Petroleum Engineering Vacation Student in Perth, Australia

at ConocoPhillips
Location Perth, Australia
Date Posted June 30, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our Exploration team, based in our West Perth offices, has an exciting Vacation Work placement for a Petroleum Engineering student in their penultimate year of study. This placement is a paid contract position for three months, commencing late November 2018.

Each placement provides the opportunity to:

Work with experts in the field of Operations or Exploration (this may include a site visit to our onshore operations facility)
Work on interesting and rewarding onshore and offshore projects
Gain experience using the latest software
Further develop your collaboration, research, problem solving and presentation skills.

To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following experience and qualifications:

Show a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the Oil and Gas industry
Be enrolled in one of the following courses:
Penultimate year of Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) or
First year Master of Engineering Science (Petroleum Engineering) or
First year Master of Petroleum Engineering
Have a credit course weighted average (minimum 65% and above)
Demonstrate compatibility with ConocoPhillips SPIRIT values
Demonstrate initiative, with strong interpersonal and communication skills
Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
Be available to work in Perth for the duration of the 3-month placement (November to February, relocation support is not provided).
In order to be considered for this fantastic opportunity you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions on or before the closing date of 3rd August 2018.

How do I apply?

Please apply online below by uploading your CV, your full academic transcript(s) and a cover letter. Your cover letter should address the following questions;

What capabilities or unique traits do you have that make you a strong candidate for this role?
"SPIRIT" (Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork) are the values that underpin everything we do. Provide two examples of where you have had to demonstrate your commitment to any of these values, including challenges you may have faced and how you addressed these
What do you enjoy most about your course of study?
What are your future career goals and how will the vacation work placement assist you to achieve those goals?

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has been recognized as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

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