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Our internship programme



For penultimate year students, our paid 12-week internship programme run from November to February each year. Our programme spans across a broad range of commercial and engineering functions. Whichever route you choose, you’ll get a role which will add value to our business – with your own responsibilities and an opportunity to shine. Our internships give you an insight into the real world of business. You’ll do real work and projects that that impact BP, our stakeholders and our customers. In some instances, you might also have the opportunity to take on part-time work after you’ve completed your internship with us.



We’ll set you up for success by building your technical, behavioural and leadership skills.

To prove how committed we are to supporting career growth, the intern programme is now the main pathway into our elite graduate programme. If all goes well, you’ll also have the opportunity to apply for our graduate programme after you’ve completed your internship (and of course, your degree). In some instances, you might also have the opportunity to take on part-time work.

Wherever you join us, you’ll benefit from a structured programme of work with real responsibility. You’ll experience on-the- job learning, along with development training to suit your role. Working across teams and functions, you’ll enjoy access to some of the most talented people in their fields.

When you join BP as an intern, you’ll have access to a highly competitive salary; membership in the BP superannuation plan or a fund of your choice; personal development and the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of social activities.

No matter where you work at BP, you’ll be valued, included and respected. We’ll provide you with ongoing support and we’ll reward you for the great work you do.


BP looks for graduates with well-rounded experience. We consider a strong academic background, sound commercial acumen and prospective leadership abilities, as well as a broad range of varied experiences.

We have five values that express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an organisation. They are a set of principles that influence everything we do, making us a safer, stronger and better company to work for. We look for people with values that align with BP’s values of Safety, Courage, Respect, Excellence and One Team.


To be eligible for BP’s internship programme within Australia, you need to:

  • be Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • credit average (65) or above
  • be in your penultimate year of study
  • have a relevant degree type

To learn more, visit: www.bp.com/grads/au


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