Discover Financial Services profile

About Discover Financial Services

Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

Discover Financial Services is a leading direct bank and electronic payment services company based in Riverwoods, Chicago. Our direct bank issues the company’s flagship credit card business and offers an array of banking products, such as private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts. Discover operates PULSE, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; Discover Global Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.

Our UK Technology Hub is based in Farnborough, Hampshire and we have fantastic opportunities for Computer Science students to join our Summer Internship and Graduate Development Programme. Not only can we promise structured training for both professional and technical skills but we also sponsor participants to visit our Riverwoods offices for a truly global experience.

At Discover Financial Services, you’ll find yourself in the company of some of the industry’s smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity.

Internship Program

The Discover Internship Program is an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects in a sought after work environment and culture. These program provide participants with:

  • Interesting project assignments
  • Structured professional and technical training
  • Real time and consistent feedback
  • A team of resources to assist with training and career development
  • The opportunity to visit our Riverwoods, Chicago offices
  • Broad knowledge of cross-functional initiatives, experience and career contacts
  • Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team through program events
  • As a values-oriented organization, Discovers goal is to hire the best and brightest candidates as full-time employees after graduating from their collegiate studies.

Best Student Employer

Awarded 1st in Accountancy & Finance Best 60 Medium-sized Student Employers 2020-2021


Overall Rating


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"The job mostly involved learning new technologies and applying them in practice, we had daily meetings within the team and other UK and US interns." Read full review


"We would start the day off with a standup. We would discuss what we're currently working on and whether we need any help. We would also have sprint planning and retrospective meetings at the start and end of the sprints. Generally, we would together or ..." Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1-4 Months)

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