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Register Your Interest - Business Technology Internship - 2023 Intake

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Job Details

Deadline: Ongoing
Salary: £32,000 pro rata
Length: Internship (1-4 Months)
Roles: Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology
Location: South East, USA

Business Technology Internship – Software Development - 2023 Intake

Bring passion, shine bright and enjoy a brighter future.

The Discover Internship Programme was voted number 14 in the NUE Awards Top Small to Medium sized Undergraduate Employers 2022. We also won a total of SEVEN awards from Vault in 2022! These awards are as a result of student votes and we are thrilled to share our awards include Top 20 Internship for Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Top 20 internship for overall Diversity and Top 20 for LGBTQ+. Additionally, we were vote in the Top 10 Internship in Financial Services and Top 10 for Software Engineering! See why the Discover Internship offers exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects in a sought-after work environment and culture.

Our International Summer Internship programmes provide participants with:

  • Interesting project assignments
  • The opportunity to work in our Chicago head office* (Visa*, travel and accommodation paid for)
  • Real time and consistent feedback
  • A team of resources to assist with training and career development
  • Exposure to management and senior leadership
  • Broad knowledge of cross-functional initiatives, experience and career contacts
  • Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team through programme events
  • Successful interns will be offered a place on our 2024 International Rotational Graduate Development Programme

Internship Programme Highlights

  • 9 week paid summer internship
  • Work in our Farnborough (UK) office and Chicago (USA) office*
  • Accommodation, Flights and Visa costs provided during internship
  • Group activities, including networking events
  • Exposure to, and presentations to management
  • Dedicated programme managers, experienced managers and knowledgeable mentors

Minimum Qualifications

  • Working towards a Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Can commit to Discover’s Summer Internship
  • You must be able to travel to the USA for up to 4 weeks of the Internship programme
  • Will be seeking full time employment from August 2024
  • On completion of Degree you must be able to work in Discover’s Farnborough office if offered a position

Full Time Highlights

  • Training on industry/organisational knowledge, technical and leadership skills
  • 2 year structured rotational development programme which will include a rotation to Chicago, Riverwoods*
  • Based in our Farnborough, Hampshire office
  • Placement aligned to desired areas and abilities
  • Challenging work assignments
  • Interact with recent university hires through programme events
  • Exceptional compensation and benefits package

*subject to Government and COVID restrictions

About Discover Financial Services

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. Headquartered in Chicago, our UK offices are in Hammersmith and Farnborough which host the Sales and Marketing and Technology hub respectively.

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