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Corporate Communications Intern

at Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00021976

Job Description


OccidentalPetroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas explorationand production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North Americanchemical manufacturer.


We are one ofthe largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity marketcapitalization. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be ourpeople.  We are looking for a studentinterested in a summer internship based in Houston in our Corporate Affairs department,which encompasses Communications & Public Affairs and Community Relations.


This internshipopportunity can provide the successful applicant with real world exposure to awide variety of corporate communication projects and activities. This includesworking closely with experienced public relations professionals on specialprojects, using tools and technologies for stakeholder research and analysis, aswell as learning and conducting other daily tasks necessary for execution ofthe communications function in a high performance organization. 


This is a paidinternship.


Job Duties May Include:

  Media research and analysis, including newsand social media

  Drafting, editing and proofreading contentfor the company website, social media channels and intranet

  Opportunities to support a range ofdigital communications, community relations, media relations and internal communications activitiesas well as other departmental initiatives

  Daily interaction with communicationprofessionals, who will provide support and guidance as needed



  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations or Marketing
  • Must have a graduation date of December 2019 – May 2021
  • Must maintain minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software products preferred
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be well organized in order to work on multiple tasks with potentially challenging deadlines