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Got questions about INKOMPASS? We're here to answer them all

A INKOMPASS offers a 2-cycle approach because it is an experiential job interview, giving you a better chance to showcase your skills and abilities and giving us a better chance to get to know you.

Across the two cycles, you will work on projects that will allow you to discover our business challenges, opportunities, processes and systems.

The 1st cycle will give you the opportunity to discover several aspects of our company (i.e. operations, people and culture) through projects that allow you to interact with people from different areas.

The 2nd cycle will give you the opportunity to experience a deep dive into a specific department or functional area.

A We strive to ensure you have a great 1st cycle experience so that you eagerly look forward to get selected for the 2nd cycle.

However, in case you do not want to continue, there is no obligation for you to do so.

A Sure, you can apply for the program. But, please, keep in mind we do not provide any accomodation or any other (visa, etc.) support to foreign applicants.

A We will start the application and selection process on May 7th, 2021. The application steps are the following:

1. Complete the online application by clicking APPLY NOW. If you meet the criteria, you will be invited to the next step.
2. Complete a digital interview. This step will give us the opportunity to learn more about you beyond what is written on your CV.
3. If you are successful, you will be invited to take our online assessment test. This test will assess your decision-making abilities on a wide variety of simulated scenarios. If you meet the criteria, you will be invited to the next step.
4. Participate in virtual on-ground assessment (VOGA), the final stage of the recruitment process. During the VOGA, we will meet virtually and get to learn more about each other. You will have a chance to showcase your skills in business cases and team activities, network with other applicants, and meet current Philip Morris International employees. If you meet the criteria, we may invite you to be an INKOMPASS intern!

A The date of virtual on-ground assessment is to be confirmed and will be communicated to you before the assessment date. No other dates will be available.

A Yes. You will be informed of your application progress during each step of the process by your registered email. Whether or not you meet the criteria to progress on to the next application step, you will receive an email confirmation regarding your status.

A The first stage of the internship will start on July 1st and finish on December 30th, 2021.

Of course, there can be some flexibility with the start / end date depending on your individual curriculum, but in any case, you will have to deliver your individual project, which is the essential part of the internship.

A Normal work hours are from 9 am to 6 pm. At the same time you may easily combine you study and internship, thus the time of work start & finish may be flexible

A Yes, you will be paid during the internship. You will have a contract for that period.

A Depending on the project scope and expected deliverables, projects may require individual or group work. In any case, you can be sure that all projects will be meaningful, challenging, and give you the opportunity to showcase and further develop your skills, whether it is in an individual or group setting.

A Every INKOMPASS intern will receive day-to-day guidance and support from their COACH, who has the same function as a supervisor. He / she will introduce you to your project, clarify expectations, guide you on a day-to-day basis, and provide you with feedback.

In addition, you will also receive support from:

- Your PROJECT MENTOR, who will ensure you have everything you need in terms of resources and budget to execute your proposals;
- Your BUDDY, who will help you answer general questions and network with different people and departments in the company.

A During the 1st cycle, you will complete a project with a definite scope and deliverables, based on which you will be assessed. We believe that both WHAT you achieve / deliver and HOW you do so is important. This is why you will also be assessed on the behaviors you display which should be aligned with our company’s work ethics.

Throughout the experience you will receive feedback and guidance so that you understand what is expected of you. The final assessment will take place at the end of each internship cycle.

A Your COACH and PROJECT SPONSOR will provide you with feedback throughout your INKOMPASS experience.

We also highly value your insights, feedback, and ideas, so please share them with us as well!