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Great experience, highly recommended

4.8 of 5 stars

Richmond, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Career prospects

Downers

Nothing bad

Advice to Potential Interns

Accept the position

Would You Recommend

Yes

Capital One offers a great learning experience

4.9 of 5 stars

Plano, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The relaxed atmosphere

Downers

Sometimes not having enough to do

Advice to Potential Interns

Study Capital One's case interview questions because they are different than most cases.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Best job experience I have had to date

5.0 of 5 stars

Plano, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

They wanted me there and want to help me develop as a professional because they feel that I can become a useful asset to the company.

Downers

Finding housing for the summer in Plano was a bit of a pain.

Advice to Potential Interns

They care about you and your development.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Solving Business Problems

5.0 of 5 stars

McLean, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Solving real business problems.

Downers

No cons that I can think of.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work to exceed expectations.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great summer experience

4.9 of 5 stars

Plano, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I loved the people I worked with (on my team)

Downers

I had a hard time when my manager demanded a significant amount more of me than other interns for the last few weeks. I, of course, didn't mind the work and enjoyed working hard but felt as though I missed out on some intern events because of it.

Advice to Potential Interns

People are incredibly willing to help you and answer any questions you may have; you can tell it is a great place to work because everyone there seems very happy.

Sample Interview Questions

3 Case studies and one behavioral interview

Advice to Management

No advice

Would You Recommend

Yes

A summer-long project containing autonomy, fun times, hard work, and nice paychecks

5.0 of 5 stars

Plano, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Autonomy, laid-back and fun culture, work-life balance

Downers

Numerous meetings and external assignments, training can be ineffective

Advice to Potential Interns

Capital One cares about its employees and you will definitely see how they spend money for your benefit. In return, they have high expectations from you, but knowing you are a college student, they mostly expect you to learn as much as you can early on and show how you have learned and grown by the end of the internship. At the end of the day, the offer comes if you fit well in the culture in addition to doing a good job on your project.

Sample Interview Questions

They use lots of case questions, but the recruiters do a good job giving you the right information to prepare for them.

Advice to Management

There are many meetings and assignments that can often require employees to work longer hours to get their job done. Find a way to get a certain message across to all employees more effectively and hold meetings only where no good alternative exists.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Fun and Exciting Internship Experience that Provides for Personal and Professional Growth

5.0 of 5 stars

New Orleans, LA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

My mentors and superiors were great to work with! Also, everyone remained fun while still staying professional. I really got the idea that it was a team oriented environment. I also loved that there are huge opportunities for growth as a person and professionally.

Downers

The work was sometimes tedious.

Advice to Potential Interns

I think that Capital One is a fun and innovative company that really has the customer in mind. That is something that sometimes gets overlooked when it comes to banking. I also would let any candidate know that Capital One has several opportunities for people who may not want to stay in their current position. There are several opportunities.

Sample Interview Questions

Explain a time where you took a leadership position.

Explain a time when you helped solve a problem.

Explain times when you have worked with a team in order to get something accomplished.

Advice to Management

I do believe that someone with graduate school experience should be a little higher compensated than those that do not.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Relaxed culture, great people, interesting work

Downers

Not as intense as other companies -- you can choose to work harder but it's not pushed by anyone.

Advice to Potential Interns

Likely one of the best analyst internships out there for someone also interested in consulting

Would You Recommend

Yes

Wonderful People, Interesting Work, Laid-Back Atmosphere, Good Food

5.0 of 5 stars

Richmond, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The best part of the internship was the multiple opportunities Capital One provided to talk to senior executives or to hear them speak. Networking was quite easy in this way.

Downers

It took some time (about 5.5 weeks) before I could actually start working. This wouldn't have been a problem for a full time position, but since the internship was only 10 weeks it felt like a really significant amount of time to wait.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you don't think that the Agile work environment is for you, or perhaps you don't think you can ever get used to people talking around you while you work then this might not be the job for you. (Not everyone gets placed on an Agile team though, so don't let that deter you if you really want the job.)

Advice to Management

The only complaint I have is regarding the length of time it takes to obtain clearance to use software that you often need to do your job.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Emailing employees for information

5.0 of 5 stars

Plano, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The internship has great intern events, people, pay, and not long hours.

Downers

I felt the internship project did not apply engineering enough.

Advice to Potential Interns

Don't expect to use your engineering education.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time in which you had to explain a technical skill to a person with no knowledge.

Advice to Management

Everything was fine.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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