American Express Careers

Campus Graduate – 2019 Strategic Planning Group Summer Internship

United States

Job Description

Campus Graduate – 2019 Strategic Planning Group Summer Intern - Senior Manager  

The Strategic Planning Group (“SPG”) at American Express has a two-fold mission:

1. Strategy development - To be a partner for our business unit clients and for Amex by informing, resolving, and driving execution of the most critical strategic initiatives

2. Leadership development - To attract high-performing talent, develop their business and people leadership competencies, and transition them to be successful leaders within Amex.

A role with SPG at American Express offers the unique opportunity to work across key business lines with the top strategic minds in the company. Team members in SPG are continuously learning due to the incredible breadth and depth of our high impact project assignments.  SPG Leadership provides team members with mentorship to help each individual build a successful career in American Express. A successful summer internship will lead to a full time offer upon graduation. 

What can you expect as a Summer Intern Senior Manager in SPG at American Express?
  • Perform analysis and research to develop insights and solutions to tackle the most critical strategic priorities
  • Participate in significant aspects of projects from scoping to problem structuring, analysis and presentation
  • Collaborate with talented teammates to deliver significant and sustainable results 
  • Engage business unit leaders and corporate executives to develop and present implementable solutions, and provide thought partnership and strategic counsel
  • Participate in various networking events with senior leaders  across business units to build a network and a deeper understanding of the company


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

Skills / Experience Needed

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 and be a team player
Strong professional presence; effective communication and presentation skills
Professional services mindset, dedicated to serving the needs of our business partners
A track record of results, and a passion for people
1st year enrolled in a full time MBA program or equivalent

SPG specific cover letter required.

About Us
American Express’ heritage was built on service and has been sustained by innovation. Through our evolution from an express mail business in 1850, to one of the world’s largest card issuers by purchasing volume and a digital innovator, we’ve never been afraid to explore new possibilities and embrace the changing marketplace.

From our high employee satisfaction ratings to our many workplace awards, American Express is consistently recognized as a great place to work by people around the world. We offer talented individuals challenging work with purpose by embracing both innovation and tradition.  As our company has grown and evolved, sometimes reinventing our business outright, we have never strayed from the customer-service ethos and values on which the company was built –trust, security, integrity, quality, good citizenship, respect and customer commitment. 

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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. 

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law. 

Tags: US reqs – MBA/MS
ReqID: 18013761
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 26, 2018, 1:30:11 PM