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ConocoPhillips Graduate Programs & Internships

  • Mining, Oil & Gas

Company Name: ConocoPhillips Australia Operations Pty Ltd

What it does: Oil & gas exploration and production

Staff stats: 10,300 globally, across 15 countries of operation

The good bits: Competitive pay, conditions, and a commitment to diversity & inclusion

The not so good bits: Working in remote locations

Hiring grads with degrees in: Engineering and Science

The ConocoPhillips story

ConocoPhillips is the worlds largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Across 15 countries of operations, 10,300 people work in a truly integrated way to find and produce oil and natural gas. Their technical capabilities, asset quality and scale, and financial strength are unmatched among independent exploration and production companies and uniquely position the company to compete around the world.

ConocoPhillips is committed to the efficient and effective exploration and production of oil and natural gas. Producing oil and natural gas and getting them to market takes ingenuity, technology, and investment. The company’s innovative, collaborative efforts yield products that improve quality of life globally while producing economic benefits with far-reaching influence.​

In Australia, ConocoPhillips operates the world class Australia Pacific LNG Facility in Gladstone, Queensland, and are the largest producer of natural gas in eastern Australia, supplying Australian customers with natural gas and international customers with liquefied natural gas each year.

A dedication to safety, operating excellence and environmental stewardship guides their operations, and the company has a strong passion and reputation for supporting emerging engineers via their early career’s programs.

The culture

The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Values guide how the organisation does their work across. They respect one another, recognizing that their success depends upon their employees. The company creates an inclusive environment that reflects the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of all employees. How they do their work is what sets them apart and drives performance.

Social contribution

ConocoPhillips invests in programs through charitable contributions, community sponsorships, and via small grants to eligible grassroots organisations where its employees choose to volunteer. The company contributes time and financial support through its joint ventures as part of their commitment to address economic, environmental and social impacts of the business. Through community investments, ConocoPhillips “prioritises environmental programs” that support integrated solutions for water issues and biodiversity, and that support Indigenous land and water-based enterprise in the areas near its operational assets.

The Recruitment Process

ConocoPhillips embraces university recruitment as a key hiring strategy. Bringing new people with fresh ideas into their inspiring, entrepreneurial culture is vital to their future as an industry leader. When you meet their Recruiting Team, ask them why they love their work. Chances are that they will tell you it is because they recruit for one of the world’s most forward-thinking companies and get to meet today’s best and brightest young minds.

If you are an emerging engineer and interested in a career with ConocoPhillips, you may wish to apply for several programs offered to students. In Australia, the company is proud to support students via their early career’s programs, including the ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarship, the ConocoPhillips Engineering Vacation Program, and the Global Graduate Accelerate Program. To be eligible, you will have a background in one or more of the following engineering disciplines:

  • Chemical/Process Engineering
  • Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Instrumentation Control & Electrical Engineering
  • Software or Computer Engineering

To apply to their programs, make sure you create a profile on the company’s website, so you can stay up to date when the programs are advertised.

Jobs & Opportunities

Locations With Jobs & Opportunities
  • Brisbane and Gladstone
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
Engineering & Mathematics
IT & Computer Science

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