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  • Business, Business Industry
  • Fall
  • McLean, VA
  • 2017

Find Your Internship

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

Corporate Audit Services (CAS), the Internal Audit function within Capital One, is a dedicated group of audit professionals passionate about delivering top quality assurance services to the organization’s Audit and Risk Committee. The CAS department is considered one of the leading internal audit functions within the financial services industry and is highly regarded within Capital One. CAS professionals are experienced, well-trained and credentialed, and operate within a collaborative, agile environment to deliver valuable opinions and recommendations. In addition, the CAS vision of Innovate Continually, Perform Brilliantly, and Set the Standard create a dynamic and challenging atmosphere for both personal growth and professional opportunity.

Here's what we're looking for in an ideal teammate:

· You adapt to change, embrace bold ideas, and are intellectually curious. You like to ask questions, test assumptions, and challenge conventional thinking.

· You develop influential relationships based upon shared risk objectives, trust, and leverage design thinking to drive outstanding business impact and elevate Audit’s value proposition.

· You’re a firm believer that a rich understanding of data, innovation, and technical knowledge will only make you a better Auditor. This will require leveraging the power of data analytics and furthering your technical know-how, so you’ll want to ensure that technology doesn’t scare you off.

· Lastly, you create energy and an environment that make it easy to attract, hire, and retain top talent.

What You Can Expect

As one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” you can look forward to coming to work every day with a team of people that are committed to excellence and doing the right thing. Our desire is simple – change banking for good by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity back to finance. But that only happens if we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver a better way. What you can expect during your internship:

- Training and Development– Learn the Audit process from beginning to end, while also having access to our award winning Capital One University

- Experience – Have ownership of work within one of the nation’s strongest financial institution audit departments, supporting operational, financial, compliance, or information technology audits

- Team Building – Develop relationships with intern peers, associates, and executives at planned events throughout the summer

As an Internal Audit Intern you will:

- Seek to understand a line of business and its strategy, processes, systems, and

inherent risks

- Evaluate controls implemented by management for mitigating risks

- Test controls and meet with management to observe and discuss business operations

- Identify areas for opportunity and collaborate with other auditors to dimension any issues within a line of business

Basic Qualifications

- Will obtain or have obtained a Bachelor’s degree or higher between December 2018 and August 2019

Preferred Qualifications

- In process of obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in relevant major (e.g., accounting, finance, information systems, or information security)

- Strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills

- Strong quantitative, analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills

- Ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment


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Capital One does not sponsor International Visas, applicants must be able to work in the US.