CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • CC Government and Public Affairs Intern

    Requisition #
    Corpus Christi
    # of Openings
  • Note

    Employer will not sponsor visas for position

    Job Summary

    Duties will include a sampling of the four core components essential for day-to-day functions of the Government & Public Affairs department:


    • Communications - writing press releases, assisting with stories for the quarterly employee newsletter, photography, assisting with creative concepts for local advertising, coordinating local media buys and ad placements, implementing AP style in a professional environment
    • Employee Relations - assisting with the coordination of events for CITGO employees and family
    • Community Relations - coordinating sponsorships/contributions, participating in Team CITGO volunteer events.
    • Government Relations - coordinating events and/or speaking engagements with our local legislative delegation and elected officials 

    For the duration of this internship, the candidate(s) will foster many professional relationships throughout the CITGO organization and the community including local media representatives and elected officials.



    *CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program and at least a junior level majoring in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism. 
    • GPA of 3.0 or above (A=4.0)
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

    Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card)


    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.

    The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card:


    *Must have current valid drivers license.*


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