ConocoPhillips is committed to supporting the development of university students through financial awards, scholarships, vacation employment placements and graduate opportunities.
ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarships reward talented 2nd year engineering students with financial support for tuition plus the unique opportunity to visit one of our world-class Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities. If you’re considering a career in the oil and gas industry, site visits are a great way to experience LNG operations first hand and find out how exciting a career in this industry can be!
During the one-year scholarship period, Scholars receive an expenses-paid visit to one of our Australian LNG operational facilities, $5,000 in cash to assist with educational costs, and access to a career mentor.
SPIRIT Scholarships are offered at the participating Australian universities listed below. Follow the links to the university Scholarships offices for information on Scholarship Terms and to submit your application.
Charles Darwin University – APPLY NOW! Applications closing Friday, 2nd March 2018
Central Queensland University – APPLY NOW! Applications closing Sunday, 12th January 2018
Curtin University – Applications early November – closing Friday, 9th March 2018
University of Queensland – Applications open 5th February 2018 – closing Sunday, 12th March 2018
University of Western Australia – Applications open 1st January 2018 – closing Friday, 2nd March 2018
Queries regarding these scholarships can be directed to the above mentioned university Scholarships offices on their selected websites.
Gain valuable experience working on real-life projects with ConocoPhillips’ paid Vacation Work Program.
Our placements provide students in the final years of their university degree with up to 12 weeks’ industry experience, commencing at the end of November and concluding by the following February.
Working under the supervision of experienced professionals at our Perth, Brisbane or Darwin offices, vacation students undertake meaningful projects and develop professional skills in a friendly, supportive environment. Placements are created to provide an insight into what you might expect from a career in energy, with most students also having the opportunity to visit one of our world-class LNG facilities.
Application for the 2017/2018 Vacation Work Program have now closed. Applications for the 2018/2019 program will open in July.
To receive notification when the vacation work program opens, we recommend you Create a Profile in advance and set up a Job Alert in your profile. You can also connect with us through our LinkedIn page.
Fast-track your career with ConocoPhillips’ Accelerate Graduate Program!
Our Accelerate program combines on-the-job work assignments, technical and non-technical training, mentoring and networking opportunities to accelerate the development of our early career professionals.
Graduates benefit from varied work assignments across our Australian business which help build industry knowledge and technical skills, and provide scope to fully capitalise on individual abilities. Graduates participate in our global Engineering Academy, with access to the expertise of global specialists in their fields. Career coaches and technical mentors support the professional development of graduates with career planning assistance, increasing technical proficiency, and identifying development and networking opportunities.
Our Australian Business Units recruit for the following disciplines:
Graduate Selection Process
There is no set intake for our graduate roles however opportunities will generally be advertised here in Q2 each year. To be notified of graduate opportunities as they arise, we recommend you Create a Profile or Update your Profile at our Careers website.
You can also connect with us through our LinkedIn page.
Contact AustralianRecruitment@conocophillips.com for queries.