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American Express Risk management internship interview

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Rajarshi Mukherjee FresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIM Bangalore for Risk management role at American Express
Interview Process
HR Interview
Round 1

HR Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: Questions on hobbies and interests
  • Question 2: one problem on probability.
Interview Experience
Interviewed for 15-20 mins
No. of Interviews 1

They were looking for people who would be interested in working in Analytics. In addition they give importance to college CGs. Quantitative skills are especially important as the role demands it,.

The comfort level was high in the interview. Also being able to solve the problem helped.
Interview Tips
Preparation on the standard interview questions as the HR plays a major role in selection
Skills

Skills Tested

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Analytical Skills
  • Probability
General Tips
If interested in Amex, do not explicitly mention marketing or finance as your interest as analytics is considered an independent field. The role does not require any specific finance or marketing related knowledge. Express interest in quant, stat, puzzles etc. Marketing jargons or NPV, Derivatives etc should ideally be kept out of the conversation.
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American Express Management trainee interview

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Siddhant SarafFresherSelected
Application
I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Management trainee role at American Express
Interview Process
Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview
Round 1

Test

Duration
30 Minutes
No. of Questions
20 questions
Interview Experience
It had negative marking. There was no CG cut off. Difficult questions were from mathematics and logical puzzels.
Interview Tips
Most of the math questions were from permutation and combination.
Round 2

Technical Interview

Interview Questions
  • Question 1: A person is described. He comes and asks for credit card. How do you decide to give him a credit card?
  • Question 2: A cricket match is going on at Eden Gardens. Estimate the number of 10 rupee notes in entire stadium
Interview Experience
There were 2 rounds of technical, in this case studies were given and questions were asked based on them. A few guesstimate questions were asked. Since the company deals in credit card business, the case studies were related to it.
Round 3

Technical Interview

Round 4

HR Interview

Skills

Skills Tested

    Skill Tips
    Prepare in communication and micro-electronics. Solve a few question papers.
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    American Express Management trainee interview

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    AnonymousFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus for Management trainee role at American Express
    Interview Process
    Test Technical Interview Technical Interview HR Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Test Sections
    • Section 1: Aptitude Test
    Interview Experience
    It was a 1-hour test containing 20 multiple choice questons. They were very tough and one needed to solve 13-14 of them to really pass the test.
    Interview Tips
    Read about the company.
    Round 2

    Technical Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Questions on Data analysis were asked.
    Interview Experience
    Questions on topics such as multivariate data analysis, probability and statistics, linear algebra, machine learning, algorithms, python, R were asked.
    Interview Tips
    Prepare the topics well.
    Round 3

    Technical Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Questions focusing on data analysis.
    Interview Experience
    Skills similar to first interview were tested.
    Interview Tips
    Prepare the topics well.
    Round 4

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: General HR questions.
    Interview Tips
    Prepare general HR questions well. Make a good resume. Study about the company.
    Round 5

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: Genaral HR questions.
    Interview Tips
    Prepare general HR questions well. Make a good resume. Study about the company.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Multivariate data analysis
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Linear Algebra
    • Machine Learning
    • Algorithms
    • Python
    • R
    Skill Tips
    Prepare these topics well.
    General Tips
    1. Prepare HR qustions.<br />
    2. Make good resume.<br />
    3. Prepare Company Groundwork.
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    American Express Management trainee interview

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    Adarsh ChavakulaFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Madras for Management trainee role at American Express
    Interview Process
    Test Interview Interview HR Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Duration
    60 Minutes
    No. of Questions
    20 questions
    Test Sections
    • Section 1: Aptitude Test
    Interview Experience
    Very difficult.
    Round 2

    Interview

    Interview Experience
    Data analysis questions, questions on resume - internship and project.
    Round 3

    Interview

    Interview Experience
    Data analysis questions, questions on resume - internship and project.
    Round 4

    HR Interview

    Round 5

    HR Interview

    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Multivariate data analysis
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Linear Algebra
    • Machine learning
    • Algorithms
    • Python
    • R
    Skill Tips
    Read up about company. HR prep, resume prep, company groundwork.
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    American Express Risk management internship interview

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    Sumeet MittalFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIM Bangalore for Risk management role at American Express
    Interview Process
    HR Interview
    Round 1

    HR Interview

    Interview Questions
    • Question 1: on resume
    • Question 2: academic performance
    • Question 3: career interest.
    • Question 4: They explained the work they do and asked whether that would interest or not?
    Interview Experience
    Interviewed for : 15-20 minutes
    No. of Interviews : 1

    I was pretty honest in answering the questions they asked me about my interests, likings etc. Probably, they liked honesty and truthfulness of the responses

    Interview Tips
    Though I was not asked any problems on probability etc. But know that they generally ask such problems. So, it is better to do some practice so that you are not rusty during the interview attempting those.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

    • Technical Skills
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    Skill Tips
    Quantitative Skills, Little bit of technical background helps (though if you do not have, not much of a disadvantage – can ramp up easily)
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    American Express internship interview

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    Anuj MentaFresherSelected
    Application
    I was interviewed on-campus at IIT Kharagpur for American Express
    Interview Process
    Test Guesstimate Interview HR Interview
    Round 1

    Test

    Duration
    45 Minutes
    No. of Questions
    20 questions
    Test Sections
    • Section 1: Online Test
    Interview Experience
    The test was a very simple aptitude test consisting of questions on simple math and probability.
    Interview Tips
    No specific preparation required for this test.
    Round 2

    Guesstimate Interview

    Interview Experience
    Most of the interview revolved around my CV. It lasted for almost 30min. Much was discussed about my projects/experience and achievements indicated in my resume. Others were asked questions Guesstimate questions.
    Interview Tips
    Do not stammer anywhere. Be prepared for general questions like "Introduce yourself", "Why American Express" etc.
    These answers also played a major role in my selection.
    Round 3

    HR Interview

    Interview Experience
    Nothing much apart from my resume. Other questions on POR's etc. Guesstimate questions were asked.
    Skills

    Skills Tested

      General Tips
      Be confident. Know about everything in your CV. Have complete understanding of whatever you have done.
      Motivation for applying
      The work culture was very good as told by the previous interns. And the work profile was very close to my area of interest. Amex also has a wide range of projects even for an intern.
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      American Express Management trainee interview

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      AnonymousFresherSelected
      Application
      I was interviewed on-campus for Management trainee role at American Express
      Interview Process
      Resume shortlisting Test Interview
      Round 1

      Resume shortlisting

      Interview Tips
      Tune your profile for a Finance + Analytical company. Include CG, Math grades, Olympiads, Economics/OR grades, PoRs etc. Your resume should show some peaks in mathematical ability if you want them to prefer you for their posts.
      Round 2

      Test

      Duration
      20 Minutes
      Interview Experience
      Questions are graded with a +1 and -1 score. Cutoff 8/20, maximum 14/20
      Interview Tips
      Book of 400 puzzles is good reference.
      Round 3

      Interview

      Interview Questions
      • Question 1: Tell an instance where you were doing things which you didn’t like and your reaction
      • Question 2: What does American Express do? What is the AmEx Credit Card Model?
      • Question 3: How will you stay motivated through dull phases of your career?
      Interview Experience
      I spoke about takeover deal falling through.
      Interview Tips
      During the interview, be straightforward, clear and try to show how you are unique. Be specific in your answers. They look for bright kids and hard workers. Effective communication is a must.
      Skills

      Skills Tested

        Skill Tips
        Be confident. They also prefer OR as a minor and look for CGPA and grades.
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        American Express Management trainee interview

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        AnonymousFresherSelected
        Application
        I was interviewed on-campus for Management trainee role at American Express
        Interview Process
        Test Technical Interview HR Interview
        Round 1

        Test

        No. of Questions
        20 questions
        Test Sections
        • Section 1: maths based
        Interview Experience
        There is  negative marking. It is relatively harder than other analytics companies tests.
        Round 2

        Technical Interview

        Interview Questions
        • Question 1: how they use data analytics in their field of work.
        • Question 2: tell about any analytics projects you’ve done and general programming skills.
        • Question 3: how to use data analytics for credit cards.
        Interview Experience
        there are 2 rounds for technical interview
        Round 3

        HR Interview

        Interview Experience
        They have 1-2 HR rounds as well which are pretty easy.
        Skills

        Skills Tested

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          American Express ANALYST interview

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          AnonymousFresherSelected
          Application
          I was interviewed on-campus for ANALYST role at American Express
          Interview Process
          Resume Shortlist HR Interview
          Round 1

          Resume Shortlist

          Interview Experience
          20 students were shortlisted on the basis of the resume.
          Round 2

          HR Interview

          Interview Questions
          • Question 1: What are your long term and short term goals?
          • Question 2: Where do you see yourself after 5-6 years?
          • Question 3: Why didn't you choose to do MBA?
          Interview Experience
          The interview was a mix of HR and technical interview.

          The HR interview was based on simple HR questions – questions about me, my motivations in life. My strengths and weaknesses and work preferences. A major part of my interview focused on questions related to my internship.

          In the technical round they asked me questions related to the bank reconciliation statement, effect of various entries on passbook and cashbook and questions related to contra entries.
          Interview Tips
          My advice is that one should be prepared for any question about their resume. In case you have mentioned any subjects in your resume you should be prepared for the same.
          Skills

          Skills Tested

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            American Express ANALYST interview

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            AnonymousFresherSelected
            Application
            I was interviewed on-campus for ANALYST role at American Express
            Interview Process
            Resume Shortlist HR Interview
            Round 1

            Resume Shortlist

            Interview Experience
            Resume was the key criteria in the selection procedure. All students were asked to submit their resume to the placement cell and on the basis of it 10 students were selected.
            Round 2

            HR Interview

            Interview Questions
            • Question 1: Why should the company choose you?
            • Question 2: Which political figure do you like?
            • Question 3: Which party do you prefer?
            • Question 4: What is the role of CBI
            • Question 5: Why are you putting Indian Politics over auditing as you are a commerce student ?
            • Question 6: What is your favorite subject?
            Interview Experience
            There was no written test and there was directly an interview round. In the interview they inquired about me and my family. They also inquired about my interests to which I replied politics. They were looking for a person who has views about different things happening in the society rather a person who remains in his/her shell.
            Skills

            Skills Tested

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