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Product Development Internship Program - Summer 2025

Capital One

Capital One

McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024


Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia Product Development Internship Program - Summer 2025

Key Role Details

  • This is a full-time paid internship program spanning ten weeks from June through August 2025.

  • Participation in the internship requires that you are located in the continental United States with in-person attendance at your assigned location, in accordance with Capital One’s hybrid working model, for the duration of the program.

  • Interns will be evaluated for a full-time position within our rotational programs, with start dates approximately one year following the completion of the internship.

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization, or offer any immigration related support for this position (i.e. H1B, F-1 OPT, F-1 STEM OPT, F-1 CPT, J-1, TN, or another type of work authorization).

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher with an expectation that you will complete your most recent full-time degree program by August 2026 or earlier (for example: If you are graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in May 2025 and are also currently enrolled in a full-time Master’s degree program with an expected graduation date of May 2026, then your most recent full-time degree program is your Master’s degree)

  • Must be continuing in the same course of study of your most recent full-time degree program following completion of the internship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest and experience in product management, software delivery, data science, software engineering, or leveraging software to solve customer and business problems

  • Technical undergraduate major such as Computer Science or Engineering preferred. Other Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) or quantitative (e.g., economics, statistics, finance) undergraduate majors encouraged

Product Development Internship Program - 2025

In our 30 years as a founder-led public company, Capital One has grown from a small, credit card start-up that pioneered to completely redefining who we are as a company and outpacing other financial services companies in our use of technology to transform an industry. At Capital One, we believe great products create value for customers, positively impact our bottom line, and are powered by cutting edge technology and great product managers. What motivates us every day is that we have both the opportunity and responsibility to help our customers with their financial lives - to save them time, money, and to inspire a sense of optimism about the future, every day.

If you’re interested in Capital One and an internship that enables you to build a strong foundation by working on new products grounded in customer research, business strategy, data, and tech best practices, then the Product Development Internship Program is a great place to begin your career journey.

As part of the Product Development Internship Program, you will :

  • Gain hands-on experience leveraging new technology while building product management skills

  • Develop leadership skills in the professional setting through meaningful interaction with product leaders

  • Leverage data and customer insights to understand customer and business problems, make strategic business decisions, and partner with high functioning tech teams to implement solutions

  • Cultivate relationships with fellow interns and associates through extensive networking activities

As a Product Development Intern, you will apply your strategic and innovative skills to influence some of the most important products at Capital One. This internship will challenge you to understand and manage priorities of customer needs, business strategy, and technology. You will work closely with expert designers, developers, business analysts and data scientists in an agile, collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibilities, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation.

In your role, you might:

  • Partner with other product managers to ship, scale, and improve products that delight our customers and position our company for substantial growth. You will work alongside your product team and learn how to strategically influence product direction and prioritize features, actively manage a backlog, and clear impediments for the team.

  • Contribute to the success of features for your product. You will test and learn your way to something new while taking into account business strategy, market analysis, user feedback, analytics, and technology best practices.

  • Learn how to craft and drive business strategy from experts. You will hone your problem solving skills by deeply understanding our business, developing customer empathy, and integrating multiple streams of data.

  • Collaborate with internal partners. You will coordinate with your team to deliver the vision while building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.

  • Engage with a network of developers, designers, analysts, data scientists, customers and other subject-matter experts and leverage them to build cutting-edge products.

The Ideal Candidate Would Be:

  • Curious. You ask why, explore, and bring your unique perspective to the table. You’ll grow comfortable with ambiguity, fueled by a hunger to learn and constantly seeking new challenges.

  • Action-Oriented & Committed. You aim to take action, try new things, and sometimes fail. Roadblocks won’t set you back, because you’ll stay focused on your goals. You’re organized, excited, juggle multiple deliverables, and prioritize your work while always utilizing data analysis, technology, and human centered design to understand how the product you are creating affects your customer.

  • Up for a Challenge & Hardworking. Big, undefined complex problems will be exciting for you as you work to identify well-rounded solutions.

  • Customer Focused. You empathize with those around you and care about their success, as you bring people together around what’s possible. You have the desire to connect with our customers to deliver impactful products.

  • Communicative. You always keep the people around you in the loop and are excited to communicate complex ideas clearly to ensure your co-workers understand the “why” behind their work and their key priorities.

  • Inclusive. You consider and respect others’ opinions and experiences, and you proactively seek out ways to invite diverse perspectives to the table.

  • Collaborative & Team-Oriented. You thrive in a collaborative team environment. As part of our crew, you will learn to energetically rally diverse groups in pursuit of a common goal.

  • Innovative. You have an entrepreneurial spirit with an aptitude and interest in learning to build new products and platforms with tech solutions.

  • Passionate about technology. You are eager to learn about technology and partner closely with engineers to leverage cutting edge technology for our products.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days. No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).