2023 Finance MBA Summer Internship
Location: Greater London
Job Type: Full time
At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people, and businesses, we have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. Join #TeamAmex and let’s lead the way together.
Our industry is rapidly evolving, and we need courageous, quick thinkers who can shape the strategic decisions that lead our business forward. Whether it’s negotiating with some of our largest global partners or creating next year’s financial plan, you can influence both our day-to-day P&L and the future direction of the company. As part of the team, you can have the opportunity to learn and use the latest data tools and technologies and explore a range of roles to grow your career.
Business Unit/Role Specific Info
The internship will be a general Finance internship that will provide opportunities to intern in one of the following functional areas of Finance: International Card Services Group Finance, Global Merchant and Network Finance, Corporate Planning & Analysis, and Pricing.
What Type of Work Will I Do As an Intern?
All interns receive a project solving a real business challenge for the organization. Examples of past projects include:
Leveraging big data and SQL to understand American Express Card Member spending behavior in certain industries, across different markets and among certain merchants to ascertain growth opportunities
Business-to-Business (B2B) Industry Overview and recommendation of potential acquisition targets across markets
Assessing the efficiency of acquiring Card Members through different acquisition channels
Analysis of the profitability of our Small Merchants
Analytical Skills – ability to manipulate large amounts of data, spot trends & generate meaningful insights
Communication Skills – synthesize data into an easy-to-understand story & articulate key messages across multiple audiences
Agile Mindset – positive, can-do attitude, adapt to change, and highly motivated self-starter
Leadership – act & lead with courage, build relationships, make decisions quickly & influence change
Currently enrolled in a full-time MBA degree program
Students must have a graduation date between December 2023 and June 2024
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