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Intern - Finance (Junior) - Chicago, IL

Intern - Finance (Junior) - Chicago, IL

  • Location United States of America - Illinois - Chicago, United States of America - Kentucky - Louisville
  • 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 RQ068932
  • Experience level Entry
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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 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:

Our summer internship provides an excellent introduction to a multi-faceted global business. The internship program features exciting project work, combined with numerous learning and development opportunities. You will learn from some of the most dedicated professionals in Finance and work alongside co-workers in Marketing and Sales, Fuels Supply, and Strategy & Business Development. This dynamic business is fast-paced yet casual and conducive to learning and building new skills.

We develop each intern to be an integral part of the team’s success. Interns receive support from managers, mentors, and peers throughout the summer. While interacting with a variety of people, learn about our global business, and add unique value to our group through your work. This Finance internship supports our Customers & Products business.

Some of the wonderful things you’ll experience as a bp intern are:

  • 12-week internship
  • Competitive pay and retirement savings opportunities
  • bp provided corporate housing with furnished apartments
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Social events, lunch & learns and community service opportunities
  • “Chat with a Leader” sessions
  • Successful interns will be considered for a full-time role within our One Finance Program upon earning their degree. As a part of this program, you'll be able to build your experience through challenging development assignments, grow a toolkit of transferable skills for the future, and have a dedicated network of support to help you succeed.

Are you ready to ignite your potential with bp?
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.

Our summer internship program provides hands-on and career-specific experience working full-time. You will work on real projects that deliver tangible benefits and measurable results. Also, you will have the opportunity to learn about and help to solve some of the most important issues we face. You will experience genuine collaboration, and work alongside highly qualified and experienced colleagues, while you work on live projects and operations, using the latest equipment and technology. Our teams come from all kinds of different cultures and backgrounds – so a career at bp is always going to be exciting, substantial, and full of incredible opportunities.

Every year, we take interns studying a range of disciplines into our summer internship program, many of whom go on to join us full-time when they graduate.
Minimum Requirements 

  • A cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • bp will not support US Immigration sponsorship for intern, full-time or long-term employment
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute of higher learning
  • Geographically mobile and willing to relocate to Chicago, IL
  • Graduating December 2024 through May 2025

Preferred Requirements

  • Must be available for continuous 12-week period for duration of internship
  • Majoring in Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain/ Logistics/ Procurement
  • Working knowledge of excel, access and SharePoint
  • Students should be in the 3rd year of a four-year degree program or in the 4th year of a five-year program. Interns join us during the summer prior to their intended graduation year.
  • Internships are not available for students who have completed their degree or who will graduate prior to the conclusion of the internship

Please note: you can 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. 

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


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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