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a new challenge everyday Internships at P&G
a new challenge everyday Why an Internship with P&G? How to apply? 3 What are the internship opportunities at P&G?
a new challenge everyday 3 1 Why an internship with P&G?
a new challenge everyday 4 What is P&G anyways?
a new challenge everyday 5 P&G In a Glance Sales of $ 68.2 billions Nearly 300 brands in more than 160 countries 22 global brands with sales of over $ 1 billion Workforce of billions people touched everyday by P&G products Spends more than $5 million a day on R&D P&G at a glance Founded in th anniversary Sales of $ 68.2 billion Nearly 300 brands in more than 160 countries 22 global brands with sales of over $ 1 billion Worldwide workforce of 135, plants and 25 R&D centers globally Spend nearly $ 2 billion a year on R&D a new challenge everyday 170th
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The Importance of Western Europe About 25 % of P&G sales Geneva Business Centre (GBC) – Geneva, Switzerland
a new challenge everyday 8 And now why an internship at P&G?
a new challenge everyday 9 Do you want … X X X The decision is up to you!..a P&G internship with regular feedback and the opportunity of having your career sorted before graduating?..taking over responsibility for your own projects from day 1 – with an intern compensation that reflects your importance for the P&G business?..being a full member of your team while working within an open- minded&international P&G culture?..another internship without long term perspective and any useful feedback on your performance?..mainly doing preliminary work for the rest of the team?..working in an environment where the intern’s work in not truly valued?
a new challenge everyday 10 Responsibility for real projects – work that P&G managers typically do Help you Grow and Learn from Day 1 in a real multifunctional environment Be coached by experienced P&G managers Competitive salary Have fun and meet diverse people What we offer you:
a new challenge everyday 11 Get to know different faces of business, P&G brands & products In depth processing of your application with deciding along the same entry criteria as for new-hire positions A great enhancement to your CV! What we offer you:
a new challenge everyday 12 Your Internship & your future Successful internships usually lead to Job Offers It will be the best informed career choice you could make…an opportunity to „try the Company and see if it fits“
a new challenge everyday 13 Flexible Future Deferred entry: with major graduate employers like P&G, you may be able to defer your start by 6-12 months post graduation A great option if your planning travel after University Finish your studies with your job sorted & focus on your degree without the distraction of job-hunting
a new challenge everyday Your internship in 3 Steps! Some More details Apply online before November 12th Please mention “HEC Lausanne 2007” in your application Put as title of your CV “HEC Lausanne 2007” Complete online questionnaire This takes time, but it is a pre-requisite! if positive, you will be invited to the PST in HEC Lausanne on November 14th Upon successful completion of the PST, HR will schedule some time for the interviews in P&G Geneva end of November
a new challenge everyday 15 2 What are the internship opportunities at P&G? Structure
a new challenge everyday 16 Finance Finance & Accounting mission: To provide leadership to business decision-making, and sound, innovative planning to maximize long-term profits, cash flow and total return to shareholders Drive shareholder value and act as “CFO” of your business Not a Data cruncher but a “well rounded” Business leader Very broad range of opportunities Category Financial Analysis – Product Supply Finance – Customer Logistics & Financial Services – CBD Finance – Profit Forecast – Others: Treasury, Tax, M&A, R&D Finance... P&G Key business leader as part of multi-functional team “Finance is everywhere” Systematic development to a “well rounded” finance manager
a new challenge everyday 17 Finance internships Peter van der Wal: Fabric Care F&A Project: and the winner is..? P&G Thomas Nehfischer: Licensing & Acquisition Project: Competitive Analysis P&G P&G vs JP Morgan and McKinsey?
a new challenge everyday 18 Marketing Mission: Develop and manage a brand in terms of volume, share and profit. Focus: Understand everything about the consumer and the communication with the consumer Typically involved in: Project management, brand strategy, advertising (TV copy development), PR, direct marketing, packaging creation etc. We build individuals that BUILD BRANDS “WE BUILD BRANDS“
a new challenge everyday 19 Marketing internships “I DO STRATEGICAL MARKETING” -> Marketing is not (only) advertising. “I can see the marketing director from my desk” -> Flat structure with easy going culture and atmosphere “I can take part in trainings almost two times a week” -> you are part of the team! “I’m Fire Fighting on one of my project” -> It’s about business results from day 1.
a new challenge everyday 20 CMK – Consumer & Market Knowledge CMK is the voice of the world’s consumers and shoppers, articulating their needs into our brands and products. We lead the identification of innovation opportunities and robust predictions of business outcomes. We inspire teams to maximize new and established brand initiatives by acting on the integrated knowledge of: −Consumer and shopper decision processes, −Market and retailer dynamics, −External influences and trends and, −Key drivers of business growth. We bring the consumer perspective on strategic market choices, innovation ideas, advertising, pricing, packaging, consumer segmentations,.. and much more!
a new challenge everyday 21 CMK internships Responsibility for a current project, being an integral part of a brand's business team. Projects Identify and reach prime prospect groups thanks to segmentation & receptivity studies Define & further develop equity/brand positioning based on equity in-market tracking Projects Full ownership from day one The future of home-care is based on this project (high visibility) Team member
a new challenge everyday 22 Information & Decision Solutions (IDS) We combine information and business knowledge to deliver innovative solutions that change the way P&G does business. Information Our unique asset Decision What we enable Solutions What we deliver WHAT WE DO Building 1:1 Connections Internally and externally Virtualize & model key business processes Enable real-time decision making
a new challenge everyday 23 IDS internships To sum up: leading projects managing the schedule and interaction full accountability for project success and contribution. My personal experience Proactively search for improved ways to run business processes and/or applications; Manage your own time effectively and eventually coordinate others and/or contractors; Build collaborative relationships with the multifunctional team you need to interact with; Proactively communicate the status of the project, activities and help to remove roadblocks; Build your own capability through the job experience, coaching/training for skills and business/technologies/applications knowledge building.
a new challenge everyday 24 Human Resources We create and sustain business growth and competitive advantage with people, organizations, systems & culture Build and increase our people’s capabilities −‘Build from within’ culture Build strategic business partnership; Lead organizational change; Are the guardians of our values
a new challenge everyday 25 HR internships In a Talent Supply team: competitive analysis, creation of a new training to become interviewers, development of new tools to advertise our product expertise on campuses. In a Business Unit/category of products: compensation & benefits analysis, renewal/creation of job descriptions, implementation of new HR system, development of onboarding brochure for new employees
a new challenge everyday 26 Comments from current interns: “I have to set up a promotion campaign for next year. For this, I have to design materials for the stores, decide about the contents of the website and PR texts, all in close collaboration with my colleagues, my boss and different agencies.” Hannah, Marketing intern “I work on a category analysis on Beauty Care in Romania. It’s a first step of a bigger project on how to leverage beauty care through the Customer to Consumer model. It gives me the opportunity to have a better understanding of this business.” Fanny, Finance & Accounting intern Internship program – What tasks do interns have at P&G?
a new challenge everyday 27 “I’m involved in a project that aims to develop a cooperation with a huge trade chain. Therefore I analyze market research data. I really enjoy my internship with P&G a lot, since an intern is treated like a future colleague.” Paulina, CBD intern “In my projects I deep dive consumers´ and shoppers´ needs and develop with my business team programs to leverage this knowledge to grow the business. Consumer & Market Knowledge in P&G works in a totally different way than the rest of the market research industry. You are responsible for consulting the business teams on strategic solutions.” Ahoo, CMK intern Comments from current interns:
a new challenge everyday 28 3 How to apply for an Internship with P&G? Structure
a new challenge everyday 29 How to get an internship? In the middle/end part of your studies, applications from all degrees/backgrounds welcome All year long with a duration of 2-6 months (we are flexible to your needs) All P&G functions and Western European countries
a new challenge everyday 30 How to get an internship? For more information/your application: Please note: there are numerous internships available under general postings per business function
a new challenge everyday 31 HEC Lausanne Step 1Step 2 Step 3Step 4 Check vacancies and apply on Fill-in online questionnaire
a new challenge everyday Step: How to apply online? Go to
a new challenge everyday 34 2.Step: The online assessment Multiple choice questions: −Education −Projects you lead −Extra-curriculum activities If positive, HR screening of your CV
a new challenge everyday Step Problem Solving Test - 65 minutes for 50 questions - Multiple choice questions - Content: text comprehension, math problem solving, graph analysis Example test available online
a new challenge everyday Step: Interviews -3 interviews with P&G employees from the function you applied to -Each interview takes one hour -Objective of Interview: to find out about past experiences -Give complete & detailed answers -Selection criterias: Success Drivers (Competencies we look for in our employees. -Interviews feedback within 2 days
37 What’s important when applying? The 3 powers P&G is looking for: Power of People Power of Mind Power of Agility
a new challenge everyday 38 Internships Fast-Track process Step 1Step 2 Step 3Step 4 Check vacancies and apply on Fill-in online questionnaire Problem solving Test on November 14th Interviews By end November You need to submit your application on the website before the Problem Solving Test (PST) apply before November 12 th The PST will be done on Campus (Auditorium 273) on November 14 th, at 5pm
a new challenge everyday 39 How does our Fast-Track work? Apply online before November 12 th −Please mention ‘HEC Lausanne 2007’ in your application Put as title of your CV “HEC Lausanne 2007” −complete online questionnaire if positive, you will be invited to the PST in Lausanne on November 14 th Upon successful completion of the PST, HR will schedule some time for the interviews in P&G Geneva end of November