Insights from an Employer Session

Last Thursday (10/7) afternoon, Denison alumni DJ Bridges (’14) from Rock Central hosted an employer recruiting event to discuss the career opportunities with Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans and give students a greater insight on the Rock Family of Companies. While at Denison, DJ interned at Rocket Mortgage the summer leading into his senior year, which ultimately lead to a full-time position in Detroit. With over 600 interns this past summer, Rocket Mortgage offers internships in sales, marketing, finance, human resources, and more; after their internship programs, Rocket Mortgage proceeded to offered full-time positions to over 50% of interns.

As the #1 mortgage loan advisor, Rocket Mortgage prides itself by evolving the ‘Rocket’ brand. Though mainly a mortgage company, the company has done a fantastic job of growing their business into a “one-stop shop”, branding themselves with hundreds of family companies, such as the and StockX. Their growing success has been a product of the company’s motivating culture and environment, identifying their core values as “ISMS”. Some of Rocket Mortgage “ISMS” include “Yes before No”, “It’s not about who is right, it’s about what is right”, “We eat our own dog food”. These “ISMS” have shown immense growth within the company and have built leadership internally.

After attending the Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans recruiting session, I would highly recommend students to explore the vast number of opportunities at the company. Being such a large company, Rocket Mortgage and their family companies offer numerous of different and unique entry-level opportunities for college students. The Rocket brand has evolved into more than just the leading mortgage loan advisor, thanks to the company’s ability to grow internally and the hard-working culture they have established over in Detroit.

By Dylan Brown
Dylan Brown Peer Career Fellow: Marketing, Sales and Communication