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Discover Announces 2 Programs for Current Sophomores, Application Deadlines Extended

Sophomores: Jumpstart Your Future

Bring your passion, make your mark and enjoy a brighter future.


Who we are:
Discover Financial Services provides innovative
banking and credit products to help people spend
smarter, manage debt better and save more for a
brighter financial future. We've been around since
1986 changing the game in the financial industry.
With over 16,000 incredible individuals working
to solve challenging real world problems, we
understand the value we bring to the market. Join
a company that is just as focused on its
employees, as it is its customers. From
establishing good credit, to paying for a college
education or consolidating debt, Discover wants
you to succeed.


What we are offering
We have two distinct programs, our Diversity
Accelerator Program and our Explore Discover
Program, for you to learn more how technology
and analytics is changing financial products and
the financial services industry. Participating in
either program will allow you to experience the
dynamic culture that differentiates Discover as a
leading employer and enhance your professional
skills. More importantly, both programs allow you
the opportunity to interview early for our summer
internship opportunities. Discover views the
internship as the starting point of your career and
successful interns may receive a full-time offer to
join us after graduation.


Who we are looking for
Optimistic students driven to find ways to help
millions of consumers in our technology,
analytics and business areas.


What it will take:
• Enrolled at an accredited university and will
be graduating between December 2021-
May 2022
• Preferred majors in: Computer Science,
Information Systems, Actuarial Science,
Analytics, Data Science, Economics,
Mathematics, Statistics, or Business
Related Field
• Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Passion for making an impact through
innovation, collaboration & diversity


How to apply
Apply on line at tinyurl.com/explorediscover

We have one common application for both
programs and you will be able to preference
programs and dates. The online application will
include three short answer questions and your
resume submission. Students will then be
selected for an interview. All decisions will be
made by the end of April.
The application deadline for both sophomore
programs has been extended to May 15, 2020.


DIVERSITY ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
[ 3-day experience ]
During this experience, high-performing
sophomore students will spend time at our
global headquarters. You'll gain real world
insight into key business areas: Analytics,
Business and Technology. With other diverse
participants, you'll interact with employees in
various roles, network with former interns and
experience Discover's culture and values.
This program is designed with leadership
modules that will help you develop your skills,
while understanding how leveraging your
diversity can contribute to your brighter future.
You will see exactly how we invest in the
development and growth of our people, which
we believe is a critical consideration in
building your career.
27-29MAY. Program date has changed to Aug 3-5, 2020.


EXPLORE DISCOVER PROGRAM
[ 1-day experience]
10, 17 or24JULY
We know that top students have many
opportunities and may not be able to
commit to a multi-day program. This
program gives sophomore students a taste.
If you will be in the Chicagoland area during
the summer and want to learn more about
our career pathways in analytics, technology
and business, apply to the Explore Discover
program! You will get an overview to each of
our business segments, participate in career
preparation sessions, hear about the
summer internship experience and start
building your network with our professionals
and other program participants.

Learn more at jobs.discover.com/campus/

Last Updated: Apr 1, 2020 10:22 AM

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