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Chevron Corporation technical disciplines - Chevron Aboriginal cadetship program expression of interest in Perth, Australia

who we are

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and through its Australian subsidiaries, has been present in Australia for more than 60 years.

Chevron Australia operates two of Australia’s largest natural gas developments – the Gorgon and Wheatstone Projects, manages an equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture and operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island.

With the ingenuity and commitment of thousands of people, Chevron Australia - headquartered in Perth – 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.

what is chevron’s aboriginal cadetship program?

Chevron’s Aboriginal Cadetship Program supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to successfully complete their university degree, and gain valuable work experience in a leading international liquefied natural gas (LNG) business. Chevron provides a study allowance and 12-weeks of paid vacation employment to students on the program.

Chevron’s Aboriginal Cadetship Program provides an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal students to commence a rewarding career in the energy and resource sector.

who we are looking for

We encourage applications from motivated and talented Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander university students with a keen interest in the oil and gas industry to apply for our Aboriginal Cadetship Program.

We are looking to hear from candidates from the following areas:

  • Engineering

  • Earth science – geology, geophysics

  • Data science

  • Information technology

To be eligible for the program you must:

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, and able to provide confirmation/proof of your heritage

  • Be enrolled for full time study at an Australian university and

  • Be available for full time employment from 23 November 2020 until 12 February 2021

what we can offer you

The Chevron Aboriginal Cadetship Program gives you the opportunity to participate in our industry-leading oil and gas projects while acquiring practical skills relevant to your field of study.

As a cadet with Chevron, you will receive:

  • 12-weeks paid vacation employment at Chevron Australia’s head office in Perth

  • Annual study allowance of $12,000

  • Annual books and equipment allowance of $1,000

  • Ongoing professional support and mentoring

  • Opportunity to be considered for Chevron’s Horizons Graduate Development Program upon completion of a relevant degree

Chevron puts people at the centre of everything we do — from protecting the safety and health of our people and the environment, to helping you succeed.

We provide ongoing education and training to help you cultivate your skills and expand your career within a diverse, supportive and collaborative workplace.

how to apply

Applications for Chevron Australia’s Aboriginal Cadetship Program are open from Tuesday 3 March to Sunday 17 May 2020. Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date.

Please ensure you attach your resume, a cover letter, a copy of your most recent academic transcript, and confirmation of Aboriginality*.

*Confirmation of Aboriginality is a letter, signed by an authorised representative of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander incorporated organisation (on letterhead or under a common seal), verifying that you:

  • Are of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;

  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and

  • Are accepted as such by the community in which you live or have lived.

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.