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4.5 of 5 stars (288 Ratings)

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Great work, great team

5.0 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Company Culture, Innovative, Plenty of volunteering

Downers

My entire team was remote and I was alone.

Advice to Potential Interns

Be open to being on other teams within the Marketing Department. I did not realize how many different areas of Marketing that can be within one company itself. Though you may not like the team you were placed it, still come in with an open mind and willing to learn. You will learn so much and maybe grow to like that team.

Advice to Management

I wish the internship program was more diverse. A lot of students come from the same schools and already know each other so everyone seems to be divided into cliques.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great experience that everyone should try and get the opportunity to do. The experience is wonderful and they give you meaningful work.

5.0 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Meaningful work given to work on. The many fun outings you get to do with all of the interns and also with your respective teams.

Downers

There was nothing that I did not like about the internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

I wish I would have known all of the positions that are actually within the organization and as long as you are able to get into the organization, you will get exposure to many teams.

Advice to Management

I don't think there is much that they are lacking on when it comes to being a better place to work.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Discover the Internship

5.0 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The culture and knowledge gained

Downers

Shuttle Problems

Advice to Potential Interns

Be different and be unique

Would You Recommend

Yes

Most Fullfilling Internship Experience

5.0 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The culture and the exposure I have received through networking within the department

Downers

That it will end

Advice to Potential Interns

Everyone was speaking the truth when they told me that Discover is a wonderful company to work for. I would just say make sure to research all of the possibilities within the department because I had no idea how many opportunities were available to me until I started talking to people.

Would You Recommend

Yes

The internship gave me invalulable experience in the field I'm in.

4.8 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Great work environment, fantastic housing accommodations. Exciting and fulfilling things to work on. Relevant work experience. Decent amount of fun internship and team events outside of work. Illinois summers are very mild.

Downers

They seemed a bit disorganized at the beginning. Software and tools are limited and take awhile to get permissions.

The analytics grad students were paid the same as the analytics and BT undergraduate students. I think a Masters/PHD candidate in their mid 20's is slightly more valuable than a 19 yr old comp sci student who knows a little bit of Java.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work hard, do your job, and you'll be fine.

Advice to Management

Don't limit the tools and environment so much. Also, why does it take so long to get approval for everything?

Sample Interview Questions

I forget specifics, but the interview was not extremely technical. They were all over the phone, and I didn't have to write any code or anything.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Flexibility and learning built around you

4.9 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Very flexible with our scheduling. Did not feel like we were forced into doing only one thing. Work that is meaningful and actually provides use to the company.

Downers

Due to small team size, sometimes was working alone and did not have resources when problems would arise.

Advice to Potential Interns

Reach out, network and look for work to do. Don't ever be idle.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Growth and Learning in an IT industry

4.9 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Work/Life balance and learning opportunities

Downers

Confusing onboarding process, there was misinformation sent to us

Advice to Potential Interns

Learning and growth is on your own accord. This internship is built around you, you are responsible for improving yourself and using resources around you.

Advice to Management

Provide us with our needed access sooner.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great learning process, helps broaden work experience

4.8 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Employees openness to work with you, and the meaningful work they give us.

Downers

Bored at times, beginning was slow getting access to everything needed to work.

Advice to Potential Interns

Everyone is great to work with, take the time to meet with your director and VP as soon as possible. These connections will help you tremendously.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great place to not only grow your knowledge but truly help the company and your team to grow.

4.9 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Getting to sit in with my team and actually to be a part of meetings and get involved in what the team was doing.

Downers

Doing one more event just for the BT interns to show their skills

Advice to Potential Interns

That this truly is a great place to work for. They really do come through with how they make it feel when talking to recruiters.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Learning the life of a business analyst

4.9 of 5 stars

Riverwoods, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Networking opportunities, learning how the business runs in a financial corporation.

Downers

So much freedom (is a good thing) but at times I wish it was more structured (little less free).

Advice to Potential Interns

Take notes and ask questions. It will only benefit you.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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