WHAT is the Freshman Leadership Forum?
Procter & Gamble's Freshman Forum is a student program designed to reach top diverse students and others in their freshman year of an undergraduate degree.
The objective of the forum is to expose students early to the type of opportunities available in our different Career Areas. You will interact with other top undergraduate students from all over the country as well as have the chance to speak candidly with P&G managers about their work and our P&G culture.
What CAREER AREAS can you learn more about by attending?
Marketing/Brand Management: P&G invented the concept of brand and brand management. Over the years, we've remained on the cutting edge of marketing, always finding new and leading-edge ways of reaching consumers. Brand Management is accountable for all aspects of the brand including its strategies, plans and results, and produces the majority of the company's General Managers and future CEO's.
Consumer & Market Knowledge (CMK): Our CMK professionals are our consumer-understanding gurus! They’re at the forefront of market trends – and a voice for the consumer. They Integrate shopper needs and market understanding to catalyze our business growth. CMK Managers do it across all our brands, every day.
Finance & Accounting (F&A): We’re looking for students with a strong interest in Finance & Accounting along with demonstrated leadership ability! Potential majors or concentrations include Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Commerce or Taxation.
Product Supply (PS): Do you have strong interest in Engineering and Manufacturing? Then a product supply career could be for you! Potential majors include Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial and other Engineering majors.
Information Technology (IT): Information Technology is where business, innovation and technology come together to create competitive advantage. Our mission is to deliver IT to help P&G win with consumers. Students interested in MIS, Comp Science, Comp/Systems Eng, IE/Systems Eng, Info Security, Applied Math, Statistics, Analytics (or like degrees) are encouraged to apply!
Sales: Winning feels good. That’s why our Sales team makes sure everyone wins at P&G – our customers, our people, and our company. You’ll work in a diverse, fast-paced environment, getting significant business responsibility from day one – leading in-market strategies across multiple product lines while developing deep expertise in P&G brands and categories.
WHO are we looking for?
We are looking for students who are currently a freshman in an undergraduate degree program. A strong interest in working for P&G along with demonstrated leadership ability is required for those interested. Candidates are expected to have and maintain high academic standards with their education institutions.
WHEN is it?
The Freshman Leadership Forum will be held at the end of April, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH.