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Graduate - Technology innovation

Graduate - Technology innovation

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 130771BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Choose to join bp and you’ll be on the front line of the energy transition to net zero carbon, collaborating with world-class technologists, engineers, and disrupters to reimagine energy and carve out a career packed with purpose, passion, and learning.

About the roles
Digital Science and Innovation (DS&I) applies leading edge digital capabilities to the energy transition challenge. Our measure of performance is the business adoption of new digital technologies. Although relatively small, DS&I is world class in reach, processes, activities, and results. It works with external organizations, from academia, start-ups, and big tech companies, and consequently operates across the full context of external digital and business innovation. Examples of the range of frontier technologies we work with include AI, robotics, quantum, distributed ledger, and digital twin.

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to encouraging an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

As a new graduate (or an intern), you will help shape the future of bp, as part of a team which combines innovation, business development and relationship management. You will be working with highly technical people engaged in leading edge innovative activities that can be inherently entrepreneurial and unstructured.

We are looking for people who like working at-pace and love to think creatively. On joining you will;

  • Be embedded in the digital science team responsible for the identification and application of range of emerging digital technologies.

  • Learn new technologies, platforms, approaches, and techniques and what drives digital innovation.

  • Experiment with new technologies and learn to identify new innovative business solutions.

We will help you along your way, but you possess a spark that drives you forward and are energized by operating with a degree of autonomy!


  • To apply for this role, you'll need a 2:1 degree, or equivalent, in computer science or STEM subjects including Maths, Statistics or various engineering or science degrees.

  • You’ll also need to be in your final year of study or have completed your degree.

Desirable criteria

  • Ability to rapidly grasp new concepts, achieve a high-level familiarity with new technologies and sense their application

  • Ability to translate ideas and concepts into business opportunities and successful technology adoptions

  • Strong entrepreneurial drive and curiosity; persistence in following up opportunities

  • Problem solving skills to meet demanding challenges that don’t readily lend themselves to traditional digital solutions.

  • Teamwork skills and willingness to actively help others.

  • Ability to communicate and influence others.

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you're calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149.

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status

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