Business Technology Intern at Discover Financial Services

Duration
Virtual Experience
Region
Farnborough South West
Review Date
Salary
£20,000 - £21,999
Roles
Computer Science

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9.3/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
8.0

Socialising

9.8

About You

1. To what extent did you enjoy the virtual experience?

I really enjoyed my internship at Discover. Everyone was really nice and helpful!

10/10

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2. To what extent did you feel valued during your time at the company or firm?

Everyone was very welcoming and open and I really felt valued during my time there.

10/10

3. How much guidance/support did you receive during the virtual experience?

I have received guidance and support every time I have asked for it! As mentioned before, everyone was really welcoming and helpful during this virtual experience.

10/10

4. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and information you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I believe I've learned a lot of valuable skills and developed some of the skills I already had. Discover is a really great place to develop both your professional and personal skills.

10/10

The Organisation

5. How well structured was the virtual experience?

Discover really put a lot of effort and time into making sure that we had the best experience possible and it shows! I believe it was nicely structured making sure that we develop our skills, work on meaningful project and learn more about working in a professional environment.

10/10

6. How was the general atmosphere during your virtual experience?

It was really fun during the whole virtual experience. Everyone I've met was helpful, welcoming and was really happy to get to work with us interns.

10/10

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7. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I believe the company invested a lot in all of the interns during this virtual experience.

10/10

8. To what extent did the virtual experience help you to understand what it would be like to have a full time role with the company or firm?

I think I have a pretty good idea of what it would be like having a full time role at Discover. We got to work on meaningful projects and we also had the chance to talk with multiple people in the company about their roles.

9/10

9. How much did the virtual experience help you in understanding the company culture?

They did a really good job and put a lot of effort into making sure that we get to experience the company culture fully even if this was a virtual experience.

10/10

10. How valuable was the content in helping you to decide on your future career path?

I found it very valuable personally.

10/10

Other Information

11. Were you paid or reimbursed adequately for this experience?

Paid Internship.

12. Were there opportunities for networking and meeting other employees of the company or firm?

There were a lot of opportunities for networking and meeting other employees in the company. I've personally met with different people with different roles and got to experience and ask questions about their work.

10/10

13. How were the networking/ social event opportunities?

There were a lot of networking opportunities through job shadowing and social "virtual" events.

10/10

14. Did you find out about activities that employees can get involved in outside of work?

Yes.

9/10

15. Would you recommend this virtual experience to a friend?

I would definitely recommend this virtual experience to a friend.

10/10

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