policy, government and public affairs

Chevron offers a world of opportunity across Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA) disciplines. As a member of our PGPA team, you'll build awareness of Chevron's innovative work across the globe - and differentiate us from other energy companies.

who we hire

We seek out passionate and imaginative individuals who have:

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Diverse educational qualifications and backgrounds

Earth scientists and MBAs who know the business work alongside former journalists and English literature graduates. You may be just starting your public relations career and looking to join our intern program. Or you may be an experienced public relations professional with deep experience in energy or another field.

what you'll do

Our PGPA team shapes the company's reputation across the following key functions:

  • U.S. Federal and international government affairs
  • U.S. state government affairs
  • Political programs
  • Legislative, regulatory and political affairs
  • International business support
  • Public affairs
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Community engagement
  • Opinion research

join the challenge

join the challenge

Meet several current PGPA employees and learn about their roles and the type of work they do.

where you'll work

PGPA teams work at both the corporate level and within country, regional or functional business units. Our corporate headquarters in San Ramon, California, offers the widest range of positions. We also have corporate staff in Washington, D.C., Houston, Texas, London, England and Singapore.

Many roles are also needed by our strategic business units. These are located throughout Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, North America and Europe.

details about our PGPA functions

  • U.S. Federal and international government affairs helps influence public policy in support of Chevron's business objectives and enhances the company's reputation by building coalitions
  • U.S. state government affairs interacts with state governments, manages local community activities and handles emergency responses on a local level
  • Political programs develops global policy and compliance procedures, and counsels operating units to ensure compliance with both company policy and applicable laws
  • Legislative, regulatory and political affairs works with operating company representatives, company advocates and service organization experts to determine how proposed legislation and regulations will affect Chevron's business objectives
  • International business support counsels international operating companies, business units, global businesses and country managers
  • Public affairs targets internal and external audiences, communicating corporate priorities, strategies and values to employees and the public worldwide. The group is also responsible for corporate advertising
  • Corporate responsibility identifies and tracks important public issues that have enterprisewide implications, and shares this information in support of business units, operating companies and corporate departments
  • Community engagement builds partnerships by investing in communities through grants and sponsored programs and events
  • Opinion research tracks and monitors Chevron's reputation globally, giving guidance and understanding of what key stakeholders think about the company and what needs to be done as a result