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About American Express

News & Updates

2 February 2023
We’re proud to be one of the top 10 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies and a Top 50 All-Star for the 15th consecutive year. This recognition reflects the great work of #TeamAmex who aim to deliver unparalleled service to our customers each day.

About #TeamAmex

Join #TeamAmex and let’s lead the way together. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global, inclusive and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.​ Find meaning in what you do every day. In order to achieve our vision of providing the world’s best customer experience every day, #TeamAmex is guided by our Blue Box Values: •We back our customers •We make it great •We do what’s right •We respect people •We embrace diversity •We stand for inclusion •We win as a team •We support our communities
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Culture

Flexibility to be and deliver your best Flexibility has always been a part of how we work and it’s here to stay with Amex Flex. Whether you’re working virtually, onsite, or seamlessly switching between the two with our hybrid option, you’ll be part of a winning team that embraces collaboration and innovative thinking and respects each colleague and what they contribute.

Amex Flex - Colleague Story

Amex Flex, American Express’ new working model, provides colleagues more flexibility to manage their professional and personal lives with options to work at home, in the office, or take a hybrid approach that combines both. #TeamAmex colleague Courtney Dyce became a first-time mom during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch as she discusses her experience and how Amex Flex has helped her to balance being present for her daughter while pursuing her career aspirations.
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Career Growth & Development

Grow your career, learn and lead every day We are committed to the continuous professional and personal development of our colleagues. That’s why we offer a range of relevant learning and development opportunities with resources, feedback and support so you can be and deliver your best every day. As you build your skills, develop as a leader, pursue new areas of interest, and gain diverse experiences, you’ll have the tools and backing you need to grow your career and shape your future. The American Express Leadership Model Set the agenda. Bring others with you. Do it the right way. Our Leadership Behaviors guide us toward a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day. Whether you’re a tech engineer participating in our Growth Hack, a service professional doing hands-on training, or a marketer exploring trends on our Marketing & Insights Hub, everyday learning is abundant on #TeamAmex. We also offer a collection of curated content on key leadership topics available online at any time.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We’ve got a lot of perspectives on #TeamAmex. All that’s missing is yours. Our differences are what shape the world, and we’re committed to ensuring everyone is seen, heard, and feels like they belong. That’s why we’re actively cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace where every voice is valued, teamwork is rewarded, and different points of view are celebrated. We see diversity of people and experiences as fuel for the creativity and innovation we need to be and deliver our best, for our colleagues, customers and the communities we serve. On #TeamAmex, we want you to be you. We remain committed to creating a welcoming, equitable and inclusive workplace and Company. This is supported by: •Inclusion and belonging training for all colleagues •A focus on hiring and developing underrepresented colleagues at all levels •100% pay equity across genders globally and races and ethnicities in the U.S. •American Express Ambition Project that focuses on empowering women throughout the company Building community within American Express through Colleague Networks Our Colleague Networks bring people together with shared backgrounds and interests. We have 14 Networks and over 120 chapters globally focusing on ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, generations, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and more. A few of our Networks include: •Black Engagement Network •Hispanic Origin & Latin-American Network •PRIDE+ Network
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Benefits & Support

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize your physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. And as part of Team Amex, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. With competitive base salaries, incentives, and savings programs, you can build your financial confidence and live well, now and in the future.
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Student Opportunities

If you're ready to get real-world work experience and learn from a talented, diverse group of colleagues and leaders, then #TeamAmex is ready for you. Our programs give you an opportunity to work on meaningful projects that back our customers, while developing important skills that can make a difference as you progress in your career. Whether you’re looking for an undergraduate or graduate internship, or planning your career upon graduation, we have a range of opportunities across career areas. Student diversity programs in the U.S. Our diversity programs are focused on attracting promising students from groups underrepresented in the financial industry, aligning with our commitment to cultivate an inclusive and diverse workplace. These programs focus on students who self-identify as Black/African American or Hispanic/Latinx: American Express Discovery Program Emerging Leaders Summit Finance Sophomore Internship Program You can also find us at numerous events that expand our outreach to diverse student populations. Internship programs in the U.S. We offer three different programs: Undergraduate Summer Internship: Provides students entering their final year of college the chance to have a tangible impact MBA Summer Internship: Real-life experience that brings you closer to your dream job; build relationships with colleagues, leaders and industry professionals Finance Sophomore Internship: Mentorship and hands-on training on core analytical tools; for students who self-identify as Black/African American or Hispanic/Latinx. Check out student opportunities in the U.S., UK, and India on our Global Careers Site.

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Company Details

Headquarters

New York, NY

Revenue

more than £7bn (GBP)

Employees

10,000+

Industry

Finance
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