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Graduates and students 

Join our award-winning program for more opportunities, earlier in your career.

Bright minds challenge us to be better. Be part of the energy solution through our graduate and summer vacation program. 

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in our graduate cohort
50 %
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development through our award-winning Action Learning Program
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Graduate Development Program 

Join our three-year Graduate Development Program 
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Summer Vacation Program
About the Program 

We are looking for students who have a passion for learning and can demonstrate academic ability to see first-hand what it is like to work at Australia's leading natural gas producer prior to graduation.

Gain insight into working within an innovative and dynamic multi-disciplined organisation.

Our 12-week program provides you with: 

  • The chance to be assessed for a position on our Graduate Development Program
  • Insight into our culture and exposure to our top professionals.
  • Valuable and extensive on the job work experience
  • Practical experience to build on your theoretical knowledge
  • The support of a graduate buddy and your supervisor

You might even see our operations first-hand through a placement in Karratha or a potential site visit to any of our operations.  

What discipline should I apply for?

Explore our disciplines and try out our new degree matcher here. Find the perfect role for you.

Eligibility 

Our Summer Vacation Program is designed for students completing their university studies in Australia and for Australian’s furthering their study internationally. 

We are looking for students who have a passion for learning and can demonstrate academic ability. 

You are eligible to apply to our Summer Vacation Program if you are:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.
  • An international student currently studying and residing in Australia with unrestricted Australian working rights over the summer vacation period.
  • You can be studying an Undergraduate, Honours, Post Graduate, Masters or PHD
  • In your penultimate (second to last) or final year of university.

For all queries regarding eligibility, please contact us via email at [email protected].

Dates 

Applications for the Summer Vacation Program are now closed.

The 12-week program will commence late November and finish mid-February located in our Head Office in Perth WA, or a placement in Karratha WA.  

Accounting and Finance students are offered a choice of a December or January placement with a duration of 4 weeks. 

This is a paid work experience opportunity with accommodation and return travel provided to applicants residing outside of Perth. 

Application Process

1. Online Application

All applications are to be submitted to our online portal. Applications that are emailed will not be considered. The online application form gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself. 

You will need to attach a copy of your current resume, a copy of your current academic transcript/statement of results to date and evidence of your ability to work in Australia for the 12 week period. 

2. Online Abilities Test

Once you have submitted your application, you may be invited to progress to the next stage which is an online abilities and safety aptitude test. A link to the test will be emailed to you prior to the applications closing date.

3. Interview

If you progress to this stage, you will be invited to attend a virtual interview.

4. Second interview

If you progress to this stage, you will be invited to attend a second virtual/or face to face interview.

5. Due Diligence

Our due diligence stage may include, but is not limited to, a national criminal record check, sanctions check, anti-money laundering check, academic record/qualification check and drug and alcohol screen.  

6. Offer

If you have been successful in steps 1 to 4, and are selected to be offered a position on our program, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to extend a formal offer.  

Apprenticeships and Trainees
Woodside Apprenticeship and Trainee Program
Woodside is committed to providing employment and training opportunities for local youth and helping them gain the skills needed for future careers in the sector. Each year we search for motivated young people to join our operations team.

 

Learn more here.

Better Future Pathways


Our Better Future Pathways program is for students who are earlier in their university studies.

We are excited for the first time to extend our Summer Vacation experience to students early in their studies. If your passionate about working with us and your degree is in a relevant field join our talent community to be part of our summer experience from your first year!

Please submit an expression on interest to our Better Future Pathway, today!

We currently have active opportunities for:

  1. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students 
  2. Robotics
  3. Instrument, Controls & Electrical Engineering
  4. Marine Engineering

Woodside is proud to embrace diversity in our Graduate and Summer Vacation Programs. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at any stage of their university journey, and for a breath of degree pathways - apply to join our talent community today!

Eligibility:

  • We are looking for students who have passion for learning, innovation and creative problem solving.
  • Currently studying at an Australian university in any year level besides penultimate or final year.
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.
  • An international student currently studying and residing in Australia with unrestricted Australian working rights.

Dates:

The Summer Vacation opportunity is a 12-week program will commence late November and finish mid-February located in our Head Office in Perth WA.

Dates for alternate placement opportunities will vary depending on the specific opportunity.

 

Application Process: 

Please submit your expression of interest here

If a work experience opportunity relevant to your field of study becomes available, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity and the next stages of the selection process.  

 

Professional Development Program - Myanmar nationals

Our Myanmar Professional Development Program is an opportunity for Myanmar nationals, currently studying at Australian-based universities, to complete summer vacation employment with Woodside in Perth.

You are eligible for the Myanmar Professional Development Program if you are:

  • A Myanmar national
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at an Australian university
  • Have a valid right to live, work and study in Australia
  • Have demonstrated workplace English language competency.

Through this Program, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable technical, business and career development skills through vacation employment with Australia's largest oil and gas producer. The Program is integrated with the Summer Vacation Program and offers the same benefits including support by a graduate buddy and technical mentor and inclusion in our dynamic graduate community.

Applications

Applications for the 2020/2021 Professional Development Program will open early August 2020.


Application​ Process

Online Application

All applications are to be submitted to our online portal. Applications that are emailed will not be considered. The online application form gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself.

You will need to attach a copy of your current resume, a copy of your current academic transcript/statement of results to date and evidence of your ability to work in Australia for the 12-week period.

Telephone Screen

If your application progresses past the initial selection stage, a Woodside representative will contact you to conduct a short telephone conversation to explore your interest in joining the program.

Interview

If you are successful in steps you will be invited to attend a virtual interview and/or group assessment centre.

Due Diligence

Our due diligence stage may include but is not limited to, a national criminal record check, sanctions check, academic record/qualification check and reference checking.

Offer

If you have been successful in steps one to four, and we would like to offer you a position on our program, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to extend a formal offer.

 

 

 

Professional Development Program - Timor-Leste nationals

We offer the opportunity for Timor-Leste nationals, currently studying at Australian-based universities, to complete summer vacation employment with Woodside in Perth.

You are eligible for the Timor-Leste Professional Development Program if you are:

  • A Timor-Leste national
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at an Australian university
  • Have a valid right to live, work and study in Australia
  • Have demonstrated workplace English language competency.

Through this Program, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable technical, business and career development skills through vacation employment with Australia’s largest oil and gas producer. The Program is integrated with the Summer Vacation Program and offers the same benefits including support by a graduate buddy and technical mentor and inclusion in our dynamic graduate community.

Applications

Applications for the 2020/2021 Professional Development Program will open early August 2020.

Application​ Process

Online Application

All applications are to be submitted to our online portal. Applications that are emailed will not be considered. The online application form gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself.

You will need to attach a copy of your current resume, a copy of your current academic transcript/statement of results to date and evidence of your ability to work in Australia for the 12-week period.

Telephone Screen

If your application progresses past the initial selection stage, a Woodside representative will contact you to conduct a short telephone conversation to explore your interest in joining the program.

Interview

If you are successful in steps you will be invited to attend a virtual interview and/or group assessment centre.

Due Diligence

Our due diligence stage may include but is not limited to, a national criminal record check, sanctions check, academic record/qualification check and reference checking.

Offer

If you have been successful in steps one to four, and we would like to offer you a position on our program, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to extend a formal offer.


Be part of a better future

We support the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global temperature rises to well below 2°C and its implicit goal of net zero by 2050 for developed countries. 

 

Our aim is to be net zero in our direct emissions by 2050 and to create a better future by developing new energy businesses and low carbon solutions.

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