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At a Glance


"Culture is focused on getting the work done, not how many hours you spend doing it"

Colleagues are "warm, friendly and inclusive"


Culture "favors people who can speak loud and make their voices heard"

"Very diverse at the lower levels, but once you get to the senior levels, it's not"

About Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation is one of the top five credit card providers in the U.S. and considered one of the pioneers of the mass marketing of credit cards. In fact, credit cards provides more than 60 percent of Capital One’s revenues. The firm’s other lines of business include checking and savings accounts, auto loans, business loans, and a full range of commercial banking activities. Capital One specializes in serving businesses in certain industries, including health care, real estate, energy, financial institutions, and technology, media, and telecom.

While impactful careers and internships can be had in various finance and banking areas, the firm is increasingly focusing on investing in technology, meaning there are many impactful opportunities in areas such as data science, engineering, analytics, IT, and technology. The firm is headquartered in McLean, Va., and has opportunities there as well as in most other states across the country.

A company that truly embodies diversity, Capital One has received many awards for its workplace inclusiveness. Capital One has been named a best employer for LGBTQ+ equity, best for diversity, and best or millennials. In addition, the firm has been named one of Business Insider’s 25 top places to work in the U.S., one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies,” and one of PRWeek’s “Best Places to Work.” Capital One provides best-in-class benefits and support, and encourages all its team members to bring their authentic selves to work.

Why Work Here

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company.  Led by Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard D. 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.

Capital One

1680 Capital One Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: (877) 383-4802

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: COF
Stock Exchange: NYSE
Chairman, President, and CEO: Richard D. Fairbank
2009 Employees (All Locations): 52,000

Major Office Locations

Richmond, VA
New York, NY
Plano, TX
Wilmington, DE
Chicago, IL /
San Francisco, CA
London, UK
Toronto, ON Canada

Major Departments & Practices

Business Banking
Commercial Banking
Data Science
Information Technology
People & Workplace
Personal Banking
Product Management
Project/Process Management
Risk Management & Audit
Technology Operations
Vendor Management