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Summer Internship at Altria

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Intern - Intern in Richmond, VA
Current Intern - Intern in Richmond, VA

I have been working at Altria as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Real life examples in the field you want to enter
- Great explanation of what you could expect if you signed on full time
- Outstanding compensation for the work performed
- Many different resources to find information about the company
- Training is excellent and it shows that they heavily invest in their employee's

Cons

- Difficult explaining why you would work for a company that sells a harmful product
- Retirement plan change is a little worrying

Advice to Management

- Optional meetings before the internship begins to get a broader scope of the company would be helpful
- Would have enjoyed seeing more of the plants outside of Richmond

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Not for everyone but great for others...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Manager

    I have been working at Altria full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful pay and benefits (car, medical, vision, gas & mileage). Lots of autonomy. You make your own schedule and don't have to worry about someone checking in on you or looking over your shoulder. Freedom to make your own schedule.

    Cons

    As a TSM I dealt with rude, racist, and sexist retailers. My boss was young and inexperienced and this really prevented me from growing with the company. If you get a bad Unit Manager, you're done.

    Advice to Management

    Standardize the training across every unit.

  2. Philip Morris

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - MT3 in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - MT3 in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Altria full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Leading the industry for this field

    Cons

    cutting costs...higher premiums for insurance

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