The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City. The company was founded in 1850 and is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

American Express London, UK
Sep 16, 2019
Internship
A single decision can have many outcomes, and when that decision affects hundreds of thousands of customers and employees, it needs to be the right one. That’s where Risk Management comes in. At American Express, Risk Management forms the backbone of all financial services operations. It affects every aspect of the company globally. Join us this summer, and you’ll get to know all the areas of our business – from consumer cards to small-business services, to corporate services, to merchant partners. Plus, you’ll work with the industry’s top Risk Management teams, developing strategies, leveraging technology and overseeing how relevant news impacts our customers.  Our well-established Summer Internship Programme will provide high-performing MBA students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in projects that have strategic, operational or financial significance to the company. Interns will meet the business and leaders from all levels and have a chance to learn about the culture and values of the organisation as well as network across regions and functions. The Summer Internship Programme commences in June 2020 for 10 weeks. It consists of the following components: Introduction to American Express through an induction day and training sessions Meaningful projects which will have real business impact Regular Speaker Series with senior management Social and networking events Structured performance management process and regular feedback   What type of work can you expect to do in Credit and Fraud Risk at American Express? Lead projects with strategic importance and real bottom-line impact through the conceptual, analytical, recommendation and implementation stages Design, build and support infrastructures for existing and new business development opportunities Partner with Marketing, Technologies, Finance, and Operations to launch strategic initiatives Perform business analysis to assess portfolio performance, forecast trends, and develop improvement opportunities Do you have what it takes to build a career here?    Strong problem solving and project management skills Background in quantitative analysis Graduate degree in an analytical field (Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Mathematics, Science) Excellent communication skills Strong Influencing skills Experience with statistical software or other programming languages (SAS, SQL, C++) Qualifications Educational requirements Currently enrolled in an MBA programme with a graduation date between December 2020 and July 2021