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Graduate programmes

Joining one of our programmes, you’ll enjoy real responsibility from day one and the freedom to choose your own path. Enhancing your knowledge, stretching your skills and gaining real-world experience alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. 

Rewards and benefits

  • Base salary £35,000 - £40,000
  • £3,000 - £5,000 sign on bonus
  • Discretionary yearly bonus
  • Location and lunch allowance (site dependant)
  • Flexible benefits tailored to your needs
  • Share plans
  • On-site sports facilities
  • A great pension plan
  • Discounts on selected BP products
  • Discounts on certain vehicles
  • Health screening


  • Upstream, Downstream and Corporate & Functions businesses requires a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject.
  • Supply and Trading roles require a 2:1 degree in any discipline and 320 UCAS points.
  • We welcome applications from non UK nationals.

Intern programmes

We offer 1 year or 11 weeks paid and structured internships. Our internship programme is a chance to start learning and growing with us as you work on some of the most exciting and technically challenging projects our industry has to offer.

Rewards and benefits

  • Salary of £27,000 (pro-rata for summer interns) plus possible location allowance
  • Opportunity for share plans
  • 25 days paid holiday (pro rata for summer interns)
  • On site sports facilities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personal development and training
  • Discounts on goods and services
  • Subsidised restaurants


  • Upstream, Downstream and Corporate & Functions businesses you’ll need to be on-track for a 2:1 degree  in a relevant subject.
  • Supply and trading roles you’ll need to be on-track for a 2:1 degree in any discipline.
  • We welcome applications from non UK nationals.

Graduate application dates

We currently have the following open graduate roles:

  • Electrical (Shipping).
  • HSE: Health & Safety.
  • Human Resources.
  •  Instrument &Protective Systems.
  • Supply & Trading- Technology.
  • Geoscience – Imaging Developer/Computational Geophysical (PhD).

Intern application dates

  • Supply and trading roles - 20th September - 29th January
  • Business roles - 20th September - 29th January
  • Engineering roles - 20th September - 29th January
  • Science roles - 20th September - 29th January

Please note that vacancies will be filled on an on-going basis after opening and we may close applications before the stated deadline.  Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.

Graduate / intern application process

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View our application process so that you know what to expect at each step. If you have any special adjustments for us to consider, please get in touch with us at enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk.

Take a look at our hints and tips from graduates and the recruitment team.


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