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A INKOMPASS, a global internship program 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 accommodation or any other (visa, etc.) support to foreign applicants.

A We will start the application and selection process on March 22nd, 2021. You can apply via the InKompass website having selected the country "Ukraine". During the selection process you will have to take a digital interview and general ability test. If you pass both successfully you will be invited to the virtual on-ground assessment, which will take place the week of May 17th 2021 on the online basis. The selection process will be finalized by May 31st, since the first stage of the internship starts on July 1st, 2021.

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 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. If you do not hear back from us within 2-3 weeks of completing an application step, please contact us at or

A The first stage of the internship will start on July 1st and finish on December 30th, 2021. The second stage will start in January and finish in June, 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, sure you will be paid during the internship. You will have a self-service 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 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 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!

A If you successfully complete both cycles of the INKOMPASS global internship program and meet the required performance standards, you may receive a job offer at the completion of your 2nd cycle.