FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS – CHENIERE 2022 SUMMER INTERNSHIP
At Cheniere, we provide the world with safe, reliable energy. But more than that, we provide opportunities for our talented employees to impact their communities every day. Our diversity is key to our continued success and forges a path where our culture supports greater equity and inclusion—for our employees, customers and beyond.
The Summer Internship Program
During our 12-week paid summer internship program, our interns become valuable members of our team, encouraged to contribute to challenging, substantive projects. Through the experience, interns acquire marketable skills to serve them throughout their careers, such as planning projects, hosting meetings, preparing and delivering presentations, and implementing real solutions into operations. In addition to their day-to-day responsibilities, interns engage with senior leadership during monthly “lunch and learns”, help support organizational goals as a participant in community service events, and network with peers at intern events. Ultimately, the program provides interns invaluable connections and experiences to benefit them as they embark on their careers.
Federal Government Affairs Responsibilities
Assist the Washington, DC office with federal government relations activities for the company. General activities include: monitoring and tracking of legislation impacting the company at federal, state and local levels; research; assist with activities related to day-to-day management of Political Action Committees (PACs); assist with compilation and distribution of legislative updates; aid in political event planning.
Potential job duties:
- Monitor and track legislation on the federal and international level that is relevant to Cheniere and the LNG industry.
- Research and analyze impact of public policy (legislative and regulatory issues).
- Assist with Cheniere’s federal Political Action Committee (PAC) participation.
- Assist with updates to our in-house tracking and reporting systems.
- Help prepare briefs and, as necessary or on request, in-depth reports on specific issues.
- Aid in development, distribution of weekly internal policy and political updates.
- Monitor congressional committees, think tanks, trade associations, etc. for upcoming hearings and briefings.
- Compile and distribute data relative to public policy issues affecting the company.
- Help in planning political events hosted by the company.
- Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year accredited college/ university or in a graduate program with a course of study, relevant to the department/function of interest.
- Major: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s in Government, Political Science, Public Relations or Communications.
- Preference given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Interns must be eligible to work in the United States.
- Must have strong oral and written communications skills, be able to work effectively and build relationships with others.
- Must have good organization and planning skills, demonstrate effective project coordination, facilitation, and implementation based on past work or school experiences.
- Must possess deductive reasoning skills, be able to analyze and synthesize information for problem solving.
- Computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email software, internet searching, and other programs.
ADA JOB REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee’s performance due to physical, mental or emotional disability.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Cheniere is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.