human resources internships

Chevron’s human resources development program (HRDP) prepares you for a dynamic career with Chevron – a global organization focused on growth and innovation If you excel during your internship, you'll be considered for our HR Development Program (HRDP). Chevron Human Resources internships are offered during the summer.

who we hire

The HRDP internship is designed for first-year graduate students currently enrolled in a Master’s in Human Resources/Labor Relations program or an MBA program with a concentration in Human Resources. We look for candidates that possess the following characteristics:

  • Leadership potential
  • Ability to deliver results and manage projects effectively
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills and influencing capability
  • Commitment to a long-term career in human resources
  • Willingness to be geographically mobile, both domestically and internationally
  • Three to five years of prior work experience preferable

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment visas or consider individuals on time-limited visa status for this position.

what you'll do

The HRDP is a challenging program designed to develop a pipeline of future HR leaders by enhancing your skills and providing a variety of opportunities throughout the enterprise (Upstream, Midstream, Downstream and Corporate groups).

Internship assignments mirror the experience and responsibilities of HR professionals and are designed to be challenging and rewarding.

  • 10–12 week internship
  • Business-driven assignments
  • Variety of HR roles
  • Contribute value-add work
  • Develop important HR competencies and business acumen

Assignments may be in the following areas:

  • HR business partner
  • Projects & planning
  • Compensation & benefits
  • Labor relations
  • Organizational capability
  • Strategy & planning

your continued growth

While in the program, you’ll receive guidance from the program manager, senior HR leaders, as well as an assigned mentor. You’ll also receive regular performance feedback during the internship assignment.

"Chevron provides great mentoring opportunities. I had an on-board buddy when I first came on. And she really helped me get my feet on the ground and allowed me to do my job better quickly and productively. "


HR Communications Consultant

what to expect

During the summer internship, you'll have opportunities to interact with senior management and current program members and alumni. You'll tour our facilities, attend presentations about the company and connect with other Chevron professionals.

where you'll work

Summer internship opportunities are generally located in the San Francisco Bay Area, California or Houston, Texas.

how to apply

Please look for us on campus or at one of the professional diversity conferences we attend.