FIND OPEN POSITIONS

Welcome to American Express. Here we encourage everyone who works with us to do what they love with pride, share their innovations, and realize their full potential by helping other people realize theirs. That’s our purpose. And how we can be sure, in every situation, we do more than our job – we accomplish our life’s work.

Life at AMEX

Career Areas

Intern Program

Rebekah

Sr. Manager, Digital Commerce

Megan

Manager, Finance

Suprateek

Director, Risk Management

Reanna

Sr. Manager, Marketing

Ope

Analyst, Marketing

Esha

Analyst, Risk Management

Rebekah

Sr. Manager, Digital Commerce

Megan

Manager, Finance

Suprateek

Director, Risk Management

Reanna

Sr. Manager, Marketing

Ope

Analyst, Marketing

Esha

Analyst, Risk Management

Where will your skills and passions take you?

Your expertise and experiences have a home at American Express—in fact we pride ourselves on the diverse backgrounds and skill sets that employees and leadership offer collectively. Opportunities are available for students in each of the following career areas:

Client Management & Sales

Working in Client Management & Sales means acquiring, managing and expanding relationships all over the world. Daily Client Management tasks can include analyzing portfolio market share and developing ways to encourage merchant acceptance.

Sales is about long-term relationships. Personally recognizing and addressing customer wants and needs is powerful, so we have sophisticated analytics to anticipate them. As a member of this team, you’ll generate new business and collaborate with partners to overcome business challenges.

Client Management & Sales programs for students are available in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Consulting

How should American Express innovate to remain competitive? Our consultants are at the forefront of pioneering change.

Newcomers in our consulting group are continuously surprised at the incredible breadth and depth of consulting assignments, spanning both internal and external clients. A consulting career with American Express offers nonstop challenges and the opportunity to work across all business lines with some of the best strategic minds in business.

There are two consulting teams at American Express:

  • Internal Consulting: As a member of this team, you’ll provide high-level strategic counsel to top management within American Express on a full range of important projects. You’ll deliver big-picture insights and analysis on mergers and acquisitions, new business initiatives and top-level business development plans.
  • External Consulting: This team works to provide business and operational strategy, strategic sourcing and program optimization to help our clients manage their Travel and Entertainment programs.

Consulting programs for students are available in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Customer Care

If you share our passion to serve customers, consider joining our award-winning Customer Care organization. You’ll join an enthusiastic team of individuals who go above and beyond to accomplish the extraordinary every day. This group services American Express’ consumer, small business, merchant and corporate customers around the world.

Either on the frontline as a Customer Care professional or behind the scenes at our corporate offices, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver on our brand promise and values and provide world-class service through billions of customer interactions each year. As a member of this organization, you’ll focus on achieving best-in-class economics, generating loyalty and doing business with the utmost integrity and attention to detail.

Customer Care programs for students are available in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Digital Commerce

The digital age has brought with it a world of opportunity. People are spending their lives in The Cloud. They’re using phones instead of wallets, and they’re transacting with multiple devices and platforms. In response we’re using technology to mobilize communities through social media, evolve the Membership Rewards® program as a social currency and more.

Our Digital Commerce team looks for people who have an endless passion for digital trends, have strong analytical, problem-solving and quantitative skills, and are able to conceptualize and sell new ideas. As a member of this team you’ll have the opportunity to leverage our unique assets and help create a new digital future for American Express.

Digital Commerce programs for students are available in the United States.

Finance

We believe one of the biggest assets a company can have is people who can innovate and collaborate on all levels–and at a global scale. We call it cutting-edge character. It’s the ability to influence the decision-making process through precise analytics and operational excellence. To meet these demands, American Express seeks out individuals with the ability to link strategy to financial outcomes and effectively maintain a wealth of change management processes. As a member of this team, you’ll partner with teams around the globe, while driving growth and efficiencies for the organization as a whole.

A Finance career at American Express is more than an opportunity to grow a brand. It’s a chance to provide the competitive advantages that enable us to achieve financial objectives and maximize opportunities. The opportunities for growth are virtually limitless for those who share these values and are prepared to realize their potential.

Finance programs for students are available in Canada, India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Human Resources

We believe that people are the number-one factor determining a company’s success, so it’s essential that American Express employees feel satisfied, respected and valued. This way, everyone is inspired to do his or her absolute best.

As part of the Human Resources team, you’ll handle hiring decisions, talent management, organizational effectiveness and leadership development—helping to design and deliver programs and services to attract, develop and retain top talent. As a member of the Human Resources team at American Express, you’ll be responsible for managing the company’s most valuable assets—its people.

Focused Human Resources programs are available for students in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Marketing

Marketing allows us to communicate with customers, gather feedback and tailor offerings to meet customers’ needs today every day. To meet those demands, American Express hires individuals with a strong customer focus, strategic marketing analytics and readiness to take on any challenge.

A marketing career at American Express is more than an opportunity to grow a brand. It is the chance to connect global markets digitally and find new ways to communicate all that we have to offer. As a member of the Marketing team you’ll be part of a global network that helps shape values, nurture partnerships and provide solutions.

Focused Marketing programs are available for students in Canada, India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Operations

When a customer swipes an American Express Card, our job is just getting started. Operations is about processing the transaction and making sure that we deliver a high level of customer service.

If you have a quick, innovative mind and are passionate about making an organization run more smoothly and efficiently, Operations could be an ideal fit for you. As a member of this team you’ll conduct productivity analysis and implement cost-control measures to maximize the efficiency of services we deliver.

Operations programs for students are available in India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Risk Management

Among American Express’ biggest assets are the people who drive results through outstanding analysis and cutting-edge innovation. This team hires individuals with the ability to develop quality risk management processes. We look for people who can translate business needs into data-driven solutions and partner across markets to design infrastructures for existing and new business development opportunities.

A Risk & Information Management career at American Express is more than an opportunity to provide analytical leadership. As a member of this team you’ll drive growth and market share by developing data-based assets and processes throughout all phases of the customer life cycle. You’ll be part of a global network that helps shape values, nurture partnerships and provide solutions.

Risk Management programs for students are available in India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Technologies

Technology is the backbone of American Express. As a member of our Technologies team you’ll help enable American Express organizations around the globe to achieve their business objectives every day by developing world-class systems, ensuring high-quality customer experiences, and creating the infrastructure and applications across all of our markets and business units.

Our Technologies team hires problem solvers who can drive results through precise analysis and programming methodologies; individuals with a strong intellectual curiosity and a passion for innovation; and team players who can convert their ideas into results.

Focused Technology programs are available for students in Canada, India, the United Kingdom and the United States.

At this time, we have completed the hiring process for our 2013 Summer Internship Program. We will begin taking applications for the 2014 Summer Internship Program later this year. Stay tuned to this site for more information.

American Express offers a well-established and rewarding Summer Internship Program for high-performing undergraduate and advanced degree students from top-tier schools in the US. As an intern, you'll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in projects that have strategic, operational or financial significance to the company while working alongside senior leaders. In addition to our world-class programs, our US offices are the proud recipient of numerous workplace awards from DiversityInc, Fortune Magazine (100 Best Places to Work), NAFE Top 60 Companies for Executive Women and many more.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

Our Undergraduate Summer Internship Program is a 10-12 week professional development program that takes place in our New York, Phoenix and Ft. Lauderdale offices. Interns work directly on critical projects that link to our key business priorities, attend our Summer Speaker Series and Executive Lunches, and have the opportunity to participate in numerous social activities. This program serves as our primary pipeline of campus talent into full-time analyst positions with American Express.

GRADUATE PROGRAM

Our Graduate Summer Internship Program is a 10-12 week program that takes place in our New York and Phoenix offices. This internship is structured around one strategic project designed to showcase your abilities while still challenging you professionally. At the end of the project, each you, like all participants, will present your work to business leaders. During your internship, you'll have access to senior executives, participate in a formal performance management process and join fellow interns for a variety of social events. This program serves as our primary pipeline of campus talent into full-time manager positions for American Express.