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Internships

It's time to get some "hire education"

Do a semester at Real-World U.

If you’re a self-starter with boundless curiosity and a drive to achieve something greater, Oxy could be the place for you. A summer internship is the perfect way to find out. You’ll get real experience working in the daily operations of a global leader. As an Oxy intern, you will:

  • Assist with strategic projects that propel our research and business goals.
  • Enhance your skills, amplify your education and add value to our operations.
  • Present your work to Oxy leaders.
  • Develop professionally through training, field tours, volunteer activities and networking opportunities with executives.

Your strengths, made stronger.

Oxy seeks bold individuals who embrace a team approach. Energy, initiative, positive attitude, strong work ethic, analytical mindset, an incessant itch to solve challenges—these are common traits in our uncommon interns. This is a place that values the strengths you already have, and puts you in an environment where you can flourish.

Oxy internships are a good fit for students with these educational backgrounds

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Engineering: Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical
  • Geoscience
  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE)
  • Information Technology
  • Land Management
  • Petrophysics
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain Management‚Äč

You’re in a great place — you’re just beginning your career with multiple options and paths to consider. Finding the right job is important, and it’s really about finding the right fit. When you walk through our doors on Day One, we want you to know that you made the right decision — for you and for us.

We value safety, the environment, personal accountability, strong corporate citizenship, and a culture that facilitates innovation, collaboration and creativity.

Summer Internships

Oxy offers summer internships in our oil and gas and chemical divisions to students with educational backgrounds in Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Petrochemical, and Electrical Engineering; Geophysics and Geology; Land Management; and HSE. We also offer a limited number of internships for students with backgrounds in other disciplines.

Internships at Oxy are stepping stones to permanent industry careers, fusing occupation and education in a hands-on, learn-as-you-work atmosphere. Interns are treated much like newly hired employees, and the contributions they make can be significant. Our internships assess your potential long-term career fit within our organization and allow you to determine if Oxy is right for you.

Real-world Experience

Our 10–12 week summer internships offer real-world experience and an opportunity to learn more about life at Oxy. As an intern, you will:

  • Assist with strategic projects that contribute to research and business goals.
  • Add value to our operations while exercising your skills and competencies.
  • Present your work to Oxy leaders.
  • Take part in professional development activities such as training, field tours, volunteer and networking opportunities with executives.

Your strengths are valued here.

Initiative, a positive attitude, a team-oriented work style and strong work ethic are qualities we value. We especially‚Äč value analytical and problem-solving skills, technical curiosity, innovation and a drive for results.