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
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.
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.
When you think of how oil and gas from deep underground into nearly everything around you, you probably think of men in hard hats working on heavy machinery. But in reality, that’s just one aspect of the industry.