Discover Internship Program

The Discover Internship Program is an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects in a sought after work environment and culture.

Program Overview:

The Discover Internship Program is an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects in a sought after work environment and culture.  This program provides participants with:

  • Interesting project assignments that support Discover’s strategic priorities and objectives
  • Real time and consistent performance feedback
  • A team of resources to assist with ongoing training and coaching on career development
  • Exposure to managers with excellence in business acumen and effectiveness in managing and developing personnel
  • Broad knowledge of cross-functional initiatives, experience and career contacts
  • Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team through program events

Discover identifies individuals who inherently possess Discover Values of Doing the Right Thing, Innovation, Simplicity, Collaboration, Volunteerism, Enthusiasm, and Respect. As a values-oriented organization, Discover’s goal is to hire the best and brightest interns as full-time employees after graduating from their collegiate studies. 


Additional Program Highlights:

  • Fully-furnished apartments for the duration of the internship
  • Group activities, including networking events among interns and other full-time personnel
  • Exposure to and presentations to management (by program)  


Operation Internship Program Track:

We are currently seeking college juniors to join our Operations Internship Program (OIP). The OIP is a program that allows participants to complete projects within one of the functional areas of the Card member Services and Consumer Banking (CSCB) department. At the completion of the program, participants may be considered for full-time offers for the Operations Leadership Program (OLP).


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a Junior or Senior enrolled in an accredited business or a related discipline Bachelor’s degree program
    • Other undergraduate classifications with relevant work experience and/or in a related field of study will be considered
  • Must have a graduation date between December 2016 – June 2017
    • Other undergraduate classifications may have other graduation dates
  • A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on 4.0 grade point average scale


Desired Skills and/or Attributes

  • Proven leadership and excellence in professional, academic and/or extracurricular experiences
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to translate ideas into clear priorities
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong financial and analytical aptitude
  • Proven leadership and problem-solving abilities
  • Operates as a team player
  • Results driven
  • Exhibition of  creative and innovative ideas
  • Ability to interpret data analysis and effectively communicate findings, making strategic business recommendations based upon data analysis
  • Ability to apply previous experience and knowledge to new situations and problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to interact with and influence employees at all different levels
  • Ability to resolve ambiguity and analyze data to surface insights
  • Ability to execute accurate, quantitatively sound analysis
  • Passion for and interest in mastering process improvement skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access)



For compliance reasons, in addition to submitting your resume through your Campus Career Office or campus system, please also follow the instructions below in order to formally apply online. Please note that this online application will be your official application and may be used for pre-employment and reference checking purposes.

1)      Go to on your web browser

2)      Search under Arizona for location and Customer Service for the function

3)      Click on the Operation Internship Program position then follow the prompts to complete the application

4)      Must be able to provide proof of US work authorization


NOTE: If you experience technical difficulties with the application process please contact


Please Note:  For formal consideration, please apply online at


Once you've applied via Discover, click the "Apply" button, located below, and we'll notify our Discover contact of your interest.

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