American Express Interview Questions

Updated Mar 23, 2015
Updated Mar 23, 2015
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    HOME BASED SERVICE - Customer Care Professional Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    The interview was purely via webcam, so unless you're used to communicating that way, it can be a bit awkward. They give you ample time to get used to the website and process before continuing, however. You record your answers to questions in which they present to you, which they review later.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Android Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    Had a brief conversation with HR regarding my background and interests and then was told to create an android app according to their requirements within a given time frame (I submitted within 5 days).
    Second Round: On-Site Interview (1 hour long) with a small coding test.

    Interview Questions
    • Onsite Interview: Standard Java and Android questions, OOP's design pattern questions, bit of behavioral, coding test (find linked list length)   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    SummerProgram Technology Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    I apply through campus, first round is on campus interview, and second round is on-sit interview in Now York. The process is very friendly. More behavior questions. Technical questions is not that hard.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my university and was selected for a first-round interview. There were 2 45-minute back-to-back interviews. Questions were mostly behavioral, but a few were situational. Interviewers were reading the questions off of a sheet and taking notes, so the interviews didn't feel very spontaneous. The interviewers were nice.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time you had to make a difficult decision.
      Tell me about a time you had to handle a stressful situation.
      If you were told you had to lead marketing campaigns in 3 cities, what questions would you ask and how would you implement the campaigns?

      + plenty of other questions already posted by others.
       
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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    American Express 2015 Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    About 50/50 split between HR or situational questions and some basic programming concept questions over the phone. Two interviews back to back lasted for about an hour. The situational questions are especially important. They want to see that someone has the right personality type for the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Study your basic programming structures and have answers to questions such as "bring up a time when you..." and you will be fine.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Finance Summer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    2 45-minute phone interviews with people from Finance department. First interview was more situational and related to prior experiences, such as the average interview questions. The second interview was more analytical.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    First round interviews were supposed to be in person on campus, but were done over the phone due to snow. Second round interviews involved traveling to the company's office in NYC. Heard back on hiring process in 3 to 5 business days after second round. Both interviews entailed two 45 minute interviews with different representatives from the company.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you had to work to meet a deadline. Describe a time when you had to do what was right even if it wasn't the easiest thing to do.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Business Intelligence Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at American Express.

    Interview Details

    The first interview I had was a phone interview, and it went well. I was told I would have a 2nd phone interview with a project manager. I had to reschedule with the hiring manager due to circumstances that were out of my control, and I was told we would reschedule for the following day, at the same time. I got an email the next day saying the project manager's schedule was booked the rest of the week, and as such she would not be able to speak with me that day, and I would be contacted to reschedule the interview. I never heard back from the recruiter, and have never received any type of communication telling me my status. Overall, I had a very negative experience, and feel that this was not handled in a professional manner.

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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Marketing Summer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at American Express in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    It was originally supposed to be at my campus with 2 back to back 45 minute interviews but because of a snowstorm, it was over the phone. I had applied through the campus career center and had heard back congratulating me for getting an interview. I had an average interview but the situational questions were very pertinent to credit card services.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    MBA Risk and Information Management Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at American Express in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    The initial interview was 2 back to back 1 on 1 interviews with 2 directors at the New York office. The questions asked ranged from product development, big data, and leadership/behavioral questions. The final interview was at the company's headquarters in NY. It's about a 4 hour process that includes getting to me your peers competing for the internships as well as a introduction to American Express from a Senior Leader. Afterwards you are split up into groups based on your internship. Again you have 2 back to back 1 on 1 interviews with management. Was relatively the same questions as the initial interview. Be prepared to get into as much detail as possible.

    Interview Questions
    • If a marketing manager were to come to you with a new product to launch, what things would you consider before launching it?

      What background do you have with big data software? What do you think we use big data for?
       
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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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