Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Software engineering. Developing/maintaining Discover applications. Agile daily standups, communicating with team mates & product owner. Coding in JS/Java


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • GraphQL, React, Spring boot


  • 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?
  • A decent amount for an intern. As it was for internal application, we had review privilege for develop.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot. A previous intern as a mentor, as well as a performance manager.


  • 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?
  • One of the best I've seen. Everyone is super friendly and mostly willing to help. Not stressful at all but does focus on getting things done.


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

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

  • 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?
  • Very enjoyable.


  • 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
  • It's not a difficult application in comparison, but do brush up on leetcode etc.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Information Technology

Channel Islands

September 2021


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