Summer Internship 2019 - Project Development


  • 12874
  • Norway
  • Stavanger, Hammerfest, Tjeldbergodden, Oslo, Trondheim, Sture&Kollsnes
  • Equinor ASA
  • Equinor Recruitment Team
  • Onshore
  • Multiple disciplines
  • Not Indicated
  • Less than 1 year
  • Dec 14 2018

Job Description

We’re Equinor, 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, one of 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.

Equinor is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. The world will need a lot more energy and lower emissions in the years to come, and we are determined to be part of the solution. It will be a challenging task but we believe that with the right people, passion and curiosity, it is possible.  

Possible locations in Norway are: Stavanger, Oslo, Stjørdal, Bergen, Trondheim, Sture, Kollsnes, Kårstø, Mongstad, Hammerfest, Harstad, Ågotnes, Porsgrunn, Tjeldbergodden.

Equinor aims to secure long-term access to talents.  By offering summer interns valuable work experience, we believe we can contribute positively in developing talents to the future energy industry. We embrace diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. This summer intern programme is primarily targeted at students who are in their second year of their Bachelor’s studies up to and including their first year of Master’s degree. We offer an introduction to Equinor and the energy industry, aiming at accelerating your learning and development. 

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application.

This year, we have our three core business areas recruiting in Equinor :

Technology, Projects and Drilling (TPD) with global responsibility for developing and implementing new technological solutions.

Development & Production Norway (DPN) with responsibility for running all operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to ensure safe and efficient operations.

Marketing, Midstream & Processing (MMP) with responsibility for capturing full value potential of all marketed and traded products such as crude oil, liquids and natural gass.

Job Description

Possible locations in Norway are: Stavanger, Oslo, Stjørdal, Bergen, Trondheim, Sture, Kollsnes, Kårstø, Mongstad, Hammerfest, Harstad, Ågotnes, Porsgrunn, Tjeldbergodden.

We are recruiting students who have different fields of expertise within these areas:

Subsea, Pipeline & Technology & Operations

Geotechnics, Marine Hydrodynamics & Operations, Structural Engineering & Metocean

Process Technology & Engineering includes technical safety

Project Management & Control

Materials Technology

Electrical Power Engineering & Engineering Cybernetics

Mechanical & Piping/HVAC/Life Cycle

Automation Technology


Relevant education:

Information Management
Library and Information Science
Project Management & Control
Risk Management
Electrical Power Engineering
Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics
Automation Technology
Electronics Systems and Instrumentation
Process Technology
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Process & Environmental Systems Engineering (Cold Climate Engineering)
Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering
Metocean and Coastal Engineering
Mathematics and Statistics
Materials Science & Engineering (metallurgy, materials chemistry, polymer chemistry as an advantage)
Energy and Environment Engineering
Civil & Environment Engineering
Engineering Mechatronics
Fluid Mechanics
HVAC & Energy Engineering
Life Cycle Management
Automation Engineering
Process & Safety Control
Physics & Mathematics
Process Systems Engineering
Pipeline Engineering & Installation
Subsea Engineering & Installation
Engineering in Hydrodynamics and Ocean Engineering
Ship & Offshore Structure
Marine Engineering
Naval Architecture
Structural Engineering & Installation
Geomatics Engineering
Meteorology & Oceanography
Geographical & Earth Science
Geophysical Engineering Survey
Hydrography Engineering
Offshore Engineering
Maritime Engineering
Surveying Engineering

Data knowledge: (not compulsory but will be an advantage)

Unisim/Unisim Flare
Excel VBA/Macros
Office 365
Abaqus or FEM program
Aspen process explorer
Power Pivot
Oracle database

No more than 1 year of full time relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience)

Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship, and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme

Fluent in English  

International work and/or study experience preferred

Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Personal Qualities

Live our values and adhere to our safety expectations

High ethical standards

Good communication skills

Global mindset  

Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment  

Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environments

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

We Offer

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands-on work experience in Equinor. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Equinor offers competitive salary for the internship period. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

The selected candidates will be given the opportunity to engage with some of the world’s foremost technical environments and learn about Equinor and our industry. We provide an environment recognised for its equality and diversity, and we treat everyone with fairness, respect and dignity.  

General Information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please apply in English. Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Our values are to be open, collaborative, courageous and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team next summer.  

Our safety expectations: Safety is integrated in everything we do and are applicable to all - “I am safety” Accountable, visible and engaged.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

This position could be relevant for other locations.

Your exact assignment and location will be decided based on our business needs combined with your interest.