2024 Finance Undergraduate Development Program

at Discover in Riverwoods, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 Development 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 Finance Development Program (FDP) is a 24-month program designed specifically to prepare and develop future generations of business leaders within the finance and corporate services organization. Participants will complete three diverse rotations across areas of finance at Discover, including Line of Business (LOB) & Financial Planning and Analysis, Investor Relations & Strategy, Corporate Services, Controllership, and Treasury. Participants will work on challenging, high priority initiatives which have real impact on our company goals. 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:? ?

· Three 7-8-month rotations aimed at aligning personal talents with business initiatives??

· Challenging and impactful work assignments that support Discover’s strategic priorities and objectives??

· Opportunities to work on cross-functional projects and/or teams??

· Opportunities to improve processes, manage complex projects, and present their work to senior leaders?

· Enhance their technical skills and abilities to lead projects, make decisions, problem solve and think creatively??

· Dedicated rotational managers and knowledgeable peer advisors?

· Interaction with key stakeholders and leadership through each rotation and program events??

· Opportunity for career advancement and success??

Opportunities may exist in different areas of corporate finance including:? ?

· Line of Business & Financial Planning and Analysis

· Investor Relations & Strategy

· Corporate Services

· Controllership

· Treasury

Basic Qualifications: ?

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year College or University?in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Data Analytics, or business-related discipline

· Must have a graduation date between December 2023 – June 2024

· A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on 4.0 grade point average scale, in major field of study?

· This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship?

Preferred Qualifications:? ?

· 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 visual data management, i.e. Excel, Tableau?

· Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively?

· Ability to apply previous experience and knowledge to new situations and problems?

· Operates as a team player?

Application Deadline:

The application window for this position is anticipated to close on Feb-07-2024. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The posting may be available past this date, but it is not guaranteed.


The base pay for this role is $72,000.00 annually. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Paid Time Off

+ 401(k) Plan

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

+ STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

+ Recognition Program

+ Education Assistance

+ Commuter Benefits

+ Family Support Programs

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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What are you waiting for? Apply today!

All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights) (\\https:/\\;ABIVgRw0WsyX2wfQC-pKxK3V9X4h1NBUGgjO7EM8PTvp5MNRgpEuVC\jVk0fcn\ISAZjmwkbLuUIrj8mFedCBkyz$)

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Job Posting: JC254834269

Posted On: Feb 05, 2024

Updated On: Feb 26, 2024

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