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Discover yourself with INKOMPASS Discover yourself with INKOMPASS

Discover yourself with INKOMPASS

INKOMPASS is a global internship program by Philip Morris International that enables you to discover yourself by working in a creative, dynamic, and culturally diverse environment. When you intern with us, you will be given an opportunity to:

  • Work on real business projects that will help you develop portable skills
  • Build an international network
  • Receive personalized feedback and coaching by industry experts
  • Be a contributor to the smoke-free future
  • Internship paid (Competitive salary)

Who can apply? We are looking for students who are

  • University students within 6 to 12 months pending for graduation/Graduate students of 2025 in Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, Industrial Engineering, or any other field
  • Fluent in English and Japanese
  • Top talent students with potential to grow into managerial roles within the next 3-5 years
  • Eager to lean & open minded
  • Excellent team players


How to apply? Applying for INKOMPASS is a very simple process and takes only a few minutes. All you have to do is fill out the application for the internship program.

  • Application

    Go to the “Explore Opportunities” page and select your country of internship. Visit your country page and check the internships available. Review the details and apply for the opportunity you want.

  • Evaluation

    If you meet the criteria, you’ll be invited for a digital interview which will evaluate your communication, team building and problem-solving skills. Clear the interview to take an online assessment to evaluate your analytical skills.

  • In-person Assessment Day

    If you were successful with step 2 you will get invited to an in-person assessment day, where you will participate in team activities, one on one interviews with PMI experts, and engage with other fellow candidates!

  • Internship Offer

    Selected candidates will receive an internship offer from us. At the end of the program, you will receive a certification for INKOMPASS Program Completion.

Key dates and deadlines for recruitment

Below are the important dates and milestones that you should consider for the INKOMPASS recruitment process while applying for the program. Keep a watch on your emails for updates regarding your application status during your recruitment journey with us.

Dates Activity
June 21th, 2023 Applications closed
July 6th, 2023 Assessment Day
August 21st - September 15th, 2023 Internship period

We will host a webinar to explain more about INKOMPASS program in Japan. You can meet our INKOMPASS alumni and PMJ’s talent acquisition team to learn more about the internship program and get all your questions answered. The schedule for all the upcoming event is given below.

Dates Activity
June 15 th, 2023 Learn more about INKOMPASS internship at PMJ

Projects we are accepting applications for

Communications manages and protects the reputation of Philip Morris and PMJ, actively and compellingly tells our transformation, innovation, and business stories, working across all functions to ensure a consistent and relevant narrative

Marketing grows our brands’ equity and share by developing long term strategies, innovation pipeline and digitally enhanced product initiatives by leveraging consumer insight and direct engagement.

Digital plays a key role in the transformation of our organization towards a smoke-free future. Digital team is responsible for driving the development and implementation of our digital transformation strategy.

OCS contributes PMJ & PMI business by ensuring high quality products to be provided to Japan market in the timeliest and cost-efficient manner utilizing the expertise and guidance of OPERATIONS.

In simplest terms, People & Culture is a group who is responsible for managing the employee life cycle (i.e., recruiting, hiring, onboarding, managing employee experience journey, talent management& development and retire) and administering employee benefits. It is called Human Resources in other companies.

Finance is a team of empowered and passionate finance experts. They combine functional proficiency with deep business understanding and co-pilot PMI confidently into the smoke-free future.

Commercial Operations is to lead all human-interface service and sales channels (direct and indirect, excluding Digital and e-Commerce), all commercial operations and commercial capability building, and facilitates our commercial strategy development and prioritization from an enterprise perspective.

S&PD is responsible for driving strategy development, working in close collaboration with all functions and leading data analytics and data management, and oversee our Project Management operating framework and governance to ensure that our organization operates efficiently and effectively as a project-based organization through driving project delivery and capability building.