At Discover, you will never stop learning. We are looking for people driven by purpose, who want to help us change the game in financial services. We were founded in 1986, and now have over 16,000 employees. Together we are dedicated to helping people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more for a brighter financial future.
By joining us, you will be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. We are as focused on our employees as we are on our customers – and we have been consistently awarded for both. Be the reason we help millions of people build a brighter financial future, and achieve yours along the way.Job Description
Discover your brighter future by joining one of the fastest growing direct banking companies in the country. Discover’s Emerging Talent Programs offer unique opportunities to launch your professional career in an environment that is structured to support your individual growth, while also helping you build an extensive network to expand your business knowledge and career options. As part of our Emerging Talent Leadership and Internship Programs, you can be part of building and innovating the products and services that help our millions of consumers build their brighter financial futures. At Discover we know our people are the key to our success, and our Emerging Talent Programs provide structure and support while immersing you in the business with a focus on solving real business challenges. Be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. We are all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work.
Discover's General Business MBA Leadership Program is an exciting 2 year rotational program with opportunities for highly motivated individuals who are interested in exploring a host of disciplines within Discover. Participants will work on challenging, high priority initiatives which have real impact on our company goals. Individuals selected will rotate through two different business areas/disciplines within Discover business units, including Consumer Banking, Corporate Risk Management, Payment Services, Risk Management, and US Cards. They will work directly with experienced business managers and program managers, who will help guide them in achieving both their business and professional development goals. They will be encouraged to stretch their critical thinking and problem solving skills by working alongside diverse and collaborative team members, all focused on improving our products and services, and the way we work.
Participants can expect:
Strategic and impactful project assignments that support the company's key objectives and priorities
A team of resources to assist with training and career development, including dedicated program managers and knowledge
Real time and consistent feedback
Opportunities to work alongside senior leaders throughout the organization
Group activities, including networking events and volunteer activities
Opportunities to establish lasting career connections with fellow program participants and alumni
Opportunities for career advancement and success
Opportunities may exist in variety of different areas enterprise-wide including:
Acquisition – strategy and operations for all product lines (card, deposits, loans)
Corporate & Business Risk and Compliance
Collections Strategy, Customer Experience and Operations
Consumer Insights & Market Research
Customer Engagement – Strategy & Operations
Marketing – Strategy, Digital Communications & Customer Experience
Operational Effectiveness & Process Improvement
Payments - Technology, Products & Strategy
Product Owner, Product Management & Product Strategy
Must have minimum 3 years full-time work experience
Current enrollment in an accredited MBA College or University program
Must have a graduation date between December 2022 - June 2023
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to translate ideas into clear priorities
High energy and intellectual curiosity
Strong analytical skills and a consultative approach to addressing customer needs
Strong business acumen, knowledge of financial industry, risk management, and business metrics
Proficiency in SQL, SAS
Proficiency in visual data management, i.e. Excel, Tableau
Experience with Digital Design and Customer User Experience
Experience with Agile project management methodology
Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively
Ability to apply previous experience and knowledge to new situations and problems
Operates as a team player
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.