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Kickstart your career with Team Amex


With meaningful mentorship, real responsibilities and hands on learning experiences, joining Team Amex gives you a global network of opportunities that will shape your career journey for years to come. We offer a range of internship programs as well as full-time opportunities for recent graduates that are designed to provide you with a rewarding and unique experience. As a Team Amex intern, you are encouraged to roll up your sleeves and contribute your point of view to help impact and shape a global iconic brand.


Global Programs


As one of the world's most global companies, we have internships and full-time graduate opportunities in various locations focused on different career areas so that you can build a career that is unique to you. The internships also bring you one step closer to landing full-time roles with Team Amex upon graduation. Ready to join us? Take a look at our programs below.

Undergraduate Internship


During your 10-week internship, you will have the chance to work on meaningful projects that positively impact our teams' success. This program is designed for students entering their final year of college.


Program offered: June - August


When to apply: August - September


Who is eligible: Juniors in their Fall semester of undergraduate study

MBA Internship


During your 10-week internship, you will gain real-life experience that brings you closer to your dream job. You'll have the chance to work on projects that significantly impact the business while exploring your interests and enhancing your strengths. It's also a great opportunity to engage and build relationships with colleagues, leaders, and industry professionals.


Program offered: June - August


When to apply: September - November


Who is eligible: First year MBA or advanced degree students

Sophomore Finance Internship


During your 9-week internship, you will gain hands-on training on core analytical tools and be provided with a mentor for support.


Program offered: June - August


When to apply: August - September


Who is eligible: Sophomores in their Fall semester of undergraduate study

Our internship opportunities are currently offered as hybrid working arrangements in New York, Phoenix, Florida, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Palo Alto, CA and Washington, DC.

Hear from former Team Amex Interns


Additional Student Opportunities


American Express actively cultivates an inclusive workforce where every voice is heard, teamwork is rewarded, and different points of view are celebrated. Our internships are designed to offer an experience that’s unique and meaningful for each student – one that uses their talents and strengths to make an impact.


Students with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply for the programs below, which provide the opportunity to learn more about American Express’ culture and business by networking with Amex colleagues prior to interviewing for one of our internships.
Learn more about these programs below.

American Express Discovery Program (ADP) - US


This three-day program gives students the opportunity to experience our culture first-hand and concludes with an accelerated Summer Internship Program interview opportunity.


Program offered: September


When to apply: May - June


Insight Program - UK


This two-day program is designed to give first year students exposure to our culture and business with the opportunity to fast track their applications to our summer program. We offer three types of Insight Programs: Spring Insight Program, Black Leaders Insight Program, and Women in Tech Insight Program.


Program offered to: March - April


When to apply: December - January


Our Selection Process




Submit Your Application


This is a place to share who you are, and why you’re passionate about joining Team Amex.



Then, let's get to know each other


After the application, you will be asked to complete a few steps to better help us evaluate you on a personal level and get to know you as a candidate and potential colleague. You will also be able to learn more about the program you applied to and Amex as a whole. Click below to learn more about the selection process for the different regional student programs:



Selection & offer


We’re excited that you made it this far! Expect to hear from your recruiter to notify you on the status of your candidacy. If selected, they’ll reach out to make an offer, share additional details about the position and answer any questions you have about working at American Express.

Round 1: Submit a video recording answering behavioral questions for the role you applied for. For Technology roles, you will also have a technical interview where you must solve a problem using code you are proficient in.


Round 2: Selected candidates will take part in two 30-minute interviews through the Hirevue platform.

Find your place on Team Amex


When you join Team Amex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we champion your meaningful career journey with programs, benefits and flexibility to back you personally and professionally.



Looking for full-time opportunities?


At American Express, smart minds and next-generation thinking are essential parts of our business. Recent graduates are embraced into a culture of innovation and guided through their journey of self-discovery with meaningful mentorship and learning opportunities along the way.



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