Government Relations Intern

  • Washington, DC, United States
  • Mar 13, 2017
Intern Government Affairs / Relations

Job Description

Honeywell’s Law and Government Relations department is seeking a qualified Government Relations intern to gain first-hand exposure to the tools, processes, and services Honeywell provides to our internal stakeholders and to learn how we engage externally with policymakers, third-party advocates, and coalitions to protect and advance Honeywell’s business interests. 

The Government Relations intern is responsible for providing research and support to the Global Government Relations team. As an intern, you will be utilized to do general administrative tasks in addition to research in support of business objectives. Interns will gain valuable knowledge and experience working in a corporate Government relations office on a variety of business-related issues. 

Responsibilities include

  • State-level and federal government relations research and programmatic support on various business issues
  • Track legislation in support of Honeywell’s agenda
  • Support High Growth Regions, including compiling country-level overviews and additional research
  • Help support and plan Honeywell International PAC events in the DC office 
  • Assist in developing PAC communications materials 
  • Prepare briefing materials and presentations for the Global GR team
  • Other assignments, as needed 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Pursuing a degree in Government, International Relations, Business, Economics, Law, Communications or a related field
  • Must have completed at least 2 years in their program


Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence (3.0 GPA and higher)
  • Proven extra-curricular/leadership experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment with changing priorities and assignments
  • Passion for innovation and a demonstrated ability to get results
  • Industry or government internship experience is desired
  • Well-developed computer skills and research capabilities
  • Finance background a plus

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.


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