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5.0 of 5 stars

The best information technology internship that you could possibly get period
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The company pays for you to live in a great hotel for the summer


Downers

Some times I had days with not much work because my team was too busy to assign work to me.


Advice to Potential Interns

Discover bases its hiring decisions on weather a candidate can fit well into the company culture.


Advice to Management

Try to have some form of plan for the interns work before the intern starts working.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

They take care of their interns
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The outings

The free food

The volunteering

My co-workers.


Downers

Nothing, I thought that it was a great experience overall.


Advice to Potential Interns

If you get called down for canidates day, you will most likely get the job.


Advice to Management

Keep doing what you do, everything was well put togather.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Unique internship within a caring and interesting environment that only gets better with each and every day that you set foot in the office!
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Paid Hotel Housing

Hotel serves hot breakfast every morning and dinner on select nights

Transporation to work provided

Only 45 minute train ride to Chicago (Metra station is literally across the street)

Casual and relaxed work environment

Team and project based environment

Numerous of career development, social networking, and volunteer events

Assigned mentor who is on your team

Exposure to upper management

Caring environment


Downers

The major project I worked on kinda started off a bit slow.


Advice to Potential Interns

Take advantage and appreciate every opportunity that the program directors provide you with because there will be lots of opportunities. The program directors really do a great job at expressing how much they care about you having a wonderful experience.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

Discover - A great way to spend your summer
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Living among the other interns and learning the corporate life.


Downers

There are not many things that I didn't like.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be approachable and personable.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

#1 Place to Work
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

All of the Discover Financial Services interns are housed at a Marriott hotel not far from the office.


Downers

The pace of decision making here can be slow


Advice to Potential Interns

Consider this company if you want well-rounded exposure to multiple areas of the business.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Return to Riverwoods Reaps Rewards
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The work was sufficient and interesting and the people were great.


Downers

Can't say I have much to complain about.


Advice to Potential Interns

If Discover has a department that you are interested, apply today.


Sample Interview Questions

Asked what classes I had taken and what I had worked on previous to the internship.


Advice to Management

Discover is a great place to work and is already taking steps every day toward becoming better.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Great experience
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

experience


Downers

working on large projects


Advice to Potential Interns

be more strict on providing documentation on the projects.


Sample Interview Questions

What are the difference between an overload method vs. a override method?


Advice to Management

obtaining access to documentations for projects


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Great Experience and Great Perks!
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The company itself and the living accomadations.


Downers

The schedule


Advice to Potential Interns

Come in with a open mind


Sample Interview Questions

Why do you think you fit at Discover


Advice to Management

Scheduling and technology training


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Discover is actively investing in cultivating young talent
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Accessibility of upper management, amenities provided, opportunities to contribute to team.


Downers

Not very competitive


Advice to Potential Interns

Fantastic learning opportunity


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Discover is the greatest company ever!
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Meeting new people, working with a wonderful team, and learning more about my field of study.


Downers

Not having enough work as a full-time employee.


Advice to Potential Interns

Work as hard as you can and take advantage of all of the learning oppourunities


Would You Recommend

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