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1 Internships at P&G Welcome to P&G Workshop Presenter introduction What do you know about P&G? What does it stand for? What do we make? How many brands do you know?......next slidea new challenge everyday
2 1 2 3 Why an Internship with P&G? What are the internship opportunities at P&G?3How to apply?
5 P&G at a glance P&G In a Glance Sales of $ 68.2 billions 170thSales of $ 68.2 billionsNearly 300 brands in more than 160 countries22 global brands with sales of over $ 1 billionWorkforce of3 billions people touched everyday by P&G productsSpends more than $5 million a day on R&DFounded in th anniversarySales of $ 68.2 billionNearly 300 brands in more than 160 countries22 global brands with sales of over $ 1 billionWorldwide workforce of 135,000140 plants and 25 R&D centers globallySpend nearly $ 2 billion a year on R&Da new challenge everyday
6 Out of these, 22 billion-dollar brands: Always, Gillette, Bounty, etc. 3 billion times a day P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world.We have one of the largest and strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands.P&G brands and the people that build them are the foundation of our success.
7 The Importance of Western Europe About 25 % of P&G salesWE business is a key cornerstone to P&G’s global business as the region makes up about a quarter of P&G’s salesGeneva is the headquarter for EMEA, with more about 2,500 employees split into 3 buildings+60 nationalities, Average employee age 31-32, Looking for 160 managers and 50 interns this yearGeneva Business Centre (GBC) – Geneva, Switzerland
9 The decision is up to you! Do you want …..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?XXXThe decision is up to you!
10 What we offer you:Responsibility for real projects – work that P&G managers typically doHelp you Grow and Learn from Day 1 in a real multifunctional environmentBe coached by experienced P&G managersCompetitive salaryHave fun and meet diverse peopleCompetitive salary and assistance with housing
11 What we offer you:Get to know different faces of business, P&G brands & productsIn depth processing of your application with deciding along the same entry criteria as for new-hire positionsA great enhancement to your CV!
12 Your Internship & your future Successful internships usually lead to Job OffersIt will be the best informed career choice you could make…an opportunity to „try the Company and see if it fits“
13 **** OPTIONAL SLIDE **** Flexible FutureFinish your studies with your job sorted & focus on your degree without the distraction of job-huntingDeferred entry: with major graduate employers like P&G, you may be able to defer your start by 6-12 months post graduation**** OPTIONAL SLIDE ****Because we fill our vacancies well in advance via job offers post-internship, we have more flexibility around start dates.This isn’t always possible, but flexibility is often there, particularly in the larger recruiting Functions like CBD, MKT, F&A.A great option if your planning travel after University
14 Your internship in 3 Steps! Some More detailsApply online before November 12thPlease mention “HEC Lausanne 2007” in your applicationPut as title of your CV “HEC Lausanne 2007”Complete online questionnaireThis takes time, but it is a pre-requisite!if positive, you will be invited to the PST in HEC Lausanne on November 14thUpon successful completion of the PST, HR will schedule some time for the interviews in P&G Geneva end of November
15 2StructureWhat are the internship opportunities at P&G?
16 Finance Drive shareholder value and act as “CFO” of your business Not a Data cruncher but a “well rounded” Business leaderFinance & Accounting mission:To provide leadership to business decision-making, and sound, innovative planning to maximize long-term profits, cash flow and total return to shareholdersP&GKey business leader as part of multi-functional team“Finance is everywhere”Systematic development to a “well rounded” finance managerVery broad range of opportunitiesCategory Financial Analysis – Product Supply Finance – Customer Logistics & Financial Services – CBD Finance – Profit Forecast – Others: Treasury, Tax, M&A, R&D Finance...
17 Finance internships Peter van der Wal: Fabric Care F&A Project: and the winner is..?P>homas Nehfischer: Licensing & AcquisitionProject: Competitive AnalysisP&GP&G vs JP Morgan and McKinsey?
18 Marketing “WE BUILD BRANDS“ We build individuals that BUILD BRANDS Mission: Develop and manage a brand in terms of volume, share and profit.Focus: Understand everything about the consumer and the communication with the consumerTypically involved in: Project management, brand strategy, advertising (TV copy development), PR, direct marketing, packaging creation etc.
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.
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!
21 CMK internshipsResponsibility for a current project, being an integral part of a brand's business team.ProjectsIdentify and reach prime prospect groups thanks to segmentation & receptivity studiesDefine & further develop equity/brand positioning based on equity in-market trackingFull ownership from day oneThe future of home-care is based on this project (high visibility)Team member
22 Information & Decision Solutions (IDS) We combine information and business knowledge to deliver innovative solutions that change the way P&G does business.InformationOur unique assetDecisionWhat we enableSolutionsWhat we deliverEnable real-time decision makingVirtualize & model key business processesWHAT WE DOBuilding 1:1 Connections Internally and externally
23 IDS internships 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.Your job responsibilities will be defined through the scope of your internship project (P: comment on the working plan & on-boarding plan). P: talk about your first days.You will be required to:Proactively search for improved ways to run business processes and/or applicationsP: This is part of my project’s scope: providing to our customer an additional tool for getting info and services to improve their businessManage your own time effectively and eventually coordinate others and/or contractorsP: Setting and leading meeting with internal and external partnersBuild collaborative relationships with the multifunctional team you need to interact withP: Internal function (CMK, Finance, Marketing, etc.) and Travel to UK and Benelux for meeting with local business unit and AgenciesProactively communicate the status of the project, activities and help to remove roadblocksP: Regular status update to different audience (to your core team, management and other stakeholders)Build your own capability through the job experience, coaching/training for skills and business/technologies/applications knowledge building.P: on-going learning through feedback (immediate manager, consultants, colleagues, team, etc.), Training (lunch & learn), networking, new hire network,M: During the internship (lasting 2 to 9 months) you will be assigned a tutor to coach you during the entire duration of the project, a training plan to enable you to succeed and you'll have daily access to experienced colleagues for mentoring and coaching.To sum up:leading projectsmanaging the schedule and interactionfull accountability for project success and contribution.
24 Human ResourcesWe create and sustain business growth and competitive advantage with people, organizations, systems & cultureBuild and increase our people’s capabilities‘Build from within’ cultureBuild strategic business partnership;Lead organizational change;Are the guardians of our valuesBuild strategic business partnerships with our employees and leaders to develop the right organizations; with universities or agencies to attract the top talent….Lead organizational change maximize effectiveness and collaboration across organizations to anticipate and meet ever changing needs of business; enable business leaders to lead and realize change effectivelyAre the guardians of our values -> drive principle-based management and operational discipline, we ensure every P&G employee is treated according to our PVPs.Build and increase our people’s capabilities -> support employees in developing, changing of functions, trainings, etc
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
26 Comments from current interns: Internship program – What tasks do interns have at P&G?“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***TESTIMONIAL SLIDES ARE OPTIONAL:***Pls. Note: it is preferable to have an intern in the campus team to talk this and this (written version) is the fallback option in case no intern around.
27 Comments from current interns: “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
28 3How to apply for an Internship with P&G?Structure
29 How to get an internship? In the middle/end part of your studies, applications from all degrees/backgrounds welcomeAll year long with a duration of 2-6 months (we are flexible to your needs)All P&G functions and Western European countriesGeneva internships in functions: F&A, MKT, IDS, CMK, HR, PS & Purchasing
30 How to get an internship? For more information/your application:Please note: there are numerous internships available under general postings per business function
31 HEC Lausanne Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Check vacancies and apply on Fill-in onlinequestionnaireINSERT P&G WE Link
32 1. Step: How to apply online? Go toThere is a wealth of information about current vacancies and job opportunities, the company and what P&G is looking for in candidates.Information about:Intern BlogOpportunitiesStarting OptionsInformation about P&Getc
34 2.Step: The online assessment Multiple choice questions:EducationProjects you leadExtra-curriculum activitiesIf positive, HR screening of your CVThere is a wealth of information about current vacancies and job opportunities, the company and what P&G is looking for in candidates.Online questionnaireTake enough time and be undisturbed (takes about 30min)Multiple choice questions on your personal & work experience, behavioral based (how you react, act in certain situations)Sell your self For us this is a pre-screening selection
35 3. Step Problem Solving Test 65 minutes for 50 questionsMultiple choice questionsContent: text comprehension, math problem solving, graph analysis Example test available onlineTake it serious, it is not especially difficult, but you don’t have a lot of time. It is more about how you handle your time and work under pressure.exact results not shared just passed/failed
36 4. Step: Interviews3 interviews with P&G employees from the function you applied toEach interview takes one hourObjective of Interview: to find out about past experiencesGive complete & detailed answersSelection criterias: Success Drivers (Competencies we look for in our employees.Interviews feedback within 2 daysObjective of Interview: to find out about past experiences and behavior because “The best predictor of how well a person will do on the job is what he or she has demonstrated in the past”Success Drivers (Competencies we look for in our employees)If all positive you get an offer within 2 daysIf any of the steps turns out to be negative, you need to wait for one year before you can apply again.
37 What’s important when applying? The 3 powers P&G is looking for:Power of PeoplePower of MindPower of AgilityThere is a wealth of information about current vacancies and job opportunities, the company and what P&G is looking for in candidates.
38 Internships Fast-Track process Step 1Step 2Step 3Step 4Check vacanciesand apply onFill-in onlinequestionnaireProblem solvingTest onNovember 14thInterviewsBy end NovemberYou need to submit your application on the website before the Problem Solving Test (PST) apply before November 12thThe PST will be done on Campus (Auditorium 273) on November 14th, at 5pmINSERT P&G WE Link
39 How does our Fast-Track work? Apply online before November 12thPlease mention ‘HEC Lausanne 2007’ in your applicationPut as title of your CV “HEC Lausanne 2007”complete online questionnaireif positive, you will be invited to the PST in Lausanne on November 14thUpon successful completion of the PST, HR will schedule some time for the interviews in P&G Geneva end of NovemberOnline questionaire after submitting your application, you get a link for the online questionnaire. Do the questionaire before the 12th, it takes around 30 minutes, be sure to take enough time for it and sell your self well