Montney Indigenous Student Internship

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Canada

Conoco Phillips

Welcome to ConocoPhillips, where innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. Come realize your full potential here.

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary

Job Description

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s leading exploration and production companies based on both production and reserves, with a globally diversified asset portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips has approximately 9,600 employees supporting operations and activities in 13 countries. In 2022, production averaged 85MBOED, and proved reserves were 0.2 BBOE.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our current investment programs are focused on the operated Surmont oil sands development in the Athabasca region of northeast Alberta and the liquids rich Montney unconventional play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 94 MBOED in 2021 and proved reserves were 0.3 BBOE.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. Within our Calgary office, we have implemented a Hybrid Office Work program, which offers eligible employees flexibility with the option of working remotely on Wednesdays and Fridays. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief through a DEI Council of employees, a culture of psychological safety and an Engagement Network, to name a few. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity, equity, and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities. 


ConocoPhillips Canada is looking for a new addition to our Montney Operations Services team. This Indigenous employment opportunity is crafted to provide top Indigenous talent with the chance to learn and develop their professional skills in the O&G industry. The Montney team is pleased to offer a 4 to 6-month work term that will provide exciting, practical, well-rounded experience in the following areas: Operations, Maintenance, and Operations Services. Our new team member will be paired with and mentored by an expert team member, to gain valuable knowledge around how our operations are run and maintained. As well, this role will provide exposure to the administrative and service portion of the business, specifically in the areas of security, supply chain, and transportation logistics.

This role is primarily based out of our field site, with some time spent in an office setting. Transportation from our Integrated Field Center (located near Wonowon) will be provided to and from the field site.

This posting is intended for individuals who self-identify as an Indigenous member of the Blueberry, Halfway River, or West Moberly First Nations.


  • Support and follow the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPC’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken
  • Assists with the routine collection of operating data, temperatures, pressures and levels, making appropriate electronic log-book entries
  • Assists Operators and Maintenance team with troubleshooting on control issues, plant upsets and equipment breakdowns.
  • Maintains communication with operations and maintenance staff regarding daily activities to ensure safe operations in area of responsibility.
  • Conduct routine housekeeping duties
  • Assists Operations Services Lead with logistics to ensure a safe and effective operation of the camp.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Candidate must self-identify as an Indigenous member of the Blueberry or Halfway River First Nations
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to learn.
  • Some experience with e-mail, word processing and other office-based software programs
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, team-player attitude
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the closing date.

This is a safety sensitive position and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the ConocoPhillips Canada substance abuse program and pre-employment health screening.

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license and a copy of a current driver’s abstract.

Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.

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ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Before: March 27, 2024


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the country where this job is located is NOT available for this position.


ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer.

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