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Geoscience Student


St. John's, NL, CA

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job description

On Canada's East Coast, ExxonMobil Canada is a leading company with working interests in three world class projects including Hibernia, Hebron, and Terra Nova, together with active exploration projects offshore Newfoundland. Moreover, offshore Nova Scotia, ExxonMobil Canada operates the Sable Offshore Energy Project.
As a student intern with ExxonMobil Canada, you will work with a dynamic and diverse team of Geoscientists, Geophysicists and Reservoir Engineers on a project either related to our production, development, or exploration East Coast portfolio. Working with our team you will have the opportunity to learn and apply geoscience principles and techniques, contribute to our project base and present your final work to our team.


Intern projects may include work related to:

  • Prospect identification/evaluation
  • Integrated seismic interpretation
  • Geologic mapping
  • Well log analysis
  • Development drilling/operations
  • Geologic model building


  • Geology or Geophysics student studying to achieve a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PHD degree in Geological Engineering
  • University student available for a work term beginning in 2020
  • Currently enrolled in a University program and returning to full-time studies after the work term

  • Your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills
  • Previous industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential



  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are required for all roles
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a team-based environment
  • Ability to apply sound scientific principles
  • Analytical problem-solving
  • Strong computer skills


Start date: 2020 (negotiable)

Work term: 4 months


Location: St. John's, NL

Your benefits
  • You will have the opportunity to work with teams of experienced employees
  • ExxonMobil supports and promotes a learning environment for all of our students, to utilize your current skills and develop new ones
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced, highly technical and professional work environment
  • Excellent mentorship from senior geoscientists
  • Interaction and communication with company experts from the ExxonMobil and Imperial Oil global organization
  • An opportunity to participate in conferences and training courses
  • Training and experience in state-of-the art vendor and ExxonMobil software and technology
  • A good work-life balance (e.g. flexible work hours, one Friday a month off work), as well as company-sponsored sports and social activities
  • An opportunity to learn about the geoscience career development process
  • Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify


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.  

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