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Discover Diversity Accelerator & Explore Discover Programs, Apply by 2/18

What we are offering:
We have two distinct programs - our
Diversity Accelerator Program and our Explore Discover Program. You’ll learn how
technology and analytics are 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 apply early for our summer 2023 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 2023–August 2024
• 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, and diversity

We’re excited to meet you
Apply online with us January 10, 2022–February 18, 2022 at: bit.ly/DFSAPP2022
Using our common application, you’ll create your profile, upload your resume, and select
your date preferences for either our Diversity Accelerator Program or our
Explore Discover Program. We’ll contact selected students for a video interview by March 11, 2022.

Diversity Accelerator Program
3 Virtual Sessions
1 In-person Capstone Event
Virtual Sessions
March 25, April 8, and April 22
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. (CT)
In-person Capstone
May 19-20

Through our Diversity Accelerator Program, you’ll level-up the professional and technical knowledge you’ll need to thrive as a leader in fintech. Through a series of virtual sessions, you’ll gain real-world
insight into our analytics, business, and technology teams. The program will culminate in a capstone event at our global headquarters in Riverwoods, IL, where you’ll connect with Discover® leaders, meet former interns, and experience our culture and values for yourself.

Explore Discover Program
1-day experience
Program Date options (choose one)
June 15, June 23, or June 30

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 of what Discover has to offer.
Apply to the Explore Discover Program and gain an insider’s look into what it’s like to work for a global fintech leader. You’ll explore career paths with us in analytics, technology, and business. Walk away with authentic connections with industry leaders and real-world insights into the skills you need to thrive at an internship.

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2022 10:53 AM

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