Summer Internship: American Express In-House Legal Team 2024

Summer Internship: American Express In-House Legal Team 2024

Please note, this internship is targeted at applicants from low income and underrepresented backgrounds. It will suit those who are looking to develop their CV and skillset this summer.

This Summer Internship will give you the opportunity to experience first-hand the workings of an in-house legal team. The position of Summer Intern at American Express enables you to enhance your practical experience while giving you the opportunity to directly support our team of lawyers, gaining exposure to a wide variety of matters from product to regulatory to commercial.

The application deadline is 29 March 2024.

To find out more and apply, please click the button below. Select ‘File’ and ‘Download’ to download the application form.

What might the role involve?

Successful candidates will be directly supporting the team of lawyers, tasks will vary and may include legal research, document review, data analysis, contracts and knowledge management, and identifying regulatory developments.

What skills and attributes are we looking for in applicants?

  • Law student in the second year (minimum) of a qualifying law degree, or undertaking further legal studies (e.g., LLM, GDL, LPC, CPE)
  • Must have completed Contract Law module(s)
  • Must NOT hold a Training Contract offer.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Self-starter, proactive, with a willingness to learn.
  • Fluent in English, with another European language an advantage (but not required) 

When does the internship take place?

Location: Hybrid (3 days in Office, London Victoria)

 *Please note, employment eligibility to work with American Express in the UK is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Duration: 8 weeks (15 July – 6 September 2024)

Schedule: 5 days per week

Remuneration: £85 per day

When do I need to apply by?

The deadline is 29 March 2024.

Need support?

Please let the team know if you require the application form in a different format or if you require any additional support throughout the recruitment process. Please contact [email protected] if you prefer to discuss reasonable adjustments confidentially with a member of our team.