

To learn more about our culture and community visit

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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