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2020 MBA Leadership Program - P206850

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover®, you'll 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're 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've been consistently awarded for both. Be the reason we help millions of people build a brighter financial future, and achieve yours along the way.


As one of the most recognized brands in direct banking and payment services, we have multiple consumer products, services and operational functions, that need the best people in the business.

Discover's MBA Leadership Programs are exciting rotational opportunities to work on challenging initiatives in a sought after work environment and culture. These programs provide participants with:

  • Two one-year rotations aimed at aligning personal talents with strategic business initiatives
  • Challenging work assignments that support Discover's strategic priorities and objectives
  • Opportunities to work on cross-functional projects and/or teams
  • Dedicated program managers, experienced rotational managers and knowledgeable mentors
  • Interaction with the senior leadership team through both projects and program events
  • Opportunity for career advancement and success

Full-time MBA leadership opportunities are available across Discover; rotational roles exist within Consumer Banking and U.S. Card.

There are a variety of different functional areas for rotations including:

  • Analytics
  • Business Development
  • Business Risk and Compliance
  • Collections
  • Consumer Insights and Market Research
  • Customer Experience
  • Internal Consulting (e.g. LEAN Six Sigma, Strategy & Analysis)
  • Marketing (i.e. Acquisition, Brand Communications, Customer Experience, Strategy)
  • Operations (i.e. Acquisition, Servicing, Strategy)
  • Process Improvement
  • Product Management
  • Product Strategy


  • Lead the development of a solution to a business problem utilizing strategic problem solving techniques and thought leadership. Manage several different competing projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Manage relationships with related business partners and ensure that projects are delivered in a timely manner using a variety of techniques to understand key stakeholder concerns and gain buy in.
  • Create content, develop rationale and deliver/facilitate presentations to communicate initiative results and project proposals to both key stakeholders and leadership team.
  • Establish a strong understanding of the business and bring fresh ideas to improve processes and generate efficiencies with a strong customer focus throughout.
  • Identifies different sources and utilizes tools to manipulate data which can be used to achieve key insights and conclusions to determine business solutions.

Minimum Qualifications
* Enrolled at a top tier business graduate school leading to a Masters of Business Administration degree

* Preferred concentrations include: General Management, Strategy, Marketing, Business Analytics,Operations, and related fields

* Graduation date between December 2019 - June 2020

* Must have at least 3 years of relevant work experience

* This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-04

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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