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Graduate programmes

Joining one of our programmes, you’ll enjoy real responsibility from day one and the freedom to choose your own path

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Use our candidate matching tool to see what position is right for you and complete the online application.

 

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applications within the same academic year, then we will only process the first application you make, and you’ll be withdrawn from any subsequent applications.

Applications for this programme are now closed.

Graduate programmes

bp Southern Africa offers graduate opportunities in the fascinating world of customer and products.

 

Our 2024 graduate recruitment programme offers challenging and exciting opportunities to help develop your career in one of following disciplines:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Industrial engineering and information systems
  • Marketing, sales, and communications
  • Industrial psychology
  • Supply chain and economics

By joining bp early careers programme, graduates will follow a structured development offer to accelerate the acquisition of foundational technical skills, experience and knowledge, and application in the business world. The programme supports transition from university to discipline professional and provides a framework of ‘non-technical’ skills to support building personal effectiveness skills. 

Upcoming events

You will have the opportunity to hear from our recruiters and discipline representatives, ask those important questions.

 

 

Rewards and benefits

Rewards and benefits
  • A competitive salary based on the experience you bring and your academic qualifications.
  • Health and retirement plans
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid vacation days and public holidays, plus special leave for big life occasions like getting married.
  • Access to great facilities, including gyms and wellness centres.
  • Professional guidance and support on issues like legal queries, health, wellbeing and bereavement.

Requirements

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  • Less than one year of post-qualification experience in addition to an honor’s degree in a relevant subject.
  • Degree from a recognized university
  • Good academic record (averaging 65%)
  • Legally authorized to work in South Africa
  • Ability to work under pressure and strong leadership, interpersonal and team working skills.

Have a question or need some help?

Please contact our early careers team at EarlyCareers@bp.com