American Express Careers

Campus Undergraduate – 2019 Strategic Planning Group Summer Internship

United States

Job Description

2019 Campus Undergraduate - Strategic Planning Group – Summer Intern Analyst

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


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


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 Analyst 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

Rising Senior in full-time undergraduate program, expected graduation May 2020 or sooner


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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Tags: USUndergrad
ReqID: 18013762
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2018, 2:33:33 PM