Intern - Exploration
Company: Equinor
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Offshore, Energy, Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 2/7/2019

Equinor is 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, among 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.


The Exploration (EXP) business area represents an exciting centre of expertise and career development. Equinor is a leading global exploration company, focusing on early access at scale, drilling high impact wells and exploiting core positions, supported by a strong technology strategy.


Job Description

  • Gain hands-on geoscience experience working on a technical project which will directly impact ongoing exploration activities in Equinor’s offshore operations.
  • Work directly with other geoscientists and technical professionals in a team environment and gain an appreciation of the unique working environment at Equinorl.
  • Develop your skills under the supervision and guidance of an assigned, experienced mentor.
  • Work with your mentor to make a final project presentation summarizing the technical aspects of your internship.
  • Display and present your project in mid and end-of-summer session.
  • Use the internship program as a gateway to explore job opportunities within Equinor


  • Pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D degree in Geology or Geophysics or senior undergraduate with plans to pursue a M.S. degree in Geology or Geophysics.

Personal Qualities

  • Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
  • Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
  • Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
  • Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
  • Understand and manage risk
  • Be truthful and act with integrity
  • Be curious, work together and share experience
  • Promote and value diversity
  • Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
  • Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
  • Deliver on promises
  • Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
  • Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
  • Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
  • Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
  • Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
  • Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
  • Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
  • Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
  • Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment

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