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bp Applied Sciences Graduate Programme (2024)

bp Applied Sciences Graduate Programme (2024)

  • Location Singapore - Singapore
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Research & Technology Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ068462
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

Research & Technology Group

Job Summary:

Grade J

Responsible for supporting analytical activities through the timely, efficient and accurate provision of experimental data, delivering conclusions and recommendations to provide quality assurance and product compliance, while assuring BP's HSSE standards and procedures are followed.

Job Description:

Be part of reimaging energy


At bp, we have one thing on our mind – the energy of tomorrow. We’re helping the world get to net zero with the ambition of being a net zero company by 2050 and our early careers hires are integral to achieving this. As future leaders and technical experts, we need fresh thinking, curiosity, and a solution focus mindset to reimagine energyThat’s where you come in! 


About bp 

We bring with us over 100 years of experience steeped in the world of energy. More than a century defined by two core commodities, oil and gas, brings us to a pivotal point where we are transforming from an international oil company producing resources to an integrated energy company delivering solutions for customers. We want to move fast but will do so with real discipline and care – keeping our focus on safety and performance while we transform, delivering long-term value for our stakeholders. Our early careers hires help build an agile, innovative, and efficient bp; a purpose-driven, digitally enabled, fully integrated organization. 


Applied Sciences is where bp’s physical research and development work happens; we cover the science behind everything bp does. We are leading scientists and engineers who work in an inclusive and creative environment to innovate across boundaries. We work to drive value up and carbon down in support of bp’s net zero and growth ambition. We lead scientific innovation right through the lifecycle - from research, product development, demonstration, technical scale-up, commercialization and support for users in the real world.

Applied sciences is integrated with our customer groups, providing differentiated bp fuels & Castrol products to meet the market needs.  It leads the longer-term technology agenda, identifying emerging trends and innovating to develop energy pathways and platforms (e.g. innovative low carbon and bio process solutions) that will provide the future pipeline for our net zero transition. 

About the programme

The applied sciences graduate program will operate in a flexible model that allow graduates to experience the breadth of applied sciences, e.g.: mission-led placements within the AsPac region over a period of three years. The graduate programme lasts for 3 years, involving a rotation every year. The first year of the programme commences in Singapore.


Below is an outline of the activity sets and purpose for our applied science graduate programme:

  • Research & innovation - deep scientific and engineering knowledge and tools to deliver differentiated capability and unlock competitive advantage. 

  • Analytics, testing & modelling - provide innovative performance and analytical testing and investigational analysis for applied sciences.  

  • Product development & QualityAssurance- develop and deliver next generation products to meet needs of selected markets/customers. 

  • Technical support - lead interface with markets to deploy products/services and underpin technical support offer. 

  • Technology Deployment – support the definition of the technology innovation pipeline and product activations for the markets.

  • Global product stewardship- manage all aspects of product life cycle compliance. 

  • Intellectual asset management - ensure intellectual property is secured and leveraged to optimize value. 

  • Demonstration & commercialize- in-house capability to rapidly convert successful pilots into commercial options. 

To be eligible for the Applied Sciences Graduate Programme program you should:

  • be currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemistry (electrochemistry, physical chemistry, organic/inorganic chemistry or material science, computational sciences) 

  • be in your final year of study, graduating between December 2023 and July 2024 or graduated in the last one year

  • hold the rights to work in Singapore

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Advanced spectroscopies, Advanced spectroscopies, Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Separation Science, Analytical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Courage, Data Analysis, Data Management, Digital fluency, Excellence, Experimental Design, Formulated product testing, Formulation Deployment, Formulation design, Imaging Techniques, Incident investigation and learning, Industry technology knowledge, Instrument maintenance, Intellectual Asset Management, Knowledge Sharing, Laboratory Operations, Product Development, Quality conformance {+ 8 more}

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, 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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