Graduates & interns

About our programs

If you're still at university, you can apply to join our internship programs and gain professional experience while completing your studies.

Already finished your degree or about to finish? Our graduate program will help you gain real-world experience while also developing your career.

Graduate program

We seek graduates in the areas of engineering and science, and commercial business.

As a graduate, you'll have opportunities to extend your skills, knowledge and people experience while completing interesting and valuable on-the-job training.

Our graduate program gives you the opportunity to expand your networks across the globe and have access to some of the best minds in the business.

As well as being inquisitive and creative, our graduates want to develop long-term careers with us. In return, we'll offer you a wide variety of challenges in your day-to-day job, professional development and learning opportunities, and many other benefits. 

Graduate program applications

Applications for the 2017 BP Australia graduate program will only be open to those who completed our 2015 – 16 Vacation Intern program 

Internship program

If you're an aspiring business leader and in your second-last year of an undergraduate or postgraduate course, then you may be who we're looking for to join our 12-week paid internship program!

We are looking for interns in a wide variety of areas including, marketing, engineering, sales, finance and mathematics.

An internship with us will help you develop your technical skills and knowledge, and give you on-the-job experience and access to a world-wide network of highly regarded professionals.

To become an intern with us you'll need to be able to work in a team, be analytical and creative, and want to succeed in business.

Internship program applications

Applications for the 2017 – 18 Vacation Intern program will open in August.

Indigenous internship program

Partnering with Career Trackers, we offer Australia-wide opportunities for Indigenous interns completing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at an Australian university.

Internships are available in a wide range of areas including, communications, marketing, engineering, robotics, finance and IT.

This 12-week program runs from November to February, with a break over the Christmas – New Year period.

We offer competitive salaries and other benefits such as professional development and the opportunity to explore and stretch your skills and capabilities. You'll also be exposed to an international organisation with a world-class reputation for innovation and technical knowledge.

Indigenous internship program applications

You can apply for an Indigenous internship at any time, although we only employ interns over the summer period.

Working for us

So, what's it like to work for us? Watch our people talk about their experiences working at BP in Australia and throughout the world.

Diversity & equal opportunity

As a global organisation we have a diverse workforce. We encourage women, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

In 2014 we received the Workplace Gender Equality Agency's (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation. The predecessor citation, the Employer of Choice for Women, was awarded to us in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

BP Australia President Andy Holmes is also a pay equity ambassador for WGEA.
We are also a participating partner in the National Association of Women in Operations, the leading body that champions women in Australian operations.

Learning & development

Your development, both professionally and personally, is vital to ours as a company. We need your talent and drive to help us stay ahead of the competition. So we’re committed to investing in you and developing your skills and trust in us. 

At all levels our employees benefit from a huge amount of support in formal and informal contexts. It’s built into the way our business is structured.

All employees can access myLearning, our main training and development site. It’s full of learning and development information, and details about optional courses that can be taken.

Our people prepare their own personal development plan with the help of myPlan, an intuitive performance management tool that can be used to identify areas that need development.