Rating

4.8/5
  • Skills
    4.8
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    4.8
  • 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 is to work as a software development engineer intern and we held daily stand-up, do pair programming, coding and had meetings everyday.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Yes. Learnt Java programming and related development tools. Also Jenkins and Gatling.


  • 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?
  • 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. We were given a project which we can work on independently but will be deployed into the whole build pipeline. We basically worked as a independent team and could decide how to implement the project.


  • 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?
  • We received much support and guidance starting from the first day. People we met are really nice, supportive and they are willing to help whenever we have some difficulties which we cannot solve ourselves.


  • 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?
  • It is quite inclusive and respectful. I always feel respected.


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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

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

  • 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?
  • It is definitely a nice internship. I learnt a lot from it and also made some friends.


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

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • 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
  • Don't hesitate to apply. You will meet excellent people here for sure.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Computer Science

Central London and City

27th August 2021


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