Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • General Software-Engineering of the business's systems.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I learned a lot about web development, UI design, DevOps systems and Java frameworks. In addition to this I learned a lot about agile ways of working.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Much more responsibility than I initially expected. We got to work with systems that the company uses on a day to day basis.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Plenty of support with aspects of the tech stack that were new to us and when working with complex systems.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company has a very welcoming culture encouraging strong teamwork, diversity and growth.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I was working with important systems with great people so it was a really enjoyable experience.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Discover Financial Services
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Discover Financial Services to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Discover Financial Services
  • Be willing to work with a wide range of different tools and technology and focus on your soft skills as well as technical ones.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology

South East

July 2021


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