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7 Tips for Students & Grads Applying to Capital One

You’re ready to launch your career—maybe it’s time to find a summer internship, or maybe your undergrad or grad program is coming to close. Either way, you’re looking for an opportunity with professional and personal growth. But where do you start?

Whether you're seeking an internship or full-time role, Capital One's Student and Grad programs are designed to set you up for success with hands-on projects that matter and a supportive network of inspiring peers and mentors. Perhaps you want to learn cloud computing in our Technology Development Program? Or spend a summer gaining risk and process management skills in our Management Internship Program? Maybe our 10-week Data Science Internship Program for master’s and Ph.D. students is more your speed.

From finding the program that connects with your passions, to tips on nailing the application and interview process, check out these seven tips to get started.

Capital One animated graphic picture that has a flag waving in front of clouds that says "ONE TEAM" and the words below, "We have some tips to help you successfully land a position in a Students & Grads program." with a Capital One light and medium blue triangular border
A Capital One graphic image that at the top says "THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS," with an animated picture of a laptop showcasing a real image collage of three associates, and the words below saying, "Use your recruiter for help. Ask any and all questions. We want to share what life at Capital One is all about!" With a two-tone blue triangular patterned border
Capital One animated graphic with the words "THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS" at the top with a blue text box, and an animated picture of a man walking holding a coffee and his laptop and walking past a plant. The words below say, "Be yourself. Overall, we ant to know more about you and what makes you great." All with a two-tone blue triangular border
A picture of a laptop with the Capital One Careers website showing on the screen. Above, the title says, "BEFORE APPLYING." Below, the words say, "Find programs that resonate with you. We want you to be thrilled with your choice. Review what programs align with your skills, goals, and passions." All with a two-tone blue triangular border
A Capital One animated image of a woman sitting at a desk, with the title above saying, "BEFORE APPLYING," and the words below saying, "Write a showstopping resume. Pepper your resume with experiences that show off how awesome you are." All with a two-tone blue triangular border
A Capital One animated picture of a man putting the last puzzle piece of a light bulb together, with the title above saying, "BEFORE INTERVIEWING," and the words below saying, "Show us what makes you incredible. Tell us stories that demonstrate your skills and what you
A Capital One animated picture of three associates sitting around on their laptops, with the title above saying, "BEFORE INTERVIEWING," and the words below saying, "Practice, practice, practice. Grab a friend and rehearse interviewing with them." All with a two-tone blue triangular border
A Capital One animated picture of five associates on bikes, the last bike having balloons attached, with clouds above. The title above says, "AFTER LANDING THE ROLE," and the words below say, "Celebrate. Share your new position on LinkedIn!" All with a two-tone blue triangular border