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Research & Development Assistant - Student January 2020


St Johns, NL, CA

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job description


What we look for:

ExxonMobil Canada is looking for a highly motivated student to join our Research and Development (R&D) team.  


Job summary:

The work-term will include:

  • Project Contract Management and Project Execution with specialized focus on joint interest R&D programs
  • Stewardship of commitments, expenditures, R&D project contracts as well as project milestones
  • Commercial risk assessments of R&D contracts and agreements and Information Management specific to R&D


The work-term position will provide excellent opportunities to:

  • Gain experience in project management and contract execution of research programs as well as joint industry projects within the Oil & Gas sector
  • Participate in organization’s broad engagement with internal and external stakeholders in R&D
  • Support review of R&D project deliverables including technology development and commercialization milestones





  • University Engineering or Commerce student available for a work term beginning in January 2020
  • Currently enrolled in a University Engineering or Commerce program and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application



  • Self-motivated, willingness to learn, attention to detail and demonstrated leadership
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Start date: January 2020

Work term: 4 months

Location: St. John's, NL


Your benefits

  • Successful networking and mentoring programs – enable you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Continuous learning environment – encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities improve your knowledge of Excel functionality, increase your understanding of Oil & Gas industry, sharpen your analytical and time management skills
Who we are

The need for energy is a very real economic issue. It affects literally everyone–everywhere in the world. At ExxonMobil Canada, we are proud to bring together a highly talented and diverse workforce eager to take on and solve the world’s toughest energy challenges.


Other considerations


  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  •  In accordance with the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, first consideration for employment will be given to qualified persons who meet the residency requirements of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador set out in the Elections Act, 1991, S.N.L. 1992 c. E-3.1.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline:  September 22, 2019



ExxonMobil Canada is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, ExxonMobil may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions within the Company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including Imperial and affiliates of ExxonMobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.  

Job Segment: Engineer, Research Assistant, Project Manager, R&D, Research, Engineering, Technology

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