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Capital One: Summit for Developing Leaders & Case Competition!

by jmarsh Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Submit your resume today for two amazing opportunities with Capital One!Like a Challenge?

We are pleased to announce the fourth annual Capital One® Summit for Developing Leaders. During this one-week program, a small, exceptional group of freshmen and sophomores will come together to learn more about the analytical and problem solving skills valued by today’s top employers. Capital One is a leading diversified bank, a Fortune 500 company, and has one of the most recognized brands in the U.S. – we seek top analytical talent to drive business strategy.

Join Capital One’s Summit For Developing Leaders

Scheduled for May 15-20, 2011 at Capital One’s corporate headquarters in McLean, VA, this Summit will provide you with an excellent opportunity to network with Capital One associates and other students from top colleges and universities. McLean, located in the DC metro area, is a vibrant, diverse city where there is always plenty to do and explore. Capital One will be responsible for all participant travel and accommodations — your job is to come, learn and challenge yourself in this exciting corporate setting!

Learn And Grow

If chosen for this select program, you will:

• Make the most of your experience through learning opportunities and team projects

• Develop your analytical and problem-solving skills by working through a challenging case study with a team and presenting your findings to Capital One executives

• Establish and develop relationships with Capital One associates and peers. Learn how recent college graduates launched successful careers at Capital One.

How to Apply

To apply for this exceptional opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to Kira Peterson at by close of business on Friday, March 18th.

Preferred qualifications include:

• 3.25 GPA or higher

• Quantitative major

• Demonstrated leadership in academics, community service and extracurricular activities

• Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills

__________________________________ strong>2011 Capital One® Case Competition

Are you a problem solver? Do you have innovative ideas? Are you ready for a challenge and a chance to win $1,000? If so, join Capital One in our continued reinvention of the financial services industry by participating in the 2011 Capital One Case Competition.

What is it?

As a student, building a credit history early is helpful and access to credit cards can be a great convenience. Recent legislation fundamentally changed the student credit card business, and Capital One is excited about reentering the student segment to build long-term relationships. Capital One has recently launched a new product for students, the JourneySM Student Rewards Credit Card. How would you approach this market segment? What would your product look like? How would you market it? Who would you market it to?

This business case represents the types of challenging problems Capital One looks to solve as we continue to reinvent the financial services industry. By participating in this year’s Capital One Case Competition, you can test out your analytical and problem-solving skills that are prized by top employers. Come help us challenge the status quo at Capital One!

How do I participate?

1. Organize a team of three people

2. Register by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 4th by emailing Kira Peterson at

3. Submit your initial proposal by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 18th

Finalists will present to a group of executives at our corporate headquarters in McLean, VA on Friday, April 8th, and each member of the winning team will receive a prize of $1000.

For complete competition contest rules, please email Kira Peterson, Senior Campus Recruiting Manager, at