Product Management Intern (Summer 2023)

at Ripple

San Francisco, United States
135 d. ago
About the Job

Product Management Intern

Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network (RippleNet), financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets.

We are seeking multiple product management interns to help drive new and existing products within Ripple’s various platforms including RippleX for the liquidity pillar (add link), RippleNet Payments (add link) and Liquidity Hub (add link). PM interns will be responsible for supporting and driving cross-functional initiatives spanning product development, strategy and partnerships supporting Ripple’s platforms. Product Management interns will play a role in creating a strategy for markets and products which enable growth of Ripple’s products and services.


Product Managers at Ripple have a variety of responsibilities and thus skill sets. You may be involved in

  • RippleX
    • Develop a deep understanding of the DeFi market in terms of protocols, key players, advantages, and areas for improvement
    • Identify customer desires and pain-points in order to prioritize new features that will improve customer experience
    • Validate new feature ideas through extensive desktop research, customer interviews, and testing
    • Collaborate with engineering in the scrum process to ensure efficient development and ship cycles
  • RippleNet
    • Gather and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to develop strategic and tactical product opportunities while understanding customer needs on the RippleNet payment initiation.
    • Conceptualize, communicate and test value propositions to delight users on RippleNet. Validate early concepts and prototypes with internal stakeholders and customers.
    • Outline a summer product roadmap in partnership with engineering and design.
  • Liquidity Hub
    • Collecting, quantifying & prioritizing product-related opportunities to be considered by product and engineering in future development. Uplevelling the understanding of how Liquidity Hub is used in the real world.
    • Analyzing the competitive landscape for key features and defining a customer experience and roadmap needed to delight customers


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, STEM or finance-related field preferred, MBA/Master’s preferred
  • Demonstrated interest and/or passion in working in payments, financial technology, blockchain
  • Technical proficiency: Knowledge or exposure to fullstack products and communicate their value, exposure to Agile Development/Scrum is plus
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Business sense: understand business concepts and issues, apply skills to address key business challenges, speak with confidence with people in business roles, and act with conviction to make decisions and tradeoffs
  • Someone who thrives in a collaborative environment with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • Prior relevant experience with PM’s or product org supporting, launching or building impactful products and/or initiatives


We’re looking to increase what we already offer, but you can expect

    • Competitive regional hourly pay
    • 1:1 Mentoring
    • Dedicated "buddy"- we'll partner you with someone at Ripple who will act as friend, advocate, liason, guide and so much more!
    • Social and professional development events (In-person and virtual)
    • Ripple offers lunches twice a week for non-remote employees
    • On that note, Ripple has a very flexible remote policy - You get the choice of where you work from.
    • The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
    • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
    • Weekly company meeting - ask me anything >
    • Design laptop, software and headphones (on loan)