Overall Intern Rating
4.6 of 5 stars (104 Ratings)

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Internship in financial controlling

4.0 of 5 stars

January 2016 | CURRENT INTERN

Uppers

Development of excel skills
Development of planning skills
Development of multitasking skills

Downers

Would not be satisfying for someone who need more communication.

Comments

Under the supervision of the financial team the you would usually have responsibilities such as:
Monthly closing and reporting process (margin calculation, gap analysis, performance review…)
Assist the financial team during the Budget and Forecast periods
Conduct analysis according to the financial direction’s request
Ensure a follow up on timesheets

Would You Recommend

Yes

Project Manager Intern at Discover Financial Services

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Lived in a hotel and made great friends with the interns. Had a lot of fun intern events

Downers

Sometimes didn't have enough work to do

Advice to Potential Interns

Such a fun internship where you make a lot of new friends and get exposure to a great company.

Advice to Management

There's a lot of people who could be fired and don't need to be replaced.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about yourself. What are your interests?

Would You Recommend

Yes

An experience that helps you develop your professional skills and prepares you to enter the workforce.

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Housing was paid for, I learned a lot from my mentor/team, and I made so many new friends!

Downers

Honestly, I can't think of any.

Advice to Potential Interns

It's okay if you don't know everything, they aren't expecting the interns to know how to do everything. Learn to ask for help.

Sample Interview Questions

Asked about my experience with Java and what kinds of things they had me doing with it in school. Very basic and laid back, nothing that intense.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Not and intern, an employee

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

It was a great environment that understood us being interns, but offered the same level of work as given to full-timers.

Downers

Nothing upset me about it.

Advice to Potential Interns

Join this company.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Discover your path here

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people were great, the work was meaningful

Downers

I really enjoyed my internship and loved every minute of it.

Advice to Potential Interns

It was a great experience. All of my managers were always involved and making sure that I was learning and doing meaning full work. Everyone was approachable and it was a great environment.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Discover : My Summer of a Lifetime!

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Housing with interns, meetings with Chief Executives, my team, job placement, intern outings, pay,

Downers

not knowing my job placement right away

Advice to Potential Interns

Be open minded, take advantage of time there, meet with employees that are in other departments than you to expand interests

Advice to Management

Have access to work drives when internship starts

Sample Interview Questions

What is something that you are most proud of that isn't listed on your resume

Would You Recommend

Yes

best summer

5.0 of 5 stars

Other (US) | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

getting to do real work and live with other people my age

Downers

traffic in the area

Advice to Potential Interns

try to get into an agile team

Sample Interview Questions

programming expirence

Would You Recommend

Yes

If you want to do real work, with really smart and cool people, apply to Discover

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The living environment and the team I was put on to do work with

Downers

The waiting for access for certain drives took a long time

Advice to Potential Interns

Focus on your passions and ability to work collaboratively with a team

Would You Recommend

Yes

I thrived in an inviting company culture, and I was challenged to grow every single day.

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Culture, growth opportunities, networking opportunities.

Downers

Pay; Too many meetings.

Advice to Potential Interns

Don't underestimate the importance of a collaborative and inviting company culture. The amount of growth you can achieve in a short period of time in unimaginable.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Work Hard, Play Hard. The perfect work life balance

4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2015 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Work - Life Balance
Personal Attention
Opportunities to connect with senior management
Real Work and Goals
Well taken care of

Downers

Absolutely Nothing

Advice to Potential Interns

Come in with an open mind and prepare to be amazed!

Advice to Management

Please ensure that work place decorum is mantained and that personal phone calls are taken outside the workspace as it gets extremely distracting.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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