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Considering a career in Oil & Gas?
The Oil and Gas industry is teeming with opportunity – since the industry is expanding, Oil and Gas professionals are in high demand. With roles in technology, sustainability, engineering and more, the Oil and Gas industry can accommodate students and grads with a multitude of different backgrounds and skillsets.
Cheryl Knight"It's a really great industry; it provides a real combination of field work and office work, and I think that's appealing to a lot of people."
From Application To Interview: How To Stand Out During The Suncor Energy Hiring Process
Looking to secure a career with the Suncor Energy team? This Suncor Energy recruiter has some expert advice for you.
Go Behind The Scenes With A Co-Op Student At Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Asked about a typical day at work, Jenny says that each day in her role offers a new challenge.
Top Careers For Recent Grads In Oil And Gas
The petroleum industry is a hub for eager and ambitious recent graduates looking to hatch their careers.
6 Reasons To Explore A Career In Oil And Gas
Prosperous industries offer boundless opportunities to climb the ladder.
Office Hours: The Suncor Energy Team Answered Your Career Questions
Monday, May 12th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg! We hosted Office Hours with Suncor Energy, Canada’s largest energy company.
Case Study: Career Growth At Suncor Energy
Media Relations Senior Advisor Kelli Stevens started her career with Suncor Energy as a co-op student.
New Grad At Suncor Energy: A Day In The Life
Kristle and Vic are recent grads who started careers at Suncor Energy. They're thrilled to have done so.
What You Can Learn From Leaders At Suncor Energy
If you’re a student or recent grad planning on starting a career at Suncor, Vinay’s and Marc’s stories have a lot to offer.
The Best Part: Hear From Recent Grads At Suncor Energy
Ask new grads why they chose to start careers at Suncor Energy, and you'll hear a unique story each time.
The Best Part: Hear From Co-Op Students At Suncor Energy
Co-op roles offer exposure to diverse areas of Suncor Energy’s operations! Hear from current co-op students at Suncor.
What Is The Career Path Of An Oil Rig Worker?
Becoming an oil rig tradesperson offers great opportunities for advancement in a skilled, in-demand field.
What You Need To Know About Working On An Oil Rig
Do you want to enter a booming field with the potential for rapid career advancement?
Average Starting Salaries: Oil And Gas Edition 2013
Opportunities in the petroleum industry exist in a number of fields, including engineering, skilled trades, mining, geoscience and business operations and support.
Do You Have What It Takes To Work In Oil And Gas?
The oil and gas industry is on track for steady and significant growth in the next decade and will need more than 30,000 new employees.
Safety Is A Core Value In The Oil And Gas Industry
The oil and gas industry has made a significant ongoing commitment to creating and maintaining a safe workplace.
Suncor's Culture, Mentoring And Training: Co-op Students' Perspectives
In addition to receiving consistent mentoring, students and new grads are given a first-hand understanding of Suncor's operations.
Insider Tips From A Suncor Recruiter For Students And New Grads
Each year, Suncor helps many students and new grads find their place in the company.
A Day in the Life Of A Petroleum Project Engineer
Dalhousie University Mechanical Engineering graduate Danilo Prieto took his career from Canada's east to the west coast to follow his passion for the energy sector.
Common Work Environments In Oil And Gas
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.
5 Communications And IT Careers In Oil And Gas
If you're looking to balance your tech skills with with the perks of the petroleum industry, you're in luck. Every business needs people to communicate information and assist with IT.
Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil & Gas Edition 2013
It’s important to keep up with job market trends in any industry. Check out the top Twitter accounts to follow in the oil and gas industry!
3 Unique Career Fields In Oil And Gas You Should Consider
We introduce unique options in Air Transportation, Land Negotiation & Management, Quality Control & Inspection.
FAQ: Top Jobs In The Oil And Gas Industry
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.
Office Hours: Advice On Suncor Energy's Co-ops, Internships and New Grad Program
Suncor Energy's Campus Recruiter, Heather MacIntyre, joined us for Office Hours on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 to answer your questions about hatching a career in the oil and gas industry.
Behind The Scenes: Suncor Energy's New Grad Program
Five recent grads who have started their supply chain, finance and engineering careers in Suncor Energy's New Grad Program.
Why You Should Work Outside Your Comfort Zone This Year
Where would you go if you could do a co-op term anywhere? Would you move across the country to give a new location a try?
Job Application And Interview Guide: Suncor Energy
The inside scoop from Suncor Energy's recruitment team on their recruitment schedule, application process and interviews.
TalentEgg's Free Petroleum Career Guide eBook
Check out our newest free eBook for our top oil and gas career resources, plus other Recommended Reads and TalentEgg Tips.
Infographic: Drilling Deeper Into Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry
Did you know Canada has more crude oil reserves than any other country in the world except Saudi Arabia?
Where Are All The Oil And Gas Jobs In Canada?
The oil and gas industry actually operates in 12 of our 13 provinces and territories across Canada.
3 Exciting Reasons To Start Your Career In Oil And Gas
We've got three words for you: Technology. Sustainability. Mobility.
Exploring Your Options In The Petroleum Industry As A Student
There are plenty of extra-curricular and career-exploration activities you should engage in to learn more about the industry and develop experience.
Office Hours: Tips For Hatching Your Oil And Gas Career With Suncor Energy
Read the transcript from Suncor Energy's recent Office Hours live chat with Campus Recruiter Heather MacIntyre.
Calgary Chemical Engineering Grad Hatches His Career In Nexen's EIT Program
Corbyn Horning started his career with Nexen as an intern and entered the Engineer-in-Training program after graduating.
How Lambton College Prepares Students For Careers In The Oil And Gas Industry
Lambton College prepares students for careers in the oil and gas industry, and is recognized worldwide as a specialized training institution.
College And University Programs For The Most In-Demand Oil And Gas Careers
University degree, college diploma and trades programs that will prepare you to start a career directly in the oil and gas industry.
Who To Follow On Twitter: Oil And Gas Edition
TalentEgg's top picks for who to follow on Twitter in the oil and gas industry.
What Going Green Means For Students Entering Oil And Gas Careers
Passionate about the environment and alternative energy sources? Here's why the petroleum industry might just be perfect for you.
The New Engineers: Technicians And Technologists In The Petroleum Sector
Working as a technician in the petroleum industry offers a number of appealing advantages for students and recent graduates.
The Most In-Demand Occupations In The Petroleum Industry For College And University Grads
What are some of the most in-demand occupations for students and new grads in the oil and gas industry?
What Are The Living Conditions Like At An Oil And Gas Operation?
If you’re looking to enter the petroleum industry, you may have some concerns regarding living conditions. Here's what to keep in mind.
5 Common Entry Level Petroleum Industry Jobs And Their Salaries
The petroleum industry will likely offer plenty of job opportunities in the future.
Top 5 Reasons To Hatch Your Oil And Gas Career In Canada's North
For students looking to enter the petroleum industry, you might have more reason to head up North than just for a look at the Northern Lights.
How To Stand Out To Oil And Gas Employers In Alberta
Alberta’s petroleum industry is producing a high number of job opportunities for students and new grads in all fields.
Infographic: A Promising Future In Engineering
We put together an infographic to help you picture what your future in engineering might look like.
Average Starting Salaries For Students And Recent Grads In Canada's Petroleum Industry
Entry level salaries in Canada's booming oil and gas industry.
Need A Job? Petroleum Company Internships Land You A Career
The petroleum industry is hiring and internships could be your way into the growing sector.
Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage: An Opportunity For Youth
Employers in Alberta are struggling to fill engineering and skilled trades training.
Calgary Engineering Student Gains Unparalleled Experience During Internships With Suncor Energy
University of Calgary Engineering student Roshan Philip shares his experience from two internships with Suncor Energy.
Behind The Scenes Petroleum Careers: Business And Operations Support
It takes more than just engineers and field workers to keep the oil and gas industry running! Business and operations support professionals work "behind the scenes" at oil and gas companies and in government in a variety of occupations that support vari...
Average Starting Salaries For Junior Roles In The Petroleum Industry
With a labour shortage and increasing energy demands on the horizon, careers in the oil and gas industry have a strong outlook for the future. This means that junior roles are usually well-paying in this industry, although they vary by location, employer and type of position.
How To Start A Career In The Oil And Gas Industry: What Employers Say
Check out these actionable recommendations from experienced recruiters and HR professionals in the petroleum industry to help you start your career in oil and gas!
Increased Energy Demand And A Labour Shortage Means Lucrative Career Opportunities In Oil And Gas
Today there are an estimated 500,000 people working in the Canadian petroleum industry, and jobs in oil and gas are projected to increase over the next five to 10 years as energy demands increase and older workers retire.
Savanna Energy Services Field Recruiter Says A Co-op Is The Best Way To Start Your Career In Petroleum
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 you land a job in the industry, it’s completing at least one co-op term before you graduate, says Camille Nieva, field recruiter at Savanna Energy Services
Mechanical Eng. Grad Launched His Career With Talisman Energy By Completing Two Internships
Vitten Nath Varma graduated from the mechanical engineering program at McGill University earlier this year and now works as a Commercial Analyst for Talisman Energy in Calgary, but he started with the company as a student engineer in January 2007.
Remote Working Environments, Innovative Equipment, Environmental Friendliness Key To Petroleum Careers
Heather Swenson, a human resources representative at National Oilwell Varco, says the oil and gas industry is always innovating to provide more comfortable working environments and innovative equipment, while reducing harm to the environment.
Form Relationships And Ask For Opportunities In The Oil And Gas Industry Before Baby Boomers Retire
Katie Weir, talent acquisition specialist at Talisman Energy in Calgary, says young Canadians should take advantage of the opportunity to learn from and train with seasoned oil and gas professionals before the baby boomers begin to retire in significant numbers.
University Of Alberta Commerce Grad Finds His Place In The Petroleum Industry
Recent University of Alberta commerce grad Jordan Munns works on the business side of the oil and gas industry; he's a business analyst with National Oilwell Varco, a company that provides equipment and components to the oil and gas industry.
Students And Recent Grads Discover Innovative Oil And Gas Careers With Cenovus Energy
To continue producing the oil and natural gas required to make technology like touch screens and ultrasounds possible, Cenovus hires students and new grads like the ones in this video for careers in engineering, accounting, geology, environment, land management and finance.
Next Steps In Oil And Gas: Continuing Education, Professional Certification And Grad School
From transferring credits to professional accreditation, here are some continuing education options geared toward a career in oil and gas.
Featured Petroleum Jobs/Programs
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