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Graduate Opportunities in Science

Roles will be based at any of the following location(s): Sunbury, Aberdeen, Canary Wharf, Hull, Pangbourne or other South of England BP Offices which could include, but are not limited to: Swindon, Leatherhead, Paddington, St. James Square London and Milton Keynes.

Find your future at BP

At BP we’re striving to meet growing global demand for safe, sustainable and affordable energy. That means creating a more efficient, streamlined business that makes the best possible use of its resources. So together, we can lead the way to a lower carbon future.

We’re evolving every part of our operation to transform the way people connect, work and make time to think – all while welcoming new, diverse talent to keep pushing our ideas forward. From finding, developing and producing oil and gas resources to refining, manufacturing and selling related products, we all have a role to play in keeping the world moving.

Science graduate programmes at BP 

Our science teams have helped us make oil and gas more efficient, more sustainable and more secure. Our teams are brilliant at what they do; from finding innovative new hydrocarbon resources, to turning raw products into advanced materials. If you’re interested in working alongside the industry-leading experts on the most advanced projects in oil and gas, then joining our science graduate programme could be the perfect introduction to the industry for you.

We offer graduates the opportunity to join many teams including geophysics, geology, chemistry and subsurface information management. Joining us as a scientist at BP, you’ll develop new ways to stimulate innovation and growth throughout the business, and help to secure a better future for all. Whichever programme you choose to do, you’ll broaden your horizons and expand your knowledge on a journey that will see you work with inspirational people and develop with comprehensive training. If you’re innovative, forward-thinking, and interested in helping us, apply now.

Who we look for

Because we offer such a breadth of opportunity, you could come to us with a good degree in subjects as varied as environmental science and petrophysics. Our online degree matcher will help you find out where your skills could take you at BP. 

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. 

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.

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