Santos recognises the strategic value in recruiting new talent at graduate level and provides excellent opportunities for growth and development through our graduate and vacation programs. Santos offers exciting opportunities for trade-based apprentices to work at our field operations.
Santos' Graduate Program provides accelerated career development incorporating on-the-job technical training and specialist development activities, including:
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Our Vacation Program is the main pathway to the Santos Graduate Program, however students can submit an Expression of Interest for additional positions that may arise via this link which is open outside of formal recruitment dates.
Students must be in the final year of their Honours degree in one of the following disciplines:
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Santos targets high-quality graduates who exemplify Santos' values and are committed to achieving commercial outcomes through technical excellence. Applicants will need to demonstrate effective communication skills and strong problem solving, analytical, time management and organisational abilities.
Our graduates are generally placed into our Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth head offices and have the opportunity to travel and work at our site locations throughout Australia. Later in their careers, high-calibre graduates may have the chance to live and work at our overseas locations.
Santos offers 12 weeks of vacation employment between November and February each year providing opportunities for students to enhance their personal development through hands-on experience, defined and challenging project work, structured performance feedback, and the delivery of a presentation on their project.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for the Vacation Program open on March 1 and must be registered online here.
Each intake will vary depending on business requirements at the time.
This opportunity is available to students who are currently in their penultimate year of undergraduate study in the following disciplines:
APPLICATIONS AND SELECTION
We require ALL applications to be registered online and these will be reviewed and shortlisted. See our website for application dates. Registrations will be received online when applications are open. Our structured selection process provides all candidates with the same opportunity to demonstrate our required attributes. This is achieved by utilising a consistent candidate evaluation process
Students have an opportunity to determine their interest in the oil and gas industry and the company has an opportunity to assess students for possible graduate positions in the following year.
Project work will generally be based in our Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth offices. Some projects will require students to travel to our site locations in South Australia and Queensland during the vacation placement.