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Intern programmes

Every November, we invite students to apply for our paid business, engineering and science internships.

Our 10 week structured vacation internship programmes run through the summer and are a great taster of what it is like to work on real projects and deliver real results

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Rewards and benefits

Rewards and benefits
  • Highly competitive salary and bonuses
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal development and training
  • Four days’ leave, plus any public holidays
  • A company shuttle bus to remote sites
  • Free lunch


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  • Specific requirements vary across business areas and disciplines.
  • Strong academic background
  • Relevant bachelor and/or master’s degree
  • Azerbaijani citizenship
  • 2022 graduates will be considered for the programme.

Application process

View our application process so that you know what to expect at each step

Step 1: English language test
The first step of the assessment process will be an English language testTests will be conducted between January and February subject to the discipline you applied for.
Step 2: situational judgement questionnaire
Candidates who pass the English language assessment will receive an invitation to complete an online Situational Judgement Questionnaire (SJQ).  This assessment will be conducted during the second half of January – beginning of February.
Step 3: ability testing
Subject to the results of the Situational Judgement Questionnaire assessment, an ability test may be conducted for your chosen discipline. If testing is required, you will receive an invitation between February and early March for a supervised ability test developed by Saville Consulting Company from IRES.
Step 4: interview stage and group exercise
Between March and April depending on your chosen discipline, successful candidates will then be invited to technical and behavioural interviews and partake in a group exercise
Take a look at our hints and tips from graduates and the recruitment team. 

Summer Intern Showcase

Our interns can participate in a competition called Summer Intern Showcase. The competition is designed to give interns an opportunity to share their projects and ideas with the wider bp community. All the teams demonstrate how their work supports safety and risk management, business impact and technical excellence.


For any additional information, you can email the recruitment team at grads&interns@bp.com