ConocoPhillips Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2019 in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2019


Job Number: 00R3O

Position Summary

Geosciences Interns will interpret subsurface geoscience and related data to help with our hydrocarbon exploration and development projects. You will work with a mentor and a group of other professionals in a business unit to make

recommendations for further activities related to basin studies, exploration plays, prospects or field development.

All of our interns will have the opportunity to interact with other interns and ConocoPhillips professionals working on a variety of projects to learn about additional aspects of the industry. In some cases, short courses or field trips may be part of your experience.

Current internship positions are available in our Exploration and Lower 48 organizations. Assignments will typically be at one of our sites located in Alaska or Texas. Typical length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Responsibilities may include:

  • 3D seismic interpretation of fault juxtaposition to predict trap geometry and size

  • Sequence stratigraphic interpretation of an exciting new exploration play

  • Detailed 3D seismic interpretation of known fields to select prospective drilling locations

  • Prospect generation and well proposals in a variety of global locations

  • Development and recompletion opportunities in various conventional and unconventional resource plays

  • Unconventional facies and rock type modeling for hydraulic fracturing analysis

Click here to learn more about a day in the life of a Geosciences intern

Our Company

At ConocoPhillips innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. We are the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production company and we don’t hire just the GPA, we hire the person who earned it.

We strive to represent and reflect the global communities in which we live and work. To deliver superior performance, we create an inclusive environment that respects the contributions and differences of every individual. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation throughout our company, and we all play a role in giving our company a competitive business advantage.

As an intern, you may work alongside your peers on challenging short term projects enhancing your technical and business skills in a competitive, team-oriented environment. You will not only experience a sense of accomplishment, but also see the result of your individual contributions, adding to the overall success of ConocoPhillips. You will learn primarily through hands-on technical work and one-on-one mentoring by a subject matter expert on your specific project. With accessibility to mentors and other experienced professionals, you will merge into the ConocoPhillips culture, stretching your career horizons, placing you ahead of others who seek such experience and propelling you toward a promising career after graduation.



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1) and will not need sponsorship now or in the future

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a closely related technical field

  • Pursuing a Master's degree or higher in Geology, Geophysics, Applied Mathematics or closely related technical field

  • Current level in college: Graduate Student

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2019 or later

  • A minimum of ten (10) continuous weeks’ availability for internship


  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale

  • Previous internships or co-op's in an energy related field

  • Geological focus with strong analytical/quantitative skills or Geophysical focus with strong Geological skills

  • Ability to generate effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical.

  • Develops strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the matrix/organizational boundaries to achieve business goals.

ConocoPhillips will conduct on-site interviews at many universities in the U.S. during Fall of 2018. Please check with your university career services to find out if and when we will be visiting your campus. If ConocoPhillips is interviewing on your campus, you must register with your career service office and complete your online application prior to the university deadlines to be considered for these on-site interviews. If we are not making a site visit to your campus and you are selected for an interview, our recruiters will contact you directly to make arrangements.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 31, 2018.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F (F1-Academic Student), G, H (H1-B), I, J, L, M (M1-Vocational Student), NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2019