Entity:Innovation & Engineering
Engineering Group, Research & Technology Group
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Join bp as a graduate in the Advanced Energy Solutions (AES) team, part of Applied Sciences, that has been established to drive bp’s research, development, and innovation agenda in the spheres of electrification, energy management and energy systems integration.
Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives!
The AES team’s purpose, in service of bp’s growth engine businesses, is to position bp to win in these areas by ensuring that bp: builds the right key capabilities, places the right technology bets, and leads the effort of combining new and emerging energy technologies and business models to a pre-scale stage.
Applied Sciences sits under BP’s Innovation and Engineering entity and is home to all of bp’s physical sciences and technology capability. Its primary purpose is to support bp’s various businesses whilst helping to accelerate the transition to Net Zero.
The programme comprises several technology and engineering focussed placements lasting 12 months, over a three-year period. You will have the opportunity to be part of centralised and connected team, contributing across multiple businesses, and have a real impact on the delivery of bp and Castrol’s strategy and Net Zero targets.
Throughout, you will acquire a variety of technical, management and leadership skills through a combination of structured mentoring and in-role learning. Training and development will be managed according to a syllabus encompassing the overarching bp One Engineering programme, and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) professional engineer competency framework (UK-SPEC).
Examples of activities you could be involved in include:-
In this role your primary responsibilities will be:
You’ll become part of an organisation committed to a diverse, energetic and inclusive culture that thrives on open, transparent and constructive feedback! You’ll have a good understanding of scientific and electrical principles, be dedicated, enthusiastic, committed, and motivated to succeed. From the beginning you’ll be expected to act as a leader, prepared to speak up, and demonstrate a sincere commitment bp’s values.
For this graduate role, you will need to be in your final year of study or have completed your Masters degree. It would also be expected that you can demonstrate some knowledge and awareness of, but certainly a curiosity about current and emerging energy transition solution themes for such as Renewables, Storage, and Electrification.
We support our graduates to get professional accreditation and become chartered engineers. Therefore, it’s essential that your degree is accredited to MEng (or equivalent) level. To find out if your degree is accredited, please visit the links below. If you don’t find your degree within the links and know it is accredited, then please continue to submit your application, and we can confirm this for you.
You will likely be located in one of our main UK hubs in London or Pangbourne.
Please note: you can only apply to 1 bp early careers opportunity globally per academic year. If you make multiple applications within the same academic year then we will only process the first application you make, and you’ll be withdrawn from any subsequent applications.
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Negligible travel should be expected with this role
This role is a rotational position (across locations)
This position is a hybrid of office/remote working
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