LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Interested in learning about how the private sector partners with governments to proactively protect the nation's critical infrastructure as part of the overall homeland security strategy? Or, how your criminal justice skills can be applied within a multinational corporation to manage multiple, complex business security risks, ranging from crisis management, asset protection, and protective intelligence, to supply chain security, physical security, and fraud, due diligence, and cyber-crime investigations as a means of creating real value for shareholders?
If so, then LyondellBasell, a $52 billion petrochemical company headquartered in Houston, Texas with refinery and manufacturing operations in 17 countries has one for-credit, paid internship opportunity for upper level undergraduate, as well as graduate students, who would like to learn more about how security related risk is managed within a leading global corporation.
Roles & Responsibilities
What You Will Learn During the Internship:
How complex security risk assessments of high value corporate facilities, operations, and assets are conducted, and how those assessments support national homeland security strategies.
How open source intelligence is collected, evaluated, and analyzed to develop threat assessments and comprehensive risk forecasts, which in turn serve as the foundation for building risk-based global security programs within the company.
How corporate investigations are conducted in various international legal jurisdictions and how the lessons learned from investigations can be extracted and applied to support global business goals and objectives.
How corporate crisis management and business continuity programs are customized to corporate / industry risk profiles so as to minimize security risk while directly supporting global business operations.
How proactive, intelligence based supply chain security and asset protection programs are integrated into business models to enable operations within high-risk international markets.
How multi-dimensional global security risk management strategies are developed and then implemented in a manner that adds quantifiable value to business operations.
LyondellBasell is committed to providing interns with a broad-based experience so they understand the vital strategic and tactical roles of the corporate global security department within today's multinational corporation. In addition, interns will be exposed to the dynamic, challenging and personally rewarding career opportunities within the petro-chemical industry for talented corporate security professionals.
Upper level undergraduate or graduate student(s) who is majoring in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Global Security, or Security Management and who has at least one (1) recommendation from a university faculty member
Able to work 25 hours per week at our Downtown Houston location
Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, where 3.5 or above is preferred
Be able to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test
Willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement relating to LyondellBasell confidential and proprietary information
Successfully complete an on-site interview for the intern position at our Downtown Houston location
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status
The ideal candidate will have:
Interest in understanding how corporations utilize the skills of a security and/or criminal justice professional to create value for their shareholders
Strong work ethic in a professional corporate setting
Excellent communicator with good writing and presentation skills
Excellent Critical Thinking, Research, and Analysis skills
Interest in international cultures, geo-political, and economic issues that impact the security environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, and Outlook
Excellent prioritization and time management skills
Builds effective teams:
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity:
Position not elibible for employee referral bonus.
Nearest Major Market: Houston