bp offers three programs designed specifically for university students – bp scholars program, bp STEP and the trading and shipping sophomore experience. Participants will get the opportunity to hear from the brightest minds in bp and learn from their experience as leaders in a global company, participate in case competitions, and gain insight into internships and careers in the energy industry.
Explore our early engagement programs to see which one is right for you.
The application process for this year’s early engagement programs will begin in February 2021. If you are interested in participating, please check back at that time. To learn more about all of our early careers opportunities, we encourage you to join our Talent Community.
All hotel accommodations and travel expenses within the United States will be provided by bp.
bp knows you’re the future of the energy industry, and we believe in the investment of your education. That’s why we’re looking for high-achieving students to join our scholarship program. Current college freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply for a chance to be selected for a $5,000 scholarship toward your tuition!
Are you looking to develop your networking and leadership skills outside of the classroom? bp STEP is our four-day leadership development program designed to give you the skills you need for a successful career.
Students may only select one program date and apply to either Sophomore Experience or bp STEP program.
Do you have a strong interest in the financial markets and trading? Sophomore experience is a unique opportunity that offers a deep-dive into the world of commodity trading and risk management in the energy industry within bp’s trading & shipping business in Houston or Chicago.
Students may only select one program date and apply to either sophomore experience or bp STEP program.