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British American Tobacco Intern Reviews

Updated 30 November 2017
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  • Poor Work Life Balance and Stereotype Performance Management (in 59 reviews)

  • The only negative thing about BAT is that there's no work/life Balance at all (in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in London, England
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment with lots of opportunities, very well paid. Very global and diverse environment.

    Cons

    Slow career progression. Unpleasant economic conditions and lots of constrains that causes business to shrink.


  2. "Intern Operations"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Intern in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Recommends

    I worked at British American Tobacco (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing work place.
    Awesome emplyee services.
    Lots of activities to relax your mind apart from daily work load.

    Cons

    Puts a lot of work load on interns.
    Pay should compensate that, which doesnt.


  3. "Great internship programs"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)
    Former Intern - Intern in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Mentoring programs, learn a lot about how big businesses are managed, get treated as professional (No getting copies or coffee). Very flexible with schedules, they respect school as your priority.

    Cons

    Very demmanding, hard to get in, hard to get a job after finishing the internship.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity to develop your skills"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Moscow (Russia)
    Former Employee - Intern in Moscow (Russia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting internship, great experience to work in international company

    Cons

    Quite easy internship, not hard to complete the tasks


  6. "HR Intern"

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    Current Intern - Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Intern - Intern in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    great place and people. strongly recommended

    Cons

    I havent observed any


  7. "T0"

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    Former Intern - Operation Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Operation Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good company, nice people.and good salary

    Cons

    a little bit far in woodlands

    Advice to Management

    yes


  8. "Marketing Intern"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Moscow (Russia)
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Moscow (Russia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Strong corporate culture and history

    Cons

    Internship projects and mentoring quality highly depend on supervisor. In most cases these parameters are poorly performed.


  9. "A good place to start your career"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of exposure to projects as an intern

    Cons

    Interns should be paid more

    Advice to Management

    Good organizational structure, but it could be better


  10. "Intern"

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    Current Intern - Intern in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Intern - Intern in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at British American Tobacco as an intern

    Pros

    Young people, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit are the main characteristics of BAT's environment. A good place to work!

    Cons

    Complex industry with lot of regulations and a very competitive market / Work-life balance


  11. "Corporate Communications & CSR Intern"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Communications Intern in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Corporate Communications Intern in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly yet professional working environment
    Enthusiastic leadership team

    Cons

    Complex procedures
    Multi-stakeholders envolved in
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