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A We welcome applications from any Universities within and outside Thailand. However, all students residing outside of Thailand should have a Thai passport.

Candidates who are invited - as a result of their application and online test - must be able to attend the virtual on-ground assessment day as the final round of the selection process.

If you are accepted to the INKOMPASS global internship program in Thailand that is not your primary country of residence, you will be responsible for covering any expenses for work permit, visa, accommodation, etc. that may arise in order for you to be present and available for the internship.

A The selection process is as follows:

1. Complete the online application by clicking APPLY NOW. If you meet the criteria, you will be invited to the next step.

2. On meeting the application criteria, you will receive an invite for the digital interview via e-mail. It will help us in assessing your competencies which is critical for your success at PMI.

3. Next, you will receive an e-mail invite to take our online assessments. It will help us to 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 an on-ground assessment, the final stage of the recruitment process. During the OGA, we will meet face-to-face 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 ( 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 Participating in the virtual on-ground assessment day is a requirement for the selection process. The event will take place only on January 15, 2021. This virtual on-ground assessment day provides INKOMPASS candidates with the opportunity to challenge their limits and discover themselves while interacting with a wide group of people viz., other applicants, PMI employees, who will not just assess you but also answer any questions that you may have about the program or the company. Feel free to contact the local HR team by writing to the email "".

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

A The internship will begin on June 1 and will last until July 30, 2021. Being a 9-week internship, unfortunately there is no flexibility on the dates.

A The normal work hours are flexible, working from home is also an option due to the COVID-19 situation: Monday to Thursday - core time 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (you can start working at home or come to the office anytime between 7:00 & 10:00 AM and stay for 8 hours excluding lunch). For Friday we offer remote working means that you can work from anywhere!

A Yes, the INKOMPASS student summer internship offers a very competitive salary at THB30,000 per month. The contractual condition is under the internship program.

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 SPONSOR, 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 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!

A We encourage you to explore with your University to understand if they allow credits for an internship project. If the University requires a document of the satisfactory completion of the project, we can definitely support you with it.

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