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What Is The Career Path Of An Oil Rig Worker?

What Is The Career Path Of An Oil Rig Worker?

Shannon Mandel
Both drilling rig and service rig careers follow a similar hierarchy, but the methods of career advancement vary. On each rig, the...
Do You Have What It Takes To Work In Oil And Gas?

Do You Have What It Takes To Work In Oil And Gas?

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Variety is one of the most remarkable qualities offered by careers available in the oil and gas industry. Theres something for...
Safety Is A Core Value In The Oil And Gas Industry

Safety Is A Core Value In The Oil And Gas Industry

Elias Da Silva-Powell
While rugged conditions and hands-on labour are a big part of many oil and gas industry jobs, those challenges come with a major...

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Average Starting Salaries: Oil And Gas Edition 2013

Average Starting Salaries: Oil And Gas Edition 2013

Jessica Cruz
Research shows that the Canadian petroleum industry is experiencing large salary increases due to increased demand for oil and gas. As a...
What You Need To Know About Working On An Oil Rig

What You Need To Know About Working On An Oil Rig

Shannon Mandel
Do you want to enter a booming field with the potential for rapid career advancement? Do you like working outdoors and keeping fit...
Common Work Environments In Oil And Gas

Common Work Environments In Oil And Gas

Jessica Cruz
Jobs in the oil and gas sector can take place on land, in the air or at sea, depending on the position you're applying for. To keep...
3 Unique Career Fields In Oil And Gas You Should Consider

3 Unique Career Fields In Oil And Gas You Should Consider

Jessica Cruz
It's Petroleum Week here at TalentEgg! This week's career guide introduces students and new grads to egg-citing roles in oil and gas....
5 Communications And IT Careers In Oil And Gas

5 Communications And IT Careers In Oil And Gas

Jessica Cruz
If you're looking to balance your tech skills with the perks of the petroleum industry, you're in luck! Every business needs people to...
A Day in the Life Of A Petroleum Project Engineer

A Day in the Life Of A Petroleum Project Engineer

Jessica Cruz
Dalhousie University Mechanical Engineering graduate Danilo Prieto took his career from Canada's east to the west coast to follow...
Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil & Gas Edition 2013

Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil & Gas Edition 2013

Jessica Cruz
Twitter delivers timely and relevant content straight to your phone or laptop, and is a great way to stay on top of job market trends....
FAQ: Top Jobs In The Oil And Gas Industry

FAQ: Top Jobs In The Oil And Gas Industry

Jessica Cruz
Would you consider a career in oil and gas? With high demand and growth potential, a career in oil and gas has a lot to offer. From a...
6 Reasons Imperial Oil Is An Exciting Place To Work

6 Reasons Imperial Oil Is An Exciting Place To Work

Christine Pepperdine
As one of Canada's largest companies and a leading member of the country's energy industry, Imperial Oil provides a variety of...
Suncor's Culture, Mentoring And Training: Co-op Students' Perspectives

Suncor's Culture, Mentoring And Training: Co-op Students' Perspectives

Rachel McKee
"I don't think there is any other company where young people are given so much responsibility and that's what I really love about...
Insider Tips From A Suncor Recruiter For Students And New Grads

Insider Tips From A Suncor Recruiter For Students And New Grads

Elias Da Silva-Powell
Suncor is the largest integrated energy company in Canada, says Heather MacIntyre, a Campus Recruiter with the company. That allows...
Office Hours: Advice On Suncor Energy's Co-ops, Internships and New Grad Program

Office Hours: Advice On Suncor Energy's Co-ops, Internships and New Grad Program

Hayley Mullen
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg! <a...
Behind The Scenes: Suncor Energy's New Grad Program

Behind The Scenes: Suncor Energy's New Grad Program

Cassandra Jowett
Like many graduating students, Marilia Prudente wasn't sure exactly what she wanted to do. With a Bachelor of Commerce in international...
Job Application And Interview Guide: Suncor Energy

Job Application And Interview Guide: Suncor Energy

Cassandra Jowett
Applying for jobs and preparing for job interviews as a student or new graduate can be stressful - especially since every company's...
Why You Should Work Outside Your Comfort Zone This Year

Why You Should Work Outside Your Comfort Zone This Year

Naomi Brown
Where would you go if you could do a co-op term anywhere? Would you apply to co-op jobs in your city or would you move across the...
TalentEgg's Free Petroleum Career Guide eBook

TalentEgg's Free Petroleum Career Guide eBook

Cassandra Jowett
Its the last day of Petroleum Week on TalentEgg, in partnership with the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada, and what an...
Infographic: Drilling Deeper Into Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry

Infographic: Drilling Deeper Into Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry

Cassandra Jowett
Did you know? Canada has about 179 billion barrels of established crude oil reserves, more than any other country in the world...
Where Are All The Oil And Gas Jobs In Canada?

Where Are All The Oil And Gas Jobs In Canada?

Cassandra Jowett
While the majority of oil and gas jobs in Canada are located in Alberta, the truth is that the industry actually operates in 12 of our 13...
The New Engineers: Technicians And Technologists In The Petroleum Sector

The New Engineers: Technicians And Technologists In The Petroleum Sector

Elias Da Silva-Powell
There's a lot of talk about the demand for engineers in the oil and gas industry, but there's another group of workers that is just as...
What Are The Living Conditions Like At An Oil And Gas Operation?

What Are The Living Conditions Like At An Oil And Gas Operation?

Leah Ruehlicke
If youre a student or new grad looking to enter the petroleum industry, you may have some concerns regarding living conditions and your...
Need A Job? Petroleum Company Internships Land You A Career

Need A Job? Petroleum Company Internships Land You A Career

Ishani Nath
While the recent economic downturn has made it hard to find jobs in many sectors, the petroleum industry has remained a constant...
Exploring Your Options In The Petroleum Industry As A Student

Exploring Your Options In The Petroleum Industry As A Student

Danielle Lorenz
If youre already in a petroleum-specific college or university program, youre one big step ahead of the competition. However, you cant...
Average Starting Salaries For Students And Recent Grads In Canada's Petroleum Industry

Average Starting Salaries For Students And Recent Grads In Canada's Petroleum Industry

Ishani Nath
When it comes to energy that powers our appliances and cars however, a great deal of that energy comes from oil and gas. With this...
The Most In-Demand Occupations In The Petroleum Industry For College And University Grads

The Most In-Demand Occupations In The Petroleum Industry For College And University Grads

Leah Ruehlicke
The oil and gas industry is a growing one which plans to hire thousands over the next four years as workers retire and the industry...
College And University Programs For The Most In-Demand Oil And Gas Careers

College And University Programs For The Most In-Demand Oil And Gas Careers

Danielle Lorenz
Deciding what post-secondary program to apply to can be a daunting task, but what is often even more overwhelming for many young...
3 Exciting Reasons To Start Your Career In Oil And Gas

3 Exciting Reasons To Start Your Career In Oil And Gas

Cassandra Jowett
We've got three words for you: Technology. Sustainability. Mobility. Those are the top three reasons now is a really exciting time for...
Calgary Chemical Engineering Grad Hatches His Career In Nexen's EIT Program

Calgary Chemical Engineering Grad Hatches His Career In Nexen's EIT Program

Cassandra Jowett
Over the last year, since starting as a Production Engineer-in-Training (EIT) at Nexen Inc. in August 2011, Corbyn Horning has had the...
Are You Imperial Oil's Ideal Candidate? Tips From A Recruitment Manager

Are You Imperial Oil's Ideal Candidate? Tips From A Recruitment Manager

Cassandra Jowett
Imperial Oil is one of Canada's biggest oil and gas companies, and they hire hundreds of college and university students and new grads...
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy

Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy

Eric Chung
Office Hours is an hour-long, live Q&amp;A with industry eggs-perts for TalentEgg members only. Students and recent grads are invited...
How Lambton College Prepares Students For Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry

How Lambton College Prepares Students For Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry

Cassandra Jowett
Oil and gas has always been big business in Canada, but lately the demand for skilled workers in the petroleum industry is higher than...
Infographic: A Promising Future In Engineering

Infographic: A Promising Future In Engineering

Ishani Nath
The job market for engineers has traditionally been fairly stable and reliable, much like the bridges and cities that these professionals...
What Going Green Means For Students Entering Oil And Gas Careers

What Going Green Means For Students Entering Oil And Gas Careers

Leah Ruehlicke
The world is rapidly becoming a greener place, not only at the level of individual actions (reusable travel mug, anyone?) but also in...
Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil And Gas Edition

Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil And Gas Edition

Cassandra Jowett
While you don't need to be social media savvy to land many oil and gas jobs, it is a fast-paced industry with a constant flow of new...
How To Stand Out To Oil And Gas Employers In Alberta

How To Stand Out To Oil And Gas Employers In Alberta

Ishani Nath
Alberta is known for yielding a large percentage of Canadas oil and gas resources, and in the years to come, the province's petroleum...
Top 5 Reasons To Hatch Your Oil And Gas Career In Canada's North

Top 5 Reasons To Hatch Your Oil And Gas Career In Canada's North

Leah Ruehlicke
Canadas North is known for its vast land, rich in tradition and natural resources. However, it is also very rich in career...
5 Common Entry Level Petroleum Industry Jobs And Their Salaries

5 Common Entry Level Petroleum Industry Jobs And Their Salaries

Elias Da Silva-Powell
If you're looking for an industry that will offer plenty of job opportunities in the future, you would do well to consider a future in...
Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage: An Opportunity For Youth

Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage: An Opportunity For Youth

Elias Da Silva-Powell
If youve been on the job hunt for a while and havent yet found your first entry level job, you may feel like there arent any jobs...
Calgary Engineering Student Gains Unparalleled Experience During Internships With Suncor Energy

Calgary Engineering Student Gains Unparalleled Experience During Internships With Suncor Energy

Cassandra Jowett
Throughout the year, post-secondary students from across the country gain valuable work experience through co-op and internship positions...
Behind The Scenes Petroleum Careers: Business And Operations Support

Behind The Scenes Petroleum Careers: Business And Operations Support

Vicky Tobianah
It takes more than just engineers and field workers to keep the oil and gas industry running! Business and operations support...
Average Starting Salaries For Junior Roles In The Petroleum Industry

Average Starting Salaries For Junior Roles In The Petroleum Industry

Vicky Tobianah
With a labour shortage and increasing energy demands on the horizon, careers in the oil and gas industry have a strong outlook for the...
How To Start A Career In The Oil And Gas Industry: What Employers Say

How To Start A Career In The Oil And Gas Industry: What Employers Say

Cassandra Jowett
Recruiters and human resources professionals from many of the petroleum employers on TalentEgg, past and present, have given us a lot of...
Savanna Energy Services Field Recruiter Says A Co-op Is The Best Way To Start Your Career In Petroleum

Savanna Energy Services Field Recruiter Says A Co-op Is The Best Way To Start Your Career In Petroleum

Cassandra Jowett
If there's one thing you can do that will help you figure out whether you'd like to work in the oil and gas industry and that will help...
Next Steps In Oil And Gas: Continuing Education, Professional Certification And Grad School

Next Steps In Oil And Gas: Continuing Education, Professional Certification And Grad School

David Cadiente
Wondering how you can incorporate your existing education and pick up new skills to break into the petroleum industry? From...
Remote Working Environments, Innovative Equipment, Environmental Friendliness Key To Petroleum Careers

Remote Working Environments, Innovative Equipment, Environmental Friendliness Key To Petroleum Careers

Cassandra Jowett
Today, half a million people work in the oil and gas industry in Canada, in 12 of the 13 provinces, and more than 3,000 products we use...
Increased Energy Demand And A Labour Shortage Means Lucrative Career Opportunities In Oil And Gas

Increased Energy Demand And A Labour Shortage Means Lucrative Career Opportunities In Oil And Gas

Vicky Tobianah
Today there are an estimated 500,000 people working in the Canadian petroleum industry, and jobs in oil and gas are projected to increase...
Mechanical Eng. Grad Launched His Career With Talisman Energy By Completing Two Internships

Mechanical Eng. Grad Launched His Career With Talisman Energy By Completing Two Internships

Cassandra Jowett
While many recent graduates start their careers with petroleum employers after graduation, some start while they're still students and...
Form Relationships And Ask For Opportunities In The Oil And Gas Industry Before Baby Boomers Retire

Form Relationships And Ask For Opportunities In The Oil And Gas Industry Before Baby Boomers Retire

Cassandra Jowett
As employers in the oil and gas industry grow to meet the demand for energy around the globe, they will be looking for students and...
Students And Recent Grads Discover Innovative Oil And Gas Careers With Cenovus Energy

Students And Recent Grads Discover Innovative Oil And Gas Careers With Cenovus Energy

Cassandra Jowett
Recently you may have noticed a series of print and television ads with the tagline "more than fuel." The ads show how many...
Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry, From Start To Finish

Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry, From Start To Finish

Jeleen Yu
Take a minute to think about how you got here, reading this article on your computer or phone. The lights in your room, your...
University Of Alberta Commerce Grad Finds His Place In The Petroleum Industry

University Of Alberta Commerce Grad Finds His Place In The Petroleum Industry

Cassandra Jowett
When you think about working in the petroleum or oil and gas industry, you probably think of highly technical jobs like engineering,...

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