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Could an industry defining challenge be your career defining opportunity?

By 2050, we aim to become a net-zero company and deliver the energy the world needs without contributing to global warming.

It’s an ambitious goal. Attracting and developing the brightest minds will be essential to our success. As a graduate in Equinor, you’ll be joining over 23,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries who are using their passion and creativity to help us reach this goal.

Applications for our 2025 graduate programme will open 29 July 2024.

Our disciplines

In Equinor, we have more than 23,000 employees working within a range of disciplines. So whether you’re studying engineering, technology, sciences, digital, or corporate and business management, the chances are we’ll have an opportunity that would suit your education and experience.

Below, you’ll find an overview of all the disciplines we recruit for in our graduate programme.

What to expect from the Graduate programme

The Equinor Corporate Graduate Programme is a two-year programme made up of several 3–12 months rotations to accelerate learning and to be exposed to different tasks and challenges. Our graduates are permanent employees from day one, so you’ll have access to all the benefits that are available in your country of work.

The programme aims to give you a good overview of Equinor to see the big picture of how we need to work together to reach our goals. It focuses on cross geographical collaboration and cross business area understanding.

You’ll develop and build your career through on-the job-training and development sessions and gatherings. You’ll also have structured tailored learning with access to courses offered by Equinor university. A buddy and mentor will be there to support you on your career journey.

Why apply to our Graduate programme?

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What it takes to become a Graduate

Our graduates are important for Equinor: They challenge us and bring new competence, ideas and perspectives in the search for better. With the challenges our industry is currently facing, we need a variety of backgrounds and skills.

We are looking for people with a motivation to become a key contributor in the energy transition. You should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills when faced with complex challenges that require creativity and innovation.

Our Graduates need curiosity to grow their skills and competencies in an everchanging environment. They seek learning opportunities and constructive feedback to ensure they are always learning and developing.

As part of Equinor it is also important to have awareness of and commitment to safety for themselves and those around them. They are effective communicators and facilitate collaboration, influence stakeholders and contribute to an inclusive culture.

Setting the foundations for a successful career

Becoming a leader in the energy transition will require ingenuity and imagination, as well as technical expertise. We'll all need to perform at our best if we want to succeed. That's why we ensure you'll have the tools and experiences to shape your future, so you can use your passion and ability to shape ours.

Feeling supported, valued and healthy can have positive impacts on how you perform at work. That's why our benefits packages are designed to help you balance work and life at all stages of your career, including tools for your mental and physical health, flexible working policies and global parental leave.

What we offer our employees

Meet some of our graduates

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It is our responsibility to meet the climate goals; we have the experience and the will to embrace change in Equinor. Learn how Signe, Dimitrios, and Rosetta are decarbonising the most carbon-intensive region in the UK for a net zero future.

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Did you know that we use robotics to improve safety at work? Meet William, our trusted robot, and Monica who has helped develop the machine-learning algorithm to train him.

Our graduate recruitment process

Here’s an outline of what you can expect from our graduate recruitment process.

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Graduate positions in Harstad and Hammerfest.

Do you have a desire to live and work in one of Northern-Norway's most beautiful places? Want to contribute to the global energy transition? Do it from the inside!

Don’t miss this chance to kick start your career in Norway’s leading energy company! Join Equinor’s Graduate program and work with friendly colleagues while also contributing to a sustainable future.

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Learn what makes Equinor a different type of energy company

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Get in touch

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch. Since we’re a big organisation, it will speed up the processing of your questions if you contact us through the right channels for your enquiry.