Graduate scheme


Be part of world changing scientific research

We’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. It’s the purpose behind our business. And it’s why we’re reinventing bp to meet the challenges ahead – focusing on low-carbon energy solutions, driving down our emissions, and forming positive partnerships around the world. Our aim is to be net zero by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get there too.

Join us as an applied scientist, and help tackle challenges that are reshaping our business, alongside billions of lives.

What to expect

Applied science is where real innovation happens at bp. Working side by side with the finest scientific minds in our industry, you’ll get to grips with the latest digital tech to power your research into tomorrow’s energy solutions. Whether you’re innovating new ways to create sustainable energy, or unlocking the potential of hydrocarbon resources, one thing is for sure – science is the foundation of our business. And that means we’re the perfect place to kickstart your career as a scientist, and apply your academic achievements to some of the most pressing challenges facing our planet.

Where it could take you

An applied science career at bp will take you right to the heart of where research and innovation happen. Whatever areas of physics or chemistry you specialise in, our global organisation has room for you – and your research – to develop, and create an impact on the world.

Why join us

Because you can make a big difference. You’ll get the support and experiences you need to become an outstanding scientist. You’ll enjoy a career that makes the most of your talents. And you’ll take pride in creating a bp with net-zero impact on the world.

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