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Discover Overview

Riverwoods, IL
10000+ employees
Company - Public (DFS)
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Join Discover Financial Services and make a difference working in a culture that thrives on customer-focused innovation.

A History of Innovation
In 1986, we introduced our cash back credit card that rewards loyalty. Since then, we’ve ... Read more

Mission: To help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they can achieve a brighter financial future.

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Highest Rated CEOs: 2017 (#69)

Company Updates

  • Discover employees teach financial literacy to local students with Junior Achievement of Chicago.

    Giving and Volunteering | Discover

    Explore the ways Discover gives back to the community through donations and volunteering.

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    6 Money Moves to Consider Before the End of the Year | Discover

    Before watching the ball-drop, before singing Auld Lang Syne, in fact well before New Year's Eve approaches, consider taking care of these year-end personal financial to-dos. If you itemize deductions on your income tax return and want to make charitable donations for next year's return, do it before Dec. 31.

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Discover – Why Work For Us?

Work for a company you can feel good about
. In 1986, we introduced our cash rewards credit card. It was innovative based on one simple, yet very important idea—that our customers deserve to feel appreciated; that we owe them the best experience possible. Since then, we’ve continued to be innovative—relentlessly pursuing better customer financial solutions and holding each solution up against the question: “Is this good for the customer?” If this makes sense to you—if it fits your vision about what a company should be—we want to talk to you.

Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — On the day you start, you are able to take advantage of benefits like top-notch medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) with a generous company match, and even tuition reimbursement and an amazing employee referral program.

At Discover, you get more than a paycheck—you get a sense of belonging. That’s because we’ve got a casual, friendly atmosphere that’s big on getting things done and making a difference for customers and communities. In fact, every year, our employees give back by donating thousands of dollars and volunteer hours helping worthy causes, including building local playgrounds. Plus, we celebrate diversity through our many Employee Resource Groups that give employees ways to support each other and promote inclusion. If this sounds like a place you’d be proud of, come talk to us.

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.

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    "Strong management team. Strong, talented employee base."

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    Very good comp, benefits, work / life balance. I would highly recommend to anyone interested in having a career in banking .


    Wonderful company, management and teams. Facilities are great and there is nothing one would want while working at any of the various locations across the US.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Discover (Riverwoods, IL) in May 2017.


    Completed a phone interview, then a month later visited the corporate office in Riverwoods, IL for an in-person interview. Discover offered to fly me & cover hotel since I was from out of town. I drove instead so they covered gas. Very nice of them and appreciated. The interview lasted 4 hours. Met a series of people from Director, to Supervisor, to Managers to the team from different departments. All were very nice. Questions were easy. They were more focused on describing to me what the job would be, and my experience in similar roles. The only issue was in logistics with the conference room HR has placed the interview in. The room I was supposed to be in was not available due to office renovation, so they had me in an impromptu room which made it a bit difficult for everyone else to find the right room I was in.

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Discover Awards & Accolades

  • No. 277 of Fortune's 500 List, Fortune 500, 2017
  • 2017 Best Place to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2017
  • 2017 Top Workplace by The News Journal, WorkplaceDynamics, 2017
  • 2017 100 Best Companies in Arizona, BestCompaniesAZ, 2017
  • 2017 Utah Best of State, Utah Best of State, 2017
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