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4.6 of 5 stars (44 Ratings)

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The best information technology internship that you could possibly get period

5.0 of 5 stars

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

Unique internship within a caring and interesting environment that only gets better with each and every day that you set foot in the office!

4.8 of 5 stars

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

They take care of their interns

5.0 of 5 stars

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

Great internship opportunity!

4.8 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The camaraderie among the interns, given real and meaningful work, felt like a true employee and most interns are asked to come back full time.

Downers

I really can't think of anything!

Advice to Potential Interns

The company really treats their employees (and interns) well, making it a really enjoyable place to work.

Advice to Management

Nothing!

Would You Recommend

Yes

The Discover Internship Program delivers everything you could ever ask for from an internship program.

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The culture at the Discover is amazing. They have mastered the art of a perfect work life balance. Every employee is looked at as a person, not just an employee. Everyone who works at Discover loves their job.

Downers

I loved everything about the internship. There are no cons.

Advice to Potential Interns

Be enthusiastic, learn from everything you do, and make connections with everyone (the interns and full-timers).

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great Experience and Great Perks!

5.0 of 5 stars

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

An incredible experience to understand all aspects of Marketing

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The best aspects of the internship are the corporate culture at Discover and the intern programs across all departments.

Downers

I wish we got to understand other areas of the company, specifically other Marketing departments better.

Advice to Potential Interns

Collaboration is at the core of Discover, being able to manage relationships and working together in a group is key.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Discover's friendly culture and diverse areas of business make it a great place for advancement with many opportunities for growth.

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Meaningful project work, great team enviornment, good culture at Discover with opportunities for mentorship and networking, and good opportunity to return full time.

Downers

Some of the interns were younger (rising Sophomores and Juniors) who seemed to need to mature personally and professionally.

Advice to Potential Interns

There are a lot of departments which you can be placed, some that fit the more "Marketing" definition than others. Regardless, with every placement there is opportunity to learn and have meaningful project work.

Sample Interview Questions

How does Discover make money?

In what area of the business could you see yourself in?



I was also asked if I were to take the internship, would I take a full time offer. And if so, would I be able to deal with the commute and would I stay at Discover long term.

Advice to Management

There sometimes were times where my boss had no work for me to do. I would have liked more work and to be able to contribute as much as possible to the team.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great experience

4.8 of 5 stars

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

Discover is the greatest company ever!

5.0 of 5 stars

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

Yes

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