Rating

4.4/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    4.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • Culture
    4.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My role as a summer intern is to work on the project I have been given at the start of my Internship. My approach to this project is up to me. As I am near the end of my project, my day-to-day tasks are focused around building a presentation.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt a lot of new excel and PowerPoint skills. The number of meetings I have had with a variety of different people has really improved my communication skills as well.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes. I believe I was given a great deal of responsibility. I was completely responsible for how I approached my project and then interacting with various stakeholoders.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 4/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I was given a lot of support and guidance. The campus recruitment team were very approachable for any support and my manager and director also provided a high level of support to do with project related work.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • I read before about the positive Amex company culture however, after being with the company for nearly 10 weeks I realize that the praise they get is very much deserved. Absolutely excellent culture consistent with every employee I met.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I really enjoyed my internship! If it was possible to be in-person I could've gained added benefits, but for the circumstances, it was extremely enjoyable.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at American Express
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend American Express to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to American Express
  • Make sure you apply and understand the business area you are applying for. Also focus on the Blue Box Values and how you have demonstrated them.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

South East

9th August 2021


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