Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • - Assigned projects to support the GRC team in their day-to-day activities - Attend seminars on the payments industry and provide downloads to the team - Protect the business's reputation, financial health and long-term interests by helping the team identify, measure and control risks. - Shadow projects to better understand how compliance officers minimise risk


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed by communication, problem-solving, analytical and detail-orientated skills.


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

  • 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?
  • 4/5

  • 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?
  • I was provided with a lot of autonomy as well as guidance and support when required.


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

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I had a weekly 121 with my line manager, as well as several coffee chats with managers across the team throughout my internship. I was provided with support on my projects as well as advice in terms of career progression. The campus recruitment team also held several drop in sessions for interns to ask any questions- this was highly beneficial.


  • 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?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The culture was the best part! Everyone was respectful, friendly and supportive.


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

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

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

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

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed it! I learnt a lot from my team and was provided with a lot of autonomy. I equally made great connections that I know will prove to be useful in my career progression. Additionally, the socials that the campus recruitment team held made the aspect of a virtual internship less daunting.


  • 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
  • 5/5

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


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to American Express
  • Be yourself and highlight your skill-set!


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Banking/Finance

Central London and City

19th August 2021


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