Summer Internship 2020 - Subsurface: Geoscience at Equinor

Expires in 10 days

We’re Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We’re the largest operator in Norway, one of the world’s largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we’re building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

Equinor is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. The world will need a lot more energy and lower emissions in the years to come, and we are determined to be part of the solution. It will be a challenging task but we believe that with the right people, passion and curiosity, it is possible.

Summer interns in Subsurface Geoscience disciplines (Geologist, Geophysicists, Petrophysicists and Data Scientists) will join either the Exploration (EXP) or Petroleum Technology (Petec) networks in Stavanger, Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Harstad.
The role of EXP is to access, mature and discover new hydrocarbon resources for Equinor through exploration via both organic and inorganic activities. Petec ensures that Equinor matures and manages its hydrocarbon resources in a profitable, competitive, safe and energy efficient manner.

Job Description

Our summer interns will work on multiple tasks across the business. Work tasks may vary according to your competence profile, assignment and business needs. You will be involved in exciting and challenging tasks related to:

  • Geological, geophysical and petrophysical evaluations
  • Basin, Play & Petroleum System Analysis
  • Prospect Evaluation & Maturation
  • Well Planning
  • Well Operations
  • Reservoir evaluation, characterization and modelling

Relevant education:
Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics and Data Science disciplines such as Statistics, Physics or another scientific line of university study. Additional education in areas such as technology, information technology, petroleum economics and management could also be relevant.


No more than 1 year of full time relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience).
Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship, and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme.
Fluent in English
International work and/or study experience preferred
Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Live our values and adhere to our safety expectations
  • High ethical standards
  • Good communication skills
  • Global mindset
  • Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment
  • Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environments
  • Curious
  • Positive
  • Like to work in team
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

A global career kick start. We encourage you to take advantage of the many opportunities our global company offers across multiple disciplines and geographies; exchange ideas and learn from others.
Rewards. We offer a range of reward programmes within one Equinor framework adapted to the local market. This includes competitive salary, variable pay schemes and a share savings plan.
Wellness and work-life balance. Our employees’ health and well-being are a priority and we appreciate that our employees have commitments outside of work. Whether for family or individual needs, flexibility is important to us all. We recognise that in order for you to be the best version of yourself in the workplace, being able to collect your children, attend a class or simply enjoy social time can be invaluable.
An inclusive culture. We believe embracing our differences makes us stronger and an inclusive culture is a vital part of our working environment. Diversity for us embraces experience, competence, age, gender, education, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, disabilities, and more – everything that helps shape our thoughts and perspectives. True inclusion means being able to bring your whole self to work, and for everyone to feel accepted and valued.

General Information

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please make sure that when applying, you attach the following:

  • CV/ resume in English
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts of records (or other documents describing subjects and grades) obtained to this point during your studies in English or Scandinavian language. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript.

Applications submitted without these attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated
All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.
Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.
This position could be relevant for other locations. Your exact assignment and location will be decided based on our business needs combined with your interest.
Our values are to be open, collaborative, courageous and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team next summer.
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