Campus Graduate - 2021 Amex Strategy Senior Manager Summer Internship

Job Description

How should American Express continue innovating and remain a global leader in the dynamic Payments and FinTech industries?

Our team is at the forefront of pioneering growth.

About Amex Strategy

Amex Strategy (Strategic Planning Group) is the Company’s enterprise strategy and internal consulting division. Amex Strategy serves as a key partner to senior leaders, the executive team, and the CEO, providing thought leadership and an external perspective on the most critical strategic initiatives for the Company.


A Senior Manager role with Amex Strategy offers unparalleled exposure to senior leadership and the unique opportunity to work across all business lines – while developing strategy and leadership skills through individualized coaching and a formal training curriculum. As a member of Amex Strategy, you will be part of a small project team working on the Company’s toughest challenges and biggest opportunities while seeing first-hand how the impact of your solutions shapes the Company’s growth. You will work on a broad range of projects while collaborating with diverse and talented colleagues as a close-knit team and broader Company.

Amex Strategy also serves as a talent-pipeline for future leaders at American Express. We host and encourage frequent networking with our team’s expansive alumni network, featuring many senior executives that began their careers in the Amex Strategy team.

What can you expect as a Summer Intern Senior Manager in Amex Strategy?

  • Own project workstreams end-to-end – from scoping, problem structuring, analysis, research and presentations
  • Lead complex analyses and rigorous research to develop insights and solutions for the Company’s most critical strategic priorities
  • Engage business unit leaders and company executives to develop and present implementable solutions, and provide thought partnership and strategic counsel
  • Build a strong network and a deeper understanding of the Company through project work and networking events with senior leaders
  • Enjoy team-wide social events, trainings, and lunches

Minimum Qualifications

Here are the skills and experiences we are looking for. Do these describe you?

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and quantitative aptitude; intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to drive change, impact, and be adaptable to a wide range of situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to collaborate effectively in a team
  • Strong executive presence; effective communication and presentation skills
  • A track record of results and desire for continual improvement
  • 1st year in a full-time MBA program or equivalent
  • Students must have a graduation date between December 2021 and June 2022
About American Express
Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

With a job at American Express, almost anything is possible. Apply now!

A cover letter, answering why you are interested in Amex Strategy, is required. When submitting your application via the American Express Careers site please be sure to upload your cover letter and resume as a PDF attachment.


Cover letters entered as text will not be considered as part of the application.


Our team will review completed applications on a rolling basis. We appreciate your patience while we consider your application and will be in contact with you by April 30th.


Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.

Tags: US reqs – MBA/MS, Handshake UNV-12520
ReqID: 20006554
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2020, 3:16:08 PM