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Chevron Corporation engineering - chevron intern program in Perth, Australia

Job Title: Engineering Intern

Role Type: Intern Program

Location: Perth, Australia

About the program

The Intern program provides students with 12 weeks of paid employment, giving you the opportunity to participate in the industry-leading oil and gas projects while acquiring practical skills relevant to your field of study.

We also provide education and training during the program to help cultivate your professional skills within a diverse, inclusive, supportive, and collaborative workplace.

We encourage candidates who self-identify as neurodivergent (Autistic, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Tourette's, etc.) to apply. The Intern Program is part of a Neurodiversity Inclusion Program and will include accommodations and support throughout.

About the role

Our engineering function is split up into 4 different streams:

  • Facilities engineering

  • Petroleum engineering

  • Wells engineering

  • Planning & reporting

Facilities Engineering:

Facilities engineers may assist specialist engineers with the resolution of technical issues impacting LNG plant performance and availability. This will include data collection and analysis in support of the offshore and onshore assets operated by Chevron.

You will be exposed to real world technical issues as well as the Chevron processes and systems used to analyse and determine the most realistic and commercially viable solutions.

You will gain a better understanding of the varied and extensive technical support required to keep these world class facilities operating at their optimal level.

Petroleum Engineering:

During the Intern Program, you will gain a better understanding of the role as a Petroleum Engineer within an integrated Subsurface Team supporting world-class operations and assist in evaluating reservoir and well performance and provide support to petroleum engineering field operations personnel responsible for monitoring and optimising well performance and integrity.

Throughout your placement, you will also be exposed to the routine management of gas production well operations, in order to maintain asset integrity and optimise resource recovery. You will learn how to utilise well condition monitoring and reservoir surveillance data, and how these can impact short and long term business decisions.

Wells Engineering:

You will have the opportunity to learn how a Wells department of a global oil and gas business supports projects of various complexities to meet the diverse needs of our stakeholders. You will also gain a better understanding of what a career as a Wells Drilling or Completion Engineer involves, and the opportunities it creates.

Planning & Reporting:

During the Intern Program, you will assist specialist engineers with the resolution of technical issues impacting plant performance. This will include data collection and analysis in support of the offshore and onshore assets operated by Chevron. You will also have detailed exposure to technical (metering etc), production data management, planning and production allocation processes.

These roles will be based in Chevron’s new building at One The Esplanade.

Eligibility / Requirements

To be eligible for the Engineering Intern Program applicants must be:

  • Studying one of the following engineering disciplines at a tertiary level (any year level):

  • Mechanical

  • Electrical

  • Chemical

  • Structural

  • Civil

  • Process

  • Reservoir

  • Materials

  • Corrosion

  • Mechatronics

  • Effective communication skills with strong analytical skills and a focus on teamwork and collaboration.

  • Available for the specified duration of employment from 27 November 2023 until 16 February 2024.

  • Eligible to legally work and live in Australia permanently.

  • Committed to Chevron’s values of diversity and inclusion, integrity and trust, high performance, partnership and protecting people and the environment.


  • Participate in world-leading energy projects, advance your professional development and begin your career within an inclusive, collaborative and high-performing workplace.

  • A commitment to supporting work-life balance with flexible working arrangements, optional hybrid working model including remote and in-office working, and a compressed working week (nine-day fortnight) where applicable.

  • Direct industry experience, gaining exposure through working across Chevron Australia’s world class energy production facilities.

  • Opportunities to attend multiple industry learning events to further your engineering and energy industry knowledge.

  • A competitive remuneration package.

  • Health and wellness offerings including fitness classes, gym access and mental health support.

Following completion of the 12-week intern program, students who consistently perform above expectations may be considered for full time graduate positions, where roles are available.

How to apply

Please ensure you attach your current resume, a cover letter and a copy of your academic transcript/statement of results to date (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) and click apply now.

Application dates

Applications for Chevron Australia’s 2023/24 Intern Program open on 27 February 2023 and close on 2 April 2023.

We reserve the right to amend or withdraw this posting prior to the advertised closing date.

About us

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and, through its Australian subsidiaries, has been present in Australia for 70 years.

Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Chevron Australia is the focal point of some of Chevron’s most exciting projects globally and our employment opportunities will put you on the frontline to help deliver crucial new energy to the world.

With the ingenuity and commitment of thousands of workers, Chevron Australia operates the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities as well as the world’s largest carbon capture and storage system ( at our Gorgon facility and Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island, Western Australia.

We also manage an equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture and continue to be a significant investor in exploration.

Chevron Australia Downstream delivers quality fuel products and services across Australia, operating or supplying a network of more than 360 retail locations, primarily under the Puma & Caltex brands, and an extensive 24-hour hour diesel stop network, as well as depots and seaboard terminals.

Our commitment to sustainability has never been stronger. We believe the future of energy is lower-carbon, and we are using our unique capabilities, assets, and expertise to deliver progress toward the global net-zero ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Within Chevron, our New Energies team ( is focused on areas where we believe we can build competitive advantages including in hydrogen, carbon capture and storage and offsets.

Together, we are creating enduring benefits that will help shape our economic future and spearhead Australia’s growing importance as a global energy supplier.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion statement

Chevron Australia values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, diverse cultures, and backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identities, and all age groups to apply.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.