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About Schlumberger

With a hard-won reputation rooted in science and expertise, and commitment to innovation, we’re the world’s leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry.

Working globally, we invent, design, engineer, apply, and maintain technologies that help our customers find and produce oil and gas more efficiently and safely.

Founded in 1926, the company takes its name from Conrad and Marcel Schlumberger, brothers who transformed the energy industry with the revolutionary idea of using electrical measurements to map subsurface rock formations.

We employ around 110,000 people representing more than 140 nationalities and work in more than 85 countries. We leverage strong local experience and work hard to attract, retain, and develop diverse and exceptional talent.

At Schlumberger, you will be encouraged to share your ideas and make an impact wherever you can. Join us today to shape your own success and realize your full potential!

About our internships

Working with us, your job begins the day you’re hired, with the opportunity to have early responsibility, including as an intern. This makes every day different: Whether you’re dealing directly with customers, maintaining multimillion-dollar tools, or designing solutions to further improve our technology, you’ll always be exposed to interesting and challenging opportunities.

Internships at our Research, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Sustaining centres present you with real industry problems and a chance to make an impact. You’ll work within a team of highly qualified experts for anywhere from 3 months to 1 year. Our work is multidisciplinary, so we recruit engineers and scientists from a variety of backgrounds with strong technical skills and a passion for their subject.

Interns are a vital part of Schlumberger, so you can rest assured that we will properly look after you! In exchange for all your hard work, we host events for interns across the country to meet, network, and have fun. We closely follow your progress, give you support, feedback, and plenty of opportunities to discuss and plan career options on a one-to-one basis with the graduate recruiting team.

At Schlumberger, you will be working globally, and within in the UK we have opportunities in Cambridge, Abingdon, Stonehouse, Aberdeen and Gatwick (London).

We recruit year-round. Applications are accepted from both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with a minimum 2:1 requirement in the following academic disciplines:

  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

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Schlumberger Latest Reviews

  • Engineering intern

    This was a great placement and I feel that it has transformed me from an academic to an engineer. I'm sure this will give me a great head start on other graduates when I start my first full time job...


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  • Student Intern

    I really enjoyed the placement in Schlumberger. I have learned a lot, and the working environment is very good....


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  • Student Research Intern

    My internship at Schlumberger was great! I got to learn a lot which I wouldn't have normally been able to in a university lab setting. It was definitely a steep learning curve, but my supervisor was extremely helpful and every aspect of the job was interesting!...


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Schlumberger Latest Case Study

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Mechanical Engineering Intern

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Mechanical Engineering MEng (with sandwich year)

A highlight for me was the ability to take on so much responsibility within such a major company, and the opportunity to learn in such a hands-on way.

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Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

2:1 (Two One)

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