2023 Enterprise Strategy MBA Summer Internship

American Express

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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 170 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.

About Enterprise Strategy

Enterprise Strategy (formerly known as Amex Strategy) is the corporate strategy and internal consulting division of American Express. We work directly with the CEO, the executive team, and senior leaders, providing thought leadership and an external perspective on the most important strategic priorities of the firm.

Enterprise Strategy grows high-potential colleagues into future leaders at American Express. Our team members develop deep subject matter expertise and leadership skills in stretch roles that unlock their full potential, working collaboratively with senior leaders across the company. Subsequently, our team members transition to take on key leadership roles within the business.

Learn more about our team here.

What can you expect as an MBA Summer Intern Senior Manager in Enterprise Strategy?

As a MBA Summer Intern Senior Manager, you will be assigned to at least one project over the course of 10 weeks in summer, tackling the most important strategic opportunities and challenges facing American Express today. Projects are primarily oriented around growth strategy in order to drive long-term success and innovation.

You will own project workstreams end-to-end, including scoping and structuring problems, conducting complex analyses and research, and creating presentations. You’ll collaborate closely with your teammates to develop solutions and present recommendations to senior leaders.

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders across the enterprise, including C-suite executives, to drive strategic initiatives that enhance the leadership position of American Express. You will establish yourself as a trusted thought partner to your business partners.

As a member of the Enterprise Strategy team, you’ll join a close-knit and supportive group of colleagues who put an emphasis on diversity of perspective, mentorship, fun, and a balanced lifestyle.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a full-time MBA program or equivalent, graduating between Dec. 2023-June 2024

  • Strong problem-solving skills and business acumen to advise executive leadership

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presence

  • Strong project management skills, including prioritization, work planning, execution discipline

  • Proficiency with both qualitative and quantitative data analysis

  • Interpersonal skills – ability to collaborate effectively in a team

In order for your application to be considered, please complete the following:

A cover letter explaining why you are interested in a role on the Enterprise Strategy team and how your skills and backgrounds will contribute to your success is required. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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The final application deadline is Monday January 26th at 11:59PM BST.

If you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team on ask.campus.emea@aexp.com

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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