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ConocoPhillips Intern, Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering 2020 in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Intern, Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering 2020


Job Number: 00SJU

Position Summary

Current internship positions available in our Lower 48 and Alaska organizations. Dependent upon your assignment, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) either as an Environmental Engineering Intern or Health & Safety Intern, you will be responsible as described.

Health & Safety Internships

The primary function of a HSE Summer Intern is to provide HSE support for an operational location or organization. Field based activities may include conducting audits, participating in incident investigations, performing industrial hygiene or environmental monitoring, preparing HSE meeting material, participating in emergency response activities, and other duties as assigned. Our Interns lead by example and contribute directly to positive HSE performance and culture through visible action, high standards and commitment to safe work practices.

Assignments will typically be at one of our sites located in Anchorage, Alaska or Houston, Texas. Typical length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Implement action plans to drive a positive HSE culture and improve the quality and effectiveness of core HSE programs, HSE Management Systems and programs

  • Provide field HSE support for designated events and projects as directed by your HSE supervisor

  • Demonstrate a commitment to establishing and meeting HSE performance targets and generate ideas for continuous HSE performance improvement

  • Understand and manage the hazards and risks associated with your role and other risks that can impact our organizational objectives

  • Evaluation of hazards, exposures, and general impacts associated with operation of process equipment, facilities, and projects including large-scale construction within an existing facility

  • Completion of technical documentation and training and support for operations/field personnel in regulatory/policy compliance

  • Development and implementation of plans, programs, and procedures guiding regulatory compliance, proper and safe operations, and prevention of undesired consequences

  • Preparation and submission of internal and external reports and related documentation, including formal presentations to small and large groups

  • Identification and qualification of outside resources and services

  • Lead or participate in incident investigations, field audits and other incident causation and prevention activities

  • Participate in emergency planning and response activities

Our Company

At ConocoPhillips innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. We are the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production company and we don’t hire just the GPA, we hire the person who earned it.

We strive to represent and reflect the global communities in which we live and work. To deliver superior performance, we create an inclusive environment that respects the contributions and differences of every individual. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation throughout our company, and we all play a role in giving our company a competitive business advantage.

Health, Safety and Environment

ConocoPhillips is committed to a standard of excellence which ensures that all projects, products and processes are handled to protect safety and health, as well as minimize impact on the environment. Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) objectives are updated each year as a measure of our employees’ performance. We consistently strive for a goal of zero occupational injuries, illnesses and incidents in our workplace and communities.

The HSE team also ensures that all work is conducted in an environmentally and socially responsible manner through sustainable development activities. ConocoPhillips believes in operating our business in a way that promotes economic growth, a healthy environment and vibrant communities, now and into the future.

Health, Safety and Environment employees contribute to the success of the business by ensuring that all projects, products and processes are managed through their life cycles to protect safety and health and minimize the impact on the environment. We work and live by our motto: No job is so urgent or important that we cannot take the time to perform it safely.



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee and will not need sponsorship now or in the future

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or related technical field or foreign equivalent

  • Current level in college: Sophomore through Graduate Student

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2020 through Spring/Fall 2022

  • A minimum of ten (10) continuous weeks’ availability for internship


  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

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

  • Proficient in Microsoft office products

  • 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 on-site interviews at many universities in the U.S. during the Fall of 2019 . 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 on-site interviews. If we are not making a site 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 and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 31, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F (F1-Academic Student), G, H (H1-B), I, J, L, M (M1-Vocational Student), NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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.

Job Function: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Intern, Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering 2020