Intern, ESOI Reservoir Engineering 2019 in Houston, United States

at ConocoPhillips
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 1, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Summary

Subsurface internships provide opportunities to learn and apply engineering principles and are utilized to evaluate the candidates' potential as possible future, full-time employees. Job performance will be reviewed periodically throughout and appraised at the end of the internships.

Successful candidates will receive diversified training through on-the-job assignments using the technical skills acquired in college. The work will develop the interns both technically and professionally and could involve personal interaction with various technology groups and business units. A mentor, usually a more senior employee, will be assigned to each intern.

Typical subsurface projects may include work on improved recovery process, reservoir characterization, data analytics and reservoir management technologies and could involve numerical and physical experimentation, algorithm, workflow and software tool development.

Assignments will be in Houston, Texas. The length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Our Company

At ConocoPhillips innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. We are the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production company and we don’t hire just the GPA, we hire the person who earned it.

We strive to represent and reflect the global communities in which we live and work. To deliver superior performance, we create an inclusive environment that respects the contributions and differences of every individual. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation throughout our company, and we all play a role in giving our company a competitive business advantage.

Exploration, Subsurface and Other International (ESOI) – Reservoir Engineering

ConocoPhillips is known worldwide for its technological expertise in exploration and production, reservoir management and exploitation and 3-D seismic technology. ConocoPhillips Subsurface organization provides leading-edge technology and integrated solutions to support the Company's businesses and to create new businesses. We seek highly motivated, top performing individuals with advanced degrees who want to apply their skills to solve problems in a team-oriented organization.



Legally authorized to work in the United States
Pursuing a Master’s degree or higher in Petroleum, Chemical, Computer, Mechanical or other Engineering disciplines, Applied Science, Computer Science or closely related technical field
Current level in college: Graduate Student
Expected graduation date: Fall 2019 or later
A minimum of ten (10) continuous weeks’ availability for internship


A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale
Previous internships or co-op's in an energy related field
Ability to use data and database management software
Experience with predictive modeling and data analytics
Grasp of programing languages (i.e. Python, R, Bash)
Experience with uncertainty quantification, assisted history matching & optimization
Ability to invite dialogue to gain a shared understanding and influences with confidence to drive performance and achieve business results
Ability to generate effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
Develops strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the matrix/organizational boundaries to achieve business goals

ConocoPhillips will conduct on-site interviews at many universities in the U.S. during the Fall of 2018. Please check with your university career services to find out if and when we will be visiting your campus. If ConocoPhillips is interviewing on your campus, you must register with your career service office and complete your online application prior to the university deadlines to be considered for these on-site interviews. If we are not making a site visit to your campus and you are selected for an interview, our recruiters will contact you directly to schedule the interview.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 31, 2018.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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