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Commercial Energy Intern - Operations (Chicago)

Commercial Energy Intern - Operations (Chicago)

  • Location United States of America - Illinois - Chicago
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Business Support Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code RQ067493
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Trading & Shipping

Job Family Group:

Business Support Group

Job Summary:

Grade K

Responsible for acquiring valuable insight and knowledge that can further the intern's interest in their chosen career field through gaining work experience through a carefully monitored assignment and learning about the business and the Company.

Job Description:

The summer internship program within bp's Trading & Shipping organization provides an exceptional introduction to a dynamic global business! During the 12-week internship, our interns work on individual and group projects with direct impact to our bottom line. Each intern is placed on a team and encouraged to be an integral part of their success. bp emphasizes intern growth and development through numerous learning and networking opportunities throughout the summer. Our interns learn from some of the most hardworking professionals within Analytics, Marketing & Origination, Operations and Trading. As an intern, you will be part of a dynamic and fast-paced environment that is supportive of learning and building new skills.

Interns will receive support from both their managers and mentors during the program. As employees in a company with global operations, our interns interact with a variety of people, understand a global business, and add distinctive value to our group through project work.

Successful intern candidates will have the opportunity to be assessed for a full-time spot in our rotational Development Program in Chicago, Houston or Calgary.

More Information About The Operations Team:

The Operations team supports the physical trading business and is responsible for delivering crude and refined products to our customers, storage terminals and refineries while building and maintaining key relationships. Operations adds commercial value and creates unique delivery solutions. You will build a solid understanding of global energy markets in our crude and refined products businesses. To provide the highest level of service, you will interact with many key areas of our business including Analytics, Trading, Finance, Credit, Legal and bp Shipping.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher

  • bp will not support US Immigration sponsorship for intern, full-time or long-term employment

  • Pursuing Bachelors degree

Preferred Requirements

  • Open to all majors

  • Graduating in December 2024 through May 2025

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Adaptability, Authenticity, Collaboration, Communication, Continuous Learning, Courage, Creativity and Innovation, Curiosity, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Ethical judgement, Excellence, Influencing, Knowledge Sharing, Listening, Managing volatility, Problem Solving, Resilience, Self-Awareness, Stakeholder Engagement, Stakeholder Management, Understanding Emotions, Writing skills

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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