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2019 UK Technology Summer Internship Programme

Internship at American Express

2019 UK Technology Summer Internship Programme

Internship at American Express

  • LocationLeicester, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 19 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 20 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Locations:Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Categories: Digital Commerce Categories: Technology 2019 Technology Undergraduate Summer Internship Programme
American Express is continuing an exciting transformation driven by an energetic team. This diverse and creative organisation has the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have an interest in improving your skills in a tech environment while meeting innovative thinkers and serving our customers across physical and digital spaces, join our transformation team!
Interns will work building enterprise scale Java and JavaScript applications with a host of tools and frameworks. You’ll find all sorts of things across our software products, like Spring Cloud and Webflux for reactive Java services, or Node.js driving React web applications and even polyglot microservices. We’re often experimenting with new technology; it’s all about picking the right tool for the right job
We are looking for Interns to join our 10-week Summer Internship Programme, which gives you real on-the-job work experience whilst allowing you to choose from a number of potential roles within our agile Scrum teams; such as Software Engineers, Data Architects, Quality Assurance Engineers, Product Owners and hybrid roles across the organization, giving you the skills and experience to help you accelerate in your studies and future career. What type of work can you expect to do in Technology at American Express?
  • Identify exciting opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predict future challenges
  • Develop software applications as part of a Scrum team
  • Learn technical skills, write code, conduct code reviews and testing
  • Work with product managers to prioritise features for new products and manage a list of requirements based on industry trends and new technologies
  • Design work, such as user experience or graphic design
  • Bespoke learning and development programme, e.g. technical, leadership, networking and soft skills
  • Take part in social activities, charity days, and projects with other interns and graduates

Are you up for the challenge?

Required:
  • Creative, collaborative and curious thinker
  • Can identify opportunities for innovation and change
  • Passion for technology
  • Desire to learn
  • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical business partners
  • Capable of working well in a team environment and contributing
Good to have:
  • Experience of developing products or projects either in an academic, professional or personal setting
  • Some entry level software development experience or design or creative experience
  • A technical background is beneficial but not required. We are looking for passionate, fast learners willing to take on new challenges, more than specific technical experience.

Qualifications Educational Requirements

Ideally you will be a penultimate year student studying a degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or other scientific, technical, or creative discipline with a predicted 2:2 or above. We will also consider first year students.

Location

Burgess Hill, UK

Why American Express

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

Equal Opportunities Statement

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by law
If you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Campus Recruitment Team on ask.campus.emea@aexp.com.
This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.
Application deadline – 18th November 2018
Tags: UKUndergrad
ReqID: 18014373
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2018, 6:00:00 PM

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