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2020 General Business Undergraduate Internship Program - P206852

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover®, you'll never stop learning. We are looking for people driven by purpose, who want to help us change the game in financial services. We were founded in 1986, and now have over 16,000 employees. Together we're dedicated to helping people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more for a brighter financial future.

By joining us, you will be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. We are as focused on our employees as we are on our customersand we've been consistently awarded for both. Be the reason we help millions of people build a brighter financial future, and achieve yours along the way.


General Business Undergraduate Internship Program

As one of the most recognized brands in direct banking and payment services, we have multiple consumer products, services and operational functions, that need the best people in the business.


Our program provides interns with:

* 12-week paid summer internship

* Fully-furnished apartments

* Interesting projects that support the company's objectives

* Real-time feedback

* A team of resources to assist with training and career development

* Exposure to managers with excellence in business acumen

* Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team

* Group activities, including networking events and volunteer activities

* Dedicated program managers and knowledge mentors

* Establish lasting career connections with fellow interns

Responsibilities could include:

  • Actively contributes to developing solutions to business problems using a wide set of key factors which involve critical thinking and problem solving skills. Effectively manages key projects and priorities to meet key goals and objectives and ensure successful completion and delivery.
  • Identifies different sources of data and utilizes software (i.e. Excel, SQL, SAS, Tableau, etc.) to both analyze and manipulate data to achieve insights and conclusions which can be shared to help drive business decisions.
  • Engages with cross functional teams and uses a variety of techniques to understand key stakeholders concerns, while also being able to address them and gain buy in. This might include: coordinating and facilitating meetings, capturing and clearly articulating notes, key actions and potential risks/ issues. Ability to work with a variety of key stakeholders including: business leaders, front line customer service agents and colleagues.
  • Creates communications verbally and in writing on project results and key initiatives. Communicates insights and conclusions using a variety of graphs, charts, Powerpoint presentations and/or other methods to tell a story to manager, key stakeholders, and business leaders.
  • Establishes an understanding of the business and brings fresh ideas to improve processes, generate efficiencies utilizing a strong customer service focus and mindset throughout.

Minimum Qualifications

* Enrolled at an accredited university leading to a minimum of a bachelor's degree

* Preferred majors include: Business, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Supply Chain, Economics, Business Risk, Industrial Engineering, or related fields

* For internships, graduation date between December 2020 - June 2022

* Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

* This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-24 Expires: 2019-10-24

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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