human resources development program

Chevron's Human Resources Development Program (HRDP) prepares you for a dynamic career with Chevron - a global organization focused on growth and innovation. You'll put your education to work in a stimulating and collaborative environment where you'll gain invaluable experience to help launch your career.

who we hire

The HRDP seeks recent graduates and individuals with relevant work experience who have a passion for human resources and who aspire to lead Chevron forward as senior-level managers. Chevron U.S.-payroll employees and external candidates should:

  • Have a master's degree in human resources/industrial relations or an MBA with a human resources concentration
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Exhibit strong communication abilities
  • Desire to be challenged with diverse assignments around the globe
  • Embrace the responsibility of new challenges
  • Grasp new concepts quickly

Chevron U.S.-payroll employees: If you have an interest in applying for the HRDP, please contact your HR manager.

"It was rewarding and fulfilling to be invited, as a 28-year-old to not only work on major projects, but to have my recommendations implemented."


Employee Relations Counselor

what you'll do

Chevron's HRDP consists of four six-month rotational assignments within various corporate and operating company units. These assignments are in-depth experiences that will allow you to sharpen your skills, understand the different aspects of our operations, and demonstrate your abilities to a broad range of managers. Your journey will include several core experiences. Some of the typical roles include:

  • Business partner - Provide generalist support to internal clients, including salary planning, supporting senior management with employee development, customer satisfaction survey analysis, and succession planning
  • Total Remuneration analyst - Focus on either compensation or benefits within the U.S. or globally. Benefits design, salary surveys, benefit plan administration, job evaluations, and organizational redesign are all possible projects to which you may be assigned
  • Employee Relations counselor - Serve as the point of contact for HR processes, including investigations, alternative dispute resolution, outplacement, redeployment, exit interviews and policy counsel

where you'll work

We look for individuals who are willing to relocate for different assignments - within the U.S. or at our international locations. Many HRDP assignments are based in either the San Francisco Bay Area, at our corporate headquarters in San Ramon, California, or in Houston, Texas.

Based on business needs and your development interests, you may also work with HR issues outside the U.S. Past assignment locations outside the U.S. have included Singapore, Indonesia, Angola, Kazakhstan, Kuwait and Nigeria.