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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. You can also experience 2 completely different areas.

Across the two cycles, you will work on real business 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 different 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 Staying in touch with you throughout your internship journey is very important to us. You will hear from us between the 2 cycles of your internship, through events, engagement activities, etc. 

A If you apply and are accepted to an INKOMPASS paid international internship in a country that is not your primary country of residence, y will be responsible for covering any expenses that may arise in order for you to be present and available in the internship country for the duration of each cycle.
If, on the other hand, we send you to another country for business purposes, then all related expenses will be covered.

A 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 HireVue video interview
3. Complete online web test
4.  Participate in an virtual on-ground assessment (VOGA), the final stage of the recruitment process. During the VOGA, we will meet oneline 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 HireVue video interview is a digital interview that allows you to introduce yourself and your capabilities to us. HireVue enables you to complete your interview in your own time from the comfort of your own space. During the interview, we will be asking you a few questions on the competencies that you will have to demonstrate to become a successful intern at Philip Morris International.

A In case of any technical issues with the application or connectivity please address your questions here: HireVue (zendesk.com) The help desk will answer your questions.

A If you are not satisfied with your answer, you have the option to re-record it. If you choose that option, remember your second recording will be final and you will have to submit it.

A Once your interview is completed, the system will translate your recording into text by analysing your response. We do not consider other factors such as facial features but the scoring is solely done on things you say.

A No, unfortunantaly participation in virtual on-ground assessment center on is the mandatory selection process for INKOMPASS program. 

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. If you do not hear back from us within 2-3 weeks of completing an application step, please contact us at inkompass.global@pmi.com.

A The internship will be 4 weeks in August. There are no flexibility with dates, but we try to match universities' schedules as much as possible. 

A 9:00 to 18:00 from Monday to Thursday. 9:00 to 12:30 on Friday.

A Yes, the INKOMPASS internship offers a very competitive salary.

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 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 P&C (HR) 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!

A Yes, you can use our internship project as a university assignment or your credits for graduation. Please provide us your university's guidline before starting program.

A If you successfully complete both cycles of the INKOMPASS internship and meet the required performance standards, you may receive a job offer at the completion of your internship.