Monday, February 8, 2016

Paid Phillips 66 Government & Political Affairs Internship

Opportunities may include:
  • Attending orientation and training events, field trips, social activities, weekly seminars and opportunities to meet and interact with functional leaders
  • Participating in performance reviews with your manager, who will provide coaching and guidance throughout your internship, as will your assigned mentor
  • Giving a presentation about your work assignment and projects, as well as what you learned from the internship program
Our Government Affairs organization contributes to the successful achievement of Phillips 66's goals through proactive influence of legislation and regulations both at the federal and state levels. Our activities include developing and implementing advocacy plans on proposed and existing legislative and regulatory issues of importance to the company's business. We interface with legislators and government officials to inform them of the impacts of their actions on our business and the economies of their respective states and to develop more workable alternatives. Amid the Government Affairs group, the Political Affairs function manages the company’s Political Action Committee (PAC66), grassroots and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) programs and political compliance needs for the company.

An internship with Phillips 66 Government Affairs would report to the Political Affairs Director and provide the opportunity to work on an array of projects providing experience in many facets of political affairs:
  • Promote employee involvement in the company’s political programs and governmental affairs activities, support of PAC66 and GOTV events and outreach efforts, assist in the development of employee grassroots program, communications and activities
  • Cross-functional exposure with the Communication, Policy, Legal and IT groups is likely
  • Researching, writing and proofing content for Government Affairs blog, newsletters and websites
  • Paid internship opportunities are located in Washington, D.C.
Requirements for a Phillips 66 Internship:
Basic/Required:
  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications, Political Science or related field
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program as a Junior or higher
  • Available for a minimum of eight continuous weeks
Read more and apply here.