ExxonMobil Australia Internship Program

Are you looking to kick-start your career in the energy sector? 


ExxonMobil Australia Internship Program

Each year, ExxonMobil Australia offers challenging internship opportunities to a number of students across various Engineering disciplines. The program runs from March to November, and depending on the available opportunities and candidates’ preferences, successful candidates will be based at either our head office in Melbourne, or at one of our main processing facilities; Long Island Point Plant in Hastings or Longford Gas Plants in East Gippsland.

*Interstate candidates are encouraged to apply as relocation support will be provided.

2023 Internship Program Testimonials


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimise our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil Australia, to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs.

ExxonMobil Australia’s reliable supply of natural gas and transportation fuels is powering Australian jobs. Our people provide the energy used by local manufacturers, hospitality venues, medical facilities and construction, transport and logistics firms, supporting the countless industries who rely on their products and services. 

ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices and facilities in Victoria (Altona, Docklands, Yarraville, Hastings and Longford) and offices in Perth. 

About you

We're seeking students who are:

• Actively pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree across any engineering discipline, as well as Data Science degrees. Graduates will be considered. A strong academic record will be highly regarded

• Capable, highly innovative students who display initiative and drive 

• Demonstrated maturity, sound judgement and interpersonal skills through prior leadership and team roles

• Ability to question and identify improvements with a collaborative attitude

• Willingness to take on challenging assignments and manage multiple projects and deadlines

• Applicants must have the right to work in Australia

Applications are currently closed and will re-open in 3Q24.

Please sign up for notifications by going to our career page and register your email.

The South East Australia Carbon Capture Hub

Esso Australia is undertaking front-end engineering design (FEED) studies to determine the potential for carbon capture and storage to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from multiple industries in the Gippsland Basin.

ExxonMobil Australia Stories

Discover where a career at ExxonMobil could take you.

    Decommissioning in Bass Strait

    ExxonMobil Australia is committed to decommissioning our Bass Strait offshore facilities at the right time, and in the right way.

    Recent news and projects

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    Construction commences of processing facility to recycle CO2 from the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Esso Australia Pty Ltd (‘Esso’, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd) has announced that construction of a new Air Liquide facility that will capture and reuse Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extracted from Gippsland gas has commenced.
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    Gippsland gas putting the fizz in more drinks

    BOC to build multi-million dollar CO2 processing facility that will put more CO2 from Gippsland gas production to good use
    Hastings Generation Project

    Hastings Generation Project

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    Helping Victorians in need through our partnership with Foodbank

    Helping Victorians in need through our partnership with Foodbank

    12 team members across our Gippsland operations volunteered for the recent Farms to Families market in Sale, helping to distribute a total of 3,754 kilograms of food to 209 families
    The LIP team immerses in local Indigenous practices

    The LIP team immerses in local Indigenous practices

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    Building the skills to tackle complex engineering problems

    Building the skills to tackle complex engineering problems

    Two senior engineers explain how the skills they honed through credentialing helped them address different contemporary problems – from well decommissioning to gas optimisation