2019 Business Technology Internship Program - BA/PM or Scrum Master (Undergraduate)

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL4.0

Full-time
Discover Financial Services is a leading direct bank and electronic payment services company. Our direct bank issues the company’s flagship credit card business and offers an array of banking products, such as private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and money market accounts. Discover operates PULSE, one of the nations leading ATM/debit networks; Discover Global Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discover.com/careers.

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

Interesting project assignments
Real time and consistent feedback
A team of resources to assist with training and career development
Exposure to managers
Broad knowledge of cross-functional initiatives, experience and career contacts
Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team through program events
As a values-oriented organization, Discovers goal is to hire the best and brightest candidates as full-time employees after graduating from their collegiate studies.

Business Technology Track:
The Business Technology internship track merges leading edge technologies with customer-focused business solutions. Positions are primarily based at our Chicagoland headquarters (Riverwoods, IL) with potential assignments at other US offices.

Internship Program Highlights:
Dynamic 12-week paid summer internship
Fully-furnished apartments during internship
Group activities, including networking events
Exposure to and presentations to management
Dedicated program managers, experienced managers, and knowledgeable mentors
Internship start dates are May 20th or June 15th, 2019
As an Intern Business Analyst/Project Manager or Scrum Master in Business Technology, you may:

Learn how teams get work done
Ask the right questions since you wont know all of the answers
Organize and facilitate all team meetings (stand ups, planning, retrospectives, etc.)
Build a trusting and open team work environment
Remove impediments affecting the team
Manage stakeholder communication across teams
Not be expected to write any code (this isn’t a technical role)

Skills:
Minimum Qualifications:
Individuals enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s Program who will have completed their Junior year by June 2019
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 2019 – June 2020
Other undergraduate standings may have other graduation dates
Working towards degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, Management Information Systems, Information Security, Networking and Telecommunications, or a related discipline
A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on 4.0 grade point average scale
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Skills You Should Have:
Relying on others to accomplish goals
Passion for learning
Self-motivated
Exceptional interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
Demonstrated problem solving skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.