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Public & Government Affairs Students Seeking Internship


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

Who we’re looking for: Students with experience or interest in public relations, communications, international affairs, and public policy. Prior experience in energy is not required.

As a Public & Government Affairs (P&GA) Intern, you will manage various internal and/or external communications projects. Interns will have exposure and the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas, including global operations, media, communications, corporate branding/advertising, public policy, and corporate citizenship, among other areas. The number one quality we look for is a strong writing skillset. Interns will have the chance to build their portfolios with real-world communication products.

Location: Houston, Texas

Responsibilities may include
  • Develop internal and external communications plans.
  • Develop social media strategy for industry-leading projects.
  • Draft external communication materials: digital media, fact sheets, pamphlets, etc.
  • Support issues management/research into energy/economic/foreign policy issues
  • Support internal communications through a variety of mediums: employee forums, newsletters, video production, intranet sites, publications, etc.
  • Support corporate citizenship and sustainability programs.
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; ability to understand and communicate complex issues; familiarity with conventions of AP Style; good presentation skills.
  • Current enrollment in a related bachelor’s degree or graduate program: business, media (journalism or communications), public policy/political science, and international studies backgrounds preferred but not required.
  • Previous internship or other experience in business, public relations, media, government, or policy.
  • Varied communications experience including writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and stakeholders.
Successful candidates may have experience in the following or similar areas
  • Public relations/advertising agency or corporate experience for brands or companies
  • Advising business strategy for brands/companies
  • Journalism – local, wire or national news organizations
  • U.S. Government – Senate, House of Representatives, Executive Branch (Depts.  of State/Trade/Energy); or state government experience

Please include a resume and cover letter with your online application


Alternate Location: United States : Dallas, Texas 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Sustainability, CSR, Research, Energy, Management

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