Geoscience Graduate - 2023


Leatherhead, SRY, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil



More than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do. We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change. 


ExxonMobil is interested in finding outstanding scientists who have a strong fundamental background in the earth sciences, physical sciences, or mathematics. We have a broad range of problems to solve and are interested in geoscientists with and without prior work experience. We are looking to fill intern and graduate positions.
In short, ExxonMobil is a great place to start and to build a career. Crucially, we offer our graduates real jobs from day one, with opportunities aligned to your professional and personal development, and our graduate development programme provides you with an in-depth introduction to the company.

What’s in it for you?


We start as we mean to go on. There will be structured training programmes, designed to give you solid foundations in both technical, management and behavioural skills, with ongoing support and development throughout your career. 


You will also receive:


  • Competitive starting salary
  • Generous resettlement allowance
  • Defined Benefit Pension scheme
  • Share incentive plan
  • Private healthcare for employees and their families 

What would you be doing?


ExxonMobil geoscientists are deployed across the Upstream, Low Carbon Solutions and Technology & Engineering companies to support the Corporation's goal of providing global energy solutions while advancing effective solutions to address climate change. You can expect to have a career working multiple assignments in traditional oil and gas exploration, production and research, as well as the emerging field of low carbon solutions, including carbon capture and storage and providing hydrogen-based solutions, etc.


Assignments will give you the opportunity to acquire these skills through on-the-job experience and training over the span of your career.

What are we looking for?


Ability to integrate knowledge, varied data sets, analogues and ideas to solve geological problems to support the business. Provide sound judgment, timeliness and aptitude in application of geoscience tools and techniques; and desire to maintain competitive advantage through advanced training and superior technological understanding.
There is a requirement for demonstrable leadership skills, adaptability, teamwork, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to high safety and ethical standards.  In addition, candidates should be able to work effectively within and across diverse team environments.   


Job Requirements 


  • Candidates should have recently completed or be pursuing a BSc, MSc, Msci and/or PhD in Environmental studies, Geoscience, Geophysics, Sustainable energy or Physics (or related fields).

  • Candidates must be graduating in 2023, or have graduated in the last 3 years.

  • Candidates must have at least a 2:1 or equivalent degree in Environmental studies, Geoscience, Geophysics, Sustainable energy or Physics (or related fields).

  • Relevant work experience would be advantageous, but is not essential.


Internships are usually around 12 week’s duration, and located at our offices in Leatherhead.

What are the next steps?


If you are Interested, you can apply now.


The closing date for this opportunity is Sunday 13 November 2022, at which point we will commence our assessment process. If your application is not successful at any stage we will let you know as soon as we can.


ExxonMobil recognises that recruiting and developing the right people is key to our success and so we look for applicants who demonstrate the right skills, attitudes, capability and potential. Our processes are designed to be robust, engaging and consistent.



Conditions of Employment

Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

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