Our workforce planning strategy includes actively increasing student interest via college recruiting, a strong internship program, scholarship support and a heavy focus on early-career development. We also have active programs and established relationships with selected universities from which we recruit students for a diversity of opportunities.
ConocoPhillips historically hires a significant number of our entry-level full-time employees from our intern pool. We encourage internships as a way for us to get to know students better, while helping students determine if the energy industry is where their true potential and talent can be released.
Early Career Programs
Many new graduates have the chance to Early Career Programs that provide a flexible development framework to enhance and accelerate your career with us. During the program, you spend the first 1 or 2 years on development assignments and have the opportunity to be involved in challenging projects.
As an early career engineering or geoscience employee, we know that your career development is a top priority for you in the same way it is for us. Known as “Accelerate,” our multi-year development program will provide opportunities for you to maximize your development while directly contributing to business goals. You will be empowered to develop yourself personally and professionally and given access to the tools, projects and technical experts you need to achieve your objectives.
Accelerate provides you with a range of interesting and challenging technical assignments, an individual support network and underpinning technical and non-technical training to support your broader development. You will be able to drive your own development, will have challenging goals to strive towards and will have an individually tailored development plan outlining your personal aspirations – a great foundation for your future career with the company.
Join us to find out what it’s like to Accelerate your development.
We are committed to your personal and professional development and offer educational assistance to help you further your professional career – whether you want to enhance your business skills or pursue advanced professional or academic credentials.
Through the effective use of mentors, employees can receive career guidance as well as the opportunity to increase individual knowledge and skills needed to succeed.
ConocoPhillips offers a variety of classroom-based, core development programs specially designed to help individuals achieve personal growth and success in their careers.
Networks and Knowledge Sharing
ConocoPhillips was recognized in the 2011 and 2012 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) studies for creating a knowledge-driven organizational culture. In addition to our vast training and development resources, we also offer networking opportunities via communities, forums and clubs that encourage and facilitate knowledge sharing and personal growth.