Our one-year, high potential Global MBA Program is designed for the boldest and most ambitious students to get real responsibility.You'll be challenged to learn and grow in your career faster than you imagined. The majority of our Global MBAs start in summer internships that can lead to full-time positions in any area of the company. Some examples of first roles have been: Global Brand Manager, Marketing Innovation Manager, Global Finance Manager, Trade Marketing Manager, and Sustainability Manager, among many others.
WHAT WE OFFER
Your one-week global induction is held at our New York office, where you'll meet our senior leadership, including our CEO. You'll build relationships with your fellow GMBAs from all over the world. We'll put your desire to achieve success to the test, giving you the chance to satisfy your curiosity and collaborate on new ideas.
DEEP DIVES INTO OUR BUSINESS
You'll visit two different geographic zones to learn more about the operations and critical business challenges in different markets, spending a week in each location. During the week you'll engage in a series of functional topic theme sessions covering business areas each as Marketing, Supply, Logisitics, Finance and People. You'll also reunite with your fellow GMBAs for project group working sessions and get a chance to network with zone leaders.
We assign senior mentors to all new GMBAs. We also hold a bi-monthly series called "A Day in the Life" that connects GMBAs with senior leaders for an open two-way conversation. Content is then shared through LinkedIn.
We encourage a strong GMBA alumni community by hosting Happy Hour events, speaker series and listening sessions.
YOUR CAREER PATH
Whether you make lateral shifts or ladder climbs, we will help you to build the career journey you want, unlimited by role, function or location.
Our 10-12 week internship is your chance to launch your career with challenging experiences and global growth.
You will be given ownership of a strategic project on Day 1 and be empowered to make decisions and drive significant impact. Spend an internship with us and you'll have the opporunity to come back full-time into the GMBA Program.
WHO ARE WE
We're searching for the most ambitious, curious and boldest MBAs from top business schools, with diverse backgrounds. You'll be ready to challenge yourself, be open, inquisitive and have a strong desire to achieve success. We want students who question the status quo, actively listen to others and are comfortable in a team-based environment.
To be considered for the Global MBA Internship, you must be a first-year, full-time MBA. The process may be conducted in person or virtually, depending on location and your MBA school.
The application to AB InBev's Global MBA Internship opens in the Fall. To find the application, scroll down and select the zone and country you're interested in applying.
No, you will be placed in a specific function for both your internship and full-time position. However, AB InBev believes that people should grow at the pace of their talent and many GMBAs have moved around functions at AB InBev throughout their career.
When it comes to our Global MBA Program, the “Global” part refers to you. Upon joining this program, you'll have the opportunity to build a network of people from around the globe. We want you to learn the beer business in your home country in order to form a strong foundation before going out into the world. Global relocation moves become available once you've proven your ability to drive results with a team of your own.
While the Global MBA internship is the best way to get a full-time offer, we are always looking for top talent! We do not have a formal Global MBA full-time application process, but we'd love to see what you bring to the table. If you were not able to apply for an internship with us, but you're still interested in our Global MBA full-time program, reach out to one of your AB InBev campus recruiters. We'd be happy to check out your resume and learn more about why you'd be a great fit for our Global MBA Program!
The Global MBA Internship program lasts for 10 to 12 weeks. The full-time Global MBA Program lasts for a year: we start in July with a Global Induction, Learning & Development experiences throughout the year, a Deep Dive into one of our zone's business in March – April of the following year, and a Capstone week in July.
The decision to sponsor visas is determined by the recruitment team in each region. We do require previous work authorization in most countries we operate in (exception: Middle Americas).
Yes, as long as you are legally authorized to work in the locations you apply for.
It is the final part of the interview process, where we invite candidates to visit us at one of our offices. The day will include a group case interview with other candidates that will be judged by senior leadership, as well as an office tour and current Global MBA question and answer panel.
Our focus is mainly on 2-year MBA programs, but we may be open to one-year MBA programs on a case-by-case basis, if the school calendar aligns with our Global MBA program calendar.
Your internship location will depend on the zone and function you apply to. Your full-time placement usually matches the zone and function of your internship. For more details, please ask your local recruiting team.
There are many different functional options for your Global MBA Internship including the following:
- Procurement & Sustainability
- Supply & Logistics
- People (HR)
- Solutions (Technology)
- Legal & Corporate Affairs
- ZX Ventures (global growth and innovation group within AB InBev)
ZX Ventures is a global growth and innovation group within AB InBev. Launched in 2015, its mandate is to empower entrepreneurs to unlock exponential growth. ZX funds and nurtures new ventures to address emerging consumer needs. The investments made by ZX Ventures are significant drivers of growth for our core business; both in the beverage space, but also in areas like ecommerce, biotech, and socialization.
Below is the list of countries where you can apply for the Global MBA program. Applications open in the fall.
US (ALL OTHER FUNCTIONS)
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN (BELGIUM & SWITZERLAND)
GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAM (GMT)
Our Global Management Trainee (GMT) Program gives students a cross-functional understanding of the business while setting trainees up for rapid growth.
Through an intensive rotational training program, in-depth exposure to our business operations, and relevant experiences right from the beginning, our GMT program is designed to fast-track the careers of future leaders and change makers.
Throughout the program, GMTs will gain a 360 view of the business while holding roles in both our Supply (Brewery) and Commercial (Sales) organizations, as well as flex creative and analytical muscles through project work in a functional area of interest.
*At this time, our 2022 GMT Program is full and we are no longer accepting applications. Please be sure to check out our other open talent program opportunities!
UK & IRELAND
ZX VENTURES INVESTMENTS
ZX VENTURES PEOPLE