Internship Opportunities in Engineering
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Internship Opportunities in Engineering

Competitive salary
Aberdeen · Hulland 3 others
Time left to apply
10 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Find your future at BP

We’re powered by different perspectives. Together, we’re combining our knowledge, skills and ideas to create a brighter future for energy. Whatever your background – chemist or engineer, technologist or trader – you’ll find a future here at BP.

We find, develop and produce energy resources, every day – energy that’s behind the products that keep us all moving. That’s a challenge we rise to as a team. From creating industry-leading infrastructure to developing new, sustainable technologies, it takes all sorts of people to make our work possible. You could be one of them.

Internship engineering opportunities at BP
If you want to develop a rewarding career in engineering, a BP internship could be the right choice for you. Our engineering opportunities span our automotive, chemical and process, construction, mechanical and wells teams. Whatever role you choose, you’ll be involved in live projects and be given real responsibility from day one.

As a BP engineer, you could be doing anything from finding oil reserves hidden miles below ground, creating complex construction plans for new sites or designing vital pipelines for safe oil transportation.

Our internships are designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need to give your career in engineering the best possible start. You’ll gain a unique insight into our work and experience what an incredible organisation BP is – and what it means to be part of it.

Specific internship opportunities include:

  • Chemical and process engineering
  • Construction engineering
  • Control and automation engineering
  • Electrical engineering (power)
  • Instrument and protective systems engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Naval architecture
  • Offshore structural and civil engineering
  • Petroleum and reservoir engineering
  • Project services
  • Subsea engineering
  • Wells

Many of our interns go on to join our full-time graduate programmes, where they continue to hone their expertise, share their opinions and shape the energy industry as a vital and valued member of the team. If you’re interested in excelling in engineering with BP, apply now.

Duties and responsibilities
The precise nature of your role will be determined by your skills as well as the needs of the business but your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Working on projects and supporting your team to find the best solutions
  • Helping to maintain performance within your team and for BP as a company
  • Building relationships both within BP and with our external partners, collaborating across functions, segments and teams to deliver great work
  • Demonstrating drive and commitment through the BP values with an emphasis on safety.

Where to go from here
There’s more to our work and a career with BP than you could possibly imagine. So the next thing to do is get online and experience it for yourself. Please note that vacancies will be filled on an on-going basis after opening and we may close applications before the stated deadline. Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.

Company information

Graduate and intern opportunities in engineering, science, business and trading

Developing and producing energy resources that benefit people the world over is our motivation – it’s what drives us. So we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s achievable. Demanding more of the resources we use in an effort to create a more sustainable future.
So as society’s need for energy continues to grow, we rely even more on our vast team of talented individuals who come together and make everything we do possible. From pipeline engineers and automotive experts, to analysts and technicians – everyone plays a pivotal role in our success.

It’s our differences that power us. The experiences, skills and perspectives that make up our team all have their role to play. And when they come together, our future has no limits. And neither does yours.

Person requirements

Because we offer such a breadth of opportunity, you could come to us with a good degree in anything from mechanical and integrity instrument, to chemical, process or any energy-related engineering field. Our online degree matcher will help you find out where your skills could take you at BP. You can find it at

Wherever your talents and aspirations lie, we expect a high level of academic achievement. But every bit as important will be the individual attributes and personal qualities you bring to our team.

Our whole approach is built on working together, being consistent and having the courage to do the right thing. All of which is underpinned by a commitment to safety and excellence in what we do. It’s essential that you share those values.

Qualifications and experience requirements

You’ll need to be enrolled on an integrated Master’s degree course (or equivalent) in electrical (power) engineering, electrical engineering or electrical and electronic engineering

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary


Aberdeen · Hull · London · Pangbourne · Sunbury-on-Thames

How to apply

Closing date: 29/01/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 29/01/2018

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