Summary: In June 2022, Woodside and BHP Petroleum merged to create a new chapter as a global energy company. Together we are building a better future.
What it does: Provide energy that the world needs to heat homes, keep lights on and support industry.
Staff stats: 4000+
The good bits: Being part of an innovative, high-profile company
The not so good bits: Workloads can be stressful
Hiring students with degrees in:
Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical/Process Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Instrumentation/Control system Engineering, Materials Engineering, Hydrogen processing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Oil & Gas/Ocean Engineering, Petroleum/Mining Engineering, Quantum Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Mechatronics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Automation & Robotics, Information Management, Information System, Information Technology & Cyber Security, Actuarial Science, Agricultural Science, Data/Computer Science, Ecological/Agronomy Science, Environmental Science, Nautical Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Accounting and Finance, Commerce/Economics, Business Administration (Masters), Law, International Relations/Humanities/Politics, General Management, Human Resources, Marketing, PR and Journalism, Sustainability, Supply Chain and Strategic Procurement, Logistics, Construction, Quantity Surveying, Natural Resource Management; and Disaster & Emergency Management/Security.
Woodside's graduate resourcing campaign will be live on the 27 June 2022. This campaign will include summer vacation program(SVP) Better future pathways (BFP) and Graduate Development Program (GDP). More information on our campaign will be updated in coming weeks.
Woodside Energy led the development of the LNG industry in Australia and is applying this same pioneering spirit to solving future energy challenges.
They have a robust hydrocarbon business with a focus on LNG. Through our North West Shelf and Pluto LNG projects we operated 5% of global LNG supply in 2021.
LNG is a lower-emissions, competitive fuel ideally suited to supporting decarbonisation and improving air quality. Woodside Energy are working to improve energy efficiency, offset emissions, reduce emissions intensity and explore options for lower-carbon energy. Clear targets are set to reduce their net emissions in line with their aspiration to achieve net zero by 2050.
Technology and innovation are essential to Woodside Energy's long-term sustainability. They are growing their carbon and new energy businesses using technology to reduce emissions and the carbon footprint of their products.
Additionally, Woodside Energy is pioneering remote support and the application of artificial intelligence, embedding advanced analytics across all operations.
Woodside Energy’s success is driven by their people and culture, and they aim to attract, develop and retain a diverse, high performing workforce. Enduring, meaningful relationships with communities are fundamental to their social performance. Woodside Energy is committed to managing their activities in a sustainable way that is fundamental to the wellbeing of their workforce, communities and environment.
Woodside Energy’s proven track record and distinctive capabilities are underpinned by more than 65 years of experience, making them a partner of choice.
Woodside Energy prides themselves on their inclusive, high-performing culture. No matter your professional and personal background, they offer supportive pathways to leadership, growth and achievement at Woodside Energy. With their clearly outlined learning programs, policies, leadership frameworks, technical competencies and development tools, they encourage their people to build on their individual strengths and motives to create their future.
Woodside Energy says that their success is driven by people, so they aim to attract, develop and retain a diverse, high-performing workforce.
At Woodside Energy, the fundamental values that make people Woodsiders are:
One Team, We Care, Innovate Every Day, Results Matter, and Build and Maintain Trust.
Woodside Energy has an active role to play in contributing to the well-being of our communities and creating a more sustainable future. They can achieve this by building and maintaining relationships that allow them to engage in real conversations with the local community, and work together to make a difference.
Throughout 2021, Woodside Energy invested globally A$20.3 million in communities through strategic partnerships, the Woodside Development Fund, our philanthropy program and the value of time our employees spent volunteering. Woodside Energy employee’s volunteered more than 14,700 hours, valued at A$2.7 million in 2021. Woodside Energy partners with Indigenous communities to create positive outcomes that leave a lasting legacy.
Woodside Energy has funded $40 million worth of research with Monash University into Australia’s transition to a lower-carbon economy. Woodside Energy has invested more than A$100 million across Australia through native tree planting over the past 10 years, and we continue to undertake carbon projects in regional Western Australia. Woodside Energy in partnership with Greening Australia planted trees on 3,000 hectares during 2020 and 2021 on three Woodside Energy-owned properties in Western Australia.
Woodside Energy has a strong health and safety culture. As well as demonstrating caution in potentially dangerous environments, staff are expected to behave with integrity, act respectfully towards others, take a long-term and socially responsible perspective, be good team players, play by the rules and achieve great results.
They have five employee-led Diversity Network Groups which are dedicated to building inclusion - increasing trust, respect and belonging so that everyone can bring their whole selves to work.
At Woodside Energy’s Headquarters in Perth, all floors are connected by an open internal staircase, and each floor has a colour scheme based on one of the six Noongar seasons. Woodside Energy has named its urban campus Mia Yellagonga, after the Whadjuk elder who lived nearby.
If you want to work for an industry-leading employer that will pay you well, provide plenty of professional development opportunities and allow you to have a healthy work-life balance Woodside Energy is the right company for you.
If you’re interested in working at Woodside Energy and are in the final two years of your degree, you can apply for the company’s ‘Summer Vacation Program’, which runs from mid-November to mid-February.
This program provides you with the ability to experience first-hand what it is like to work at a global energy company prior to graduation.
You will also gain an insight into working within an innovative and dynamic, multi-disciplined organisation.
Our 12-week program provides you with:
You might even see our operations first-hand through a placement in Karratha or a potential site visit to our operations.
Woodside Energy also offers a Better Future Pathway program for students who are earlier in their degree.
Woodside Energy are looking to top up their February 2024 graduate cohort.
Hiring graduates with degrees in: Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Project Engineering, Chemical/Processing Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Hydrogen Processing Engineering, Mechatronics, Actuarial Science, Agricultural Science, Ecological/Agronomy Science, Environmental Science, Logistics, Nautical Science, Supply Chain & Strategic Procurement, Automation & Robotics, Data/Computer Science, and Natural Resource Management.
As a graduate at Woodside Energy, you’ll enjoy a truly exciting range of career opportunities within a dynamic and challenging work environment. Woodside Energy offers Graduates a three-year structured Development Program, where you will learn from some of the most reputable thinkers and leaders in the industry. The program is structured to provide all with carefully designed job rotations to set you up for success in the future.
Woodside Energy graduates will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of our business through rotations. You will work on projects and attend training to build on your soft skills and business acumen.
The company knows exposure to their operations is important and endeavours to take as many graduates to site as possible to site over the three-year program.
You will receive support from Woodside Energy coaches, mentors and leaders to assist in transiting from university to the workplace. In addition, Woodside Energy will provide you with a dedicated graduate buddy who will give practical, day-to-day advice.
This includes an online application, online abilities test, emotional intelligence testing, video interview and comprehensive vetting that can include “a national criminal record check, sanctions check, academic record/qualification check and drug and alcohol screen”.
Woodside Energy will consider applications from grads for most disciplines. You don’t even need to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident; even international students currently studying in Australia are welcome to apply.
While they do hire non-Australians where appropriate, Woodside Energy prides itself on “sourcing and developing local talent”. It is committed to “providing opportunities for our employees to reach their potential”. As part of a profitable and expanding company with an increasingly global footprint, Woodside Energy staff have access to plenty of opportunities to further their career both in Australia and other countries. Woodside Energy promises employees they will be “valued, recognised, challenged and rewarded” and provided with:
We all work in different ways to achieve our best results, that’s why Woodside Energy proactively supports flexible working to improve employee engagement, wellbeing and performance. Options to employees include working from home, flexible start and finish times, part-time hours, job-sharing and transition to retirement.