Corporate Affairs Intern Trinidad & Tobago

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North America


Trinidad and Tobago

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Corporate Affairs

Date published

16 March 2020

Date closing

20 April 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Our BHP Trinidad and Tobago Summer Internship Program is designed with your career goals and personal development in mind.  Highlights of the program include:
  • 12 week program: June 1st-August 21st 2020
  • Challenging assignments within your designated discipline that are steered by a set of attainable expectations and deliverables
  • An assigned Supervisor and  team support and feedback on work-related matters
  • Interns will work on group projects including an Environment/Safety project and/or Community project based within the communities in which the Company operates
  • Work assignments and projects will involve several presentations and other interactions with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participation in team building and social events with other interns and employees
  • About the role:
BHP Petroleum has a strategy to pursue significant upstream opportunities with multiple options for growth to ensure continued success.   More information about our portfolio, operations and culture can be found at

The BHP Petroleum Internship Program was established to give students first-hand experience of working in a petroleum company alongside oil and gas professionals. Interns will work as part of an integrated team on several tasks and projects. The Program was built for a unique experience that offers professional development while networking with other interns, colleagues and senior management.In this role you will have exposure to [one or more of the following]:
  • Developing, editing and presenting documents in the relevant field of Corporate Affairs – Stakeholder Relations, Event Management and Communications
  • You will be required to collate and develop presentations in Word, PPoint and related media
  • Providing Functional/ Office Support – Drafting/Reviewing  Documents and advertisements, filing and updating files and contacts, shredding and other duties as assigned
  • You will work as a member of the team of BHP Trinidad and Tobago Vacation Interns to deliver Community and other projects as assigned
  • You may be required to attend/support out of office events related to the company’s reputation and project delivery

About You

  • Students must be nationals/residents of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Must be currently pursuing an undergraduate program as a full-time student in any field, however students pursuing studies in Social Sciences, Communications, Legal or Literary arts may find the Internship Opportunity of most benefit.  
  • Irrespective of the field which the student is studying, if he/she has a strong interest in the type of work which Corporate Affairs does, they will be considered for interview
  • Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or B Average grade profile
  • Students must be in 2nd or 3rd year of university 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Global mind-set and awareness
  • Students must be dependable and  flexible, demonstrate initiative and above all put safety first

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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