• Student - Geoscience

    Location CA-AB-Calgary
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    Asset Team/Group
    HR Business Partners
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  • About Cenovus

    We're a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company headquartered in Calgary. We're committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing our assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way.


    Our Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S refineries.


    Our shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.

    About this Opportunity

    Cenovus is looking for highly motivated and ambitious Geoscience students to join our team. We are looking for individuals who can bring fresh ideas to the table, and who are willing to learn from some of the industry's most innovative and talented people. If this is you, consider applying for one of our student positions.

    Work Environment

    This is a 4 month term position beginning in May 2019 and will be based in our Calgary head office.  


    • Complete an Exploration or Exploitation project, under the guidance of a mentor geoscientist, to directly support of Cenovus’s current business plan
    • Participate in project work that will contribute to your geotechnical development in areas may include stratigraphic interpretation, core description and analysis, well log analysis, geological mapping, seismic interpretation, and hydrocarbon volumetric analysis. Cross disciplinary development will be encouraged as well as business awareness of the oil and gas industry
    • Complete formal courses including field trips to aid in your technical development


    • Legally entitled to work in Canada for the duration of your work term; able to produce documentation (e.g. work visa)
    • Available to begin work May 2019
    • Currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate studies in a geosciences program at an accredited post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies after the work term
    • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Attached copies of your transcripts
    • Expected graduation date: Winter 2019 or later
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Critical thinker and ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced, high-performing, team environment
    • Flexible to changing work demands and ability to prioritize
    • Innovative, with a strong desire to learn and the ability to encourage new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutions
    • Demonstrates collaboration by actively seeking out diverse people and organizations to collectively achieve business goals
    • Strong computer knowledge of MS Office Suite

    Other skills

    • Experience with subsurface geotechnical applications would be an asset

    To Apply, Click on Link Below

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