A World of Opportunity for Graduates

Woman standing holding a Chevron brochure.Are you ready to put your education to work? If you are, our dynamic Horizons graduate development program has been created specifically for you.

Horizons is a competency-based program available to new employees who have recently graduated from, or have less than five years experience in, selected disciplines. The program's main focus is the first five years of your journey, but the development and planning tools used in Horizons will be valuable throughout your career.

Horizons Philosophy

The Horizons program develops employee competency through technical training, assignments and mentoring. These three tenets will have a critical role in developing your career.

Horizons provides several benefits to both employees and Chevron including:

  • Attracting and retaining the best people.
  • Positioning employees to compete for a variety of global opportunities.
  • Providing clearly defined development plans that place employees on an accelerated path towards their career objectives.

All of these serve to strengthen organizational capability, thereby ensuring that Chevron has the resources, expertise, and transfer of knowledge to effectively meet the future business needs of the company.

Who is Eligible for the Horizons Program?

To be part of the five-year graduate program, you must have completed a relevant Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree, or have received this degree within the last five years.

You may be eligible if your educational background is in one or more of the following areas, which vary each year:

  • Drilling and completions engineering - Degree in mechanical, civil, petroleum, electrical, oil and gas or chemical engineering.
  • Earth science - Degree in geology or geophysics.
  • Environmental science/environmental engineering.
  • Facilities engineering - Degree in mechanical, civil, petroleum, electrical, instrument, oil and gas or chemical engineering.
  • Health and safety - Degree in safety sciences, industrial or occupational health and safety, process safety, or in civil, chemical or mechanical engineering with an emphasis on safety or industrial hygiene.
  • Petroleum engineering - Degree in petroleum, oil and gas or chemical engineering.
  • Policy, government and public affairs - Degree in business, commerce, arts or law with majors in journalism, public relations, communications, media studies, political science and marketing.
  • Supply chain management - Degree in business, commerce, law, or logistics. A major in supply chain management is desirable but not essential.
  • Information Systems - Degree in computer science, GIS/ geomatics or information technology with geoscience. Graduates with a passion in information technology and a degree in petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, mathematics or physics would also be ideal for this role.

Application Process

The selection process for the Horizons program will include all or part of the following activities:

  • Review of resume and academic performance
  • Telephone interview
  • Psychometric assessment and ability testing
  • Assessment centre (to be held in Perth)
  • Behavioural interview/ technical presentation
  • Reference checking
  • Pre-employment medical.

Applications for our 2014 graduate intake are now closed. Opportunities will re-open in February/March 2015 for people to commence work in early February 2016.

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