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Government Relations Intern - Summer 2024

About our group:


From the memories we share with friends and family on social media, to servers that form the backbone of enterprise data centers and cloud-based computing, to personal computers that fuel our productivity, Seagate products help more people to store, share, and protect their valuable digital content. We are a global company with manufacturing, distribution, and sales worldwide. We are leaders in our industry and critical to the digitalization of economies across the globe. We have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber student wishing to take a placement in our Government Relations team in the United States


About the role - you will:


  • Work with our Government Relations and Legal teams to understand the direction of U.S. federal policy
  • Help identify opportunities and risks to Seagate’s U.S. business strategy
  • Conduct research on policy and monitor congressional hearings, and present summaries and findings to the GR team


About you:


  • Self-motivated and capable of working in a self-directed manner
  • Proven teamwork qualities
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment


Your experience includes:


  • Awareness and knowledge of the challenges involved with the geopolitical dynamics with technology policy
  • Experience and/or interest in the following policy areas: international trade, data and cyber security, export controls, supply chain, sustainability and ESG
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or MBA in one or more of the following programs: Public Policy, International Relations, Political Science, or a related area of study.



Normandale or Shakopee, MN or Remote United States


Normandale, MN

Our Normandale campus spans two suburbs, Edina and Bloomington, and serves as the Recording Head development and manufacturing arm of Seagate. Located in the heart of a bustling community, Seagate offers an on-site café, or if you prefer, you can drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away. Need to grab a gift over lunchtime? Shopping is abundant in the area. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, outdoor activities, tournaments, and group workouts. Looking for something more laid back? Reset in one of our meditation rooms, or simply take a walk around our indoor walking path. On-site cultural festivals, celebrations, and community volunteer opportunities also abound. 


Shakopee, MN

Our Shakopee campus is located 25 minutes southwest of Minneapolis in a setting with a rural vibe – it overlooks a horse racing track and stables, yet it has great entertainment venues close by as well. With wide-open spaces, the campus has plenty of space for running, biking, shooting some hoops or playing volleyball over lunch. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, tournaments and group workouts. Hungry? Seagate offers an on-site café with freshly sourced foods and specialty coffees, or if you prefer, drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away.


Seagate is able to offer virtual employment for this position in the following states: AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY.


The estimated base salary range for this position: $20 -$28. Actual salary range is based on the regional labor market of the role in the geography in which the position is located based on the requirements of the job and your skills. This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.


Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees; including, but not limited to, eligibility for variable pay bonus, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short-and long-term disability, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, health savings account, dependent care and healthcare spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid holidays and paid parental leave and well-being programs.



Location: Shakopee, United States, Normandale, United States, Remote United States
Travel: None