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Government Relations Summer 2024 Intern


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  83978
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Government Relations Coordinator
Division:  Sustainability and Corporate Affairs


Basic Function

LyondellBasell is seeking a full-time, paid internship from approximately May 2024 through August 2024.


This internship will provide a comprehensive overview of Government Affairs, including international, federal, state and local government relations.  The Intern will gain a better understanding of these various functions and be prepared to apply their classroom knowledge in a real-world practical setting.


The work location is the LyondellBasell Tower in Downtown Houston.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist members of the Government Relations team with sustainability policy assessment and development 
  • Assist with data entry and data reconciliation for the Trade Association database
  • Assist with a range of projects related to metrics, analytics, and policy development processes
  • Assist with data compilation with respect to the roll out and internal education of the company’s DoA and Trade Associations
  • Under the guidance of the GR team, participate in various projects and activities
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions, team meetings and department meetings

Min. Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in a Political Science or International Studies program with an interest and aptitude to work in Public Affairs or Government Relations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe and internet applications
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and a creative mind are essential to this role.
  • Additionally, the individual must work well in a fast-paced environment while meeting deadlines
  • Critical thinking, teamwork


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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