Chevron's MBA Commercial Development Program offers the opportunity to apply your skills and ingenuity to real world issues that face our business and influence how the world receives energy. The two-year program is designed to develop commercial expertise at Chevron by placing you in various business units to collaborate with our talented and diverse teams on challenging assignments. By developing your knowledge of our value chain and building a strong network across the enterprise, the program will enable you to have a global impact on our businesses and set you up for success.

Who we hire
What you’ll do
Where you’ll work
How to apply

Who we hire

Full-Time Program Recruiting Model: Internships

The following summarizes the recruiting model used for hiring full-time MBA Commercial Development Program members:

  • Hire MBA interns via an intensive behavioral and case interview, allowing Chevron and the candidate the opportunity to get to know each other (the internship serves us as an extended interview).
  • Make full-time program offers on the basis of the performance and behaviors observed during the summer internship.
  • Recruit for full-time program members in the Fall recruiting season only if not all the available full-time program positions are filled by returning interns.

We are looking for talented M.B.A. students with the following credentials:

  • Minimum 3 years prior work experience required, preferably in a commercial role and/or in the oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated exceptional performance through MBA Commercial Development Summer Internship Program.
  • Engineering or science undergraduate degree preferred, but not required.
  • Globally mobile and willing to relocate and accept assignments and rotations in domestic and international locations.
  • Demonstrated leadership, creativity, initiative, adaptability and diversity awareness.
  • Thrive in a collaborative and diverse team-based environment and have a strong desire to explore a variety of business areas.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills to develop creative and innovative solutions to complex business outcomes.
  • Aspire to become senior-level managers and have strong leadership and communication skills.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for positions within this program.


What you’ll do

The program is designed to expose you to our integrated value chain across the enterprise, and further develop your skills in the commercial job families:

  • Decision analysis
  • Strategy, planning and business analysis
  • Business development
  • Asset commercialization
  • Scheduling and logistics
  • Trading

During the two-year program, you will rotate through three or four assignments in the business groups listed below. While there is no pre-established sequence for your rotations, the first will likely be based in the United States. The path you follow will blend your interests and strengths with Chevron's business needs.

  • Corporate Business Development
  • Corporate Strategy and Planning
  • Downstream and Chemicals
  • Gas Commercialization
  • Gas and Midstream Headquarters
  • Pipe Line
  • Power and Energy Management
  • Shipping
  • Supply and Trading
  • Technology Ventures
  • Upstream

While in the program, you will receive guidance from a program manager as well as from a senior leader who will serve as your mentor. You will also receive regular performance feedback during each rotational assignment.


Where you’ll work

All MBA Commercial internships will be located in Houston, TX.

Energy is global, and Chevron operates across the world to meet this demand. Depending on your role and business needs, you may have rotational assignments in the following locations:

  • San Ramon, CA
  • Houston, TX
  • Covington, LA
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • United Kingdom
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

How to apply

To apply for an MBA Commercial Development Program internship or position, please look for us on campus or at one of the professional diversity conferences we attend.