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ConocoPhillips Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2022 in MIDLAND, Texas

Title: Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2022


Job Number: 00U4V

Position Summary

Geosciences Interns will interpret subsurface geoscience and related data to help with our hydrocarbon exploration and development projects. You will work with a mentor and a group of other professionals in a business unit to make recommendations for further activities related to basin studies, exploration plays, prospects or field development.

All of our interns will have the opportunity to interact with other interns and ConocoPhillips professionals working on a variety of projects to learn about additional aspects of the industry. In some cases, short courses or field trips may be part of your experience.

Current internship positions are available in our Exploration and Lower 48 organizations. Assignments will be in person only and typically at one of our sites located in Midland, Texas or Houston, Texas. Typical length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.

Responsibilities may include:

  • 3D seismic interpretation of fault juxtaposition to predict trap geometry and size

  • Sequence stratigraphic interpretation of an exciting new exploration play

  • Detailed 3D seismic interpretation of known fields to select prospective drilling locations

  • Prospect generation and well proposals in a variety of global locations

  • Development and re-completion opportunities in various conventional and unconventional resource plays

  • Unconventional facies and rock type modeling for hydraulic fracturing analysis

Our Company

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 17 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.



  • 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

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

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

  • Current level in college: Graduate Student

  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2022 or later

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


  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale

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

  • Geological focus with strong analytical/quantitative skills or Geophysical focus with strong Geological skills

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

  • Develops positive 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 2021 . 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, 2021 .

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

Line of Business: GEOSCIENCES

Title: Intern, Geology & Geophysics 2022