Welcome to ConocoPhillips, where innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. Come realize your full potential here.

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 14 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary:

Geoscientists have the potential to make huge impacts on the company's success by contributing to the discovery of oil or gas fields and by enhancing the development of existing fields. Remaining global reserves will be complex and challenging to exploit and will require creative problem-solvers who have the passion and skills to address complex business needs.

At ConocoPhillips, geoscientists have the opportunity to use leading-edge software and techniques to synthesize diverse types of subsurface data into innovative concepts that aid in the discovery and production of hydrocarbons. Geoscientists collaborate with team members from diverse disciplines, including engineers, land professionals, and economists, to make strategic business decisions.

Full-time positions are available in Exploration & Production (E&P). Assignments will typically be at one of our sites located in Alaska or Texas.

Job Description:

Responsibilities may include:

  • Interpreting geoscience and related data, such as well logs, seismic data, cores, and geochemical data, to help explore for or develop hydrocarbons for production

  • Applying geoscience interpretations to predict the chance of success and potential size of projects ranging from frontier exploration to field development in a variety of global locations

  • Guiding programs such as drilling, formation evaluation, seismic data acquisition and processing

  • Development and recompletion opportunities in various conventional and unconventional resource plays

  • Unconventional facies and rock type modeling for hydraulic fracturing analysis

  • Partnering with other disciplines within the company to provide geoscience input impacting business decisions

  • Representing the company while working with partners and government representatives


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer and/or education institution

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering or closely related technical field or foreign equivalent

  • Master's degree or higher in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering or a closely related technical field or foreign equivalent

  • Current level in college: Graduate Student

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2023 through Spring/Fall 2024


  • Willing to work in either of these locations: Anchorage, Alaska or Midland or Houston, Texas

  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale

  • Previous internships or co-op's in an energy related field

  • Either geophysical focus with strong geological skills, or geological focus with strong analytical/quantitative skills

  • Personal drive for geological or geophysical technical excellence

  • Ability to generate effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

  • Develops strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across the matrix/organizational boundaries to achieve business goals

ConocoPhillips will conduct interviews at many universities in the U.S. during the Fall of 2023 . Please check with your university career services to find out if and when we will be visiting your campus. If ConocoPhillips is interviewing on your campus, you must register with your career service office and complete your online application prior to the university deadlines to be considered for these interviews. If we are not making a visit to your campus and you are selected for an interview, our recruiters will contact you directly to schedule the interview.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 31, 2023 .

Job Posting End Date:

October 31, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.