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14. December 2020
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We’re Equinor, a broad energy company with 21,000 colleagues committed to developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. As the largest operator in Norway, a leading international offshore operator and a growing force in renewables and low-carbon solutions, we’re shaping the future of energy.

We’ll need to be a leader in the energy transition in order to meet an increasing demand for energy in a more sustainable way. It’s one of the biggest challenges facing humankind today, and every business area, team and project plays an important role in meeting this challenge. Our summer internships are no different.

Do you want to contribute to shaping the future of energy?

The Equinor summer internship is a 6-week virtual programme designed to give you the experience and skills you need to approach your career with confidence. The programme for 2021 starts on 21 June and finishes on 6 August 2021. In this period, you will have one-week holiday from the 19 July to the 23 July 2021.

#LI-RemoteJob DescriptionThe summer internship will give you a learning opportunity and practical introduction to the Corporate communication.

​A function which aims to be an internationally leading communication unit. We safeguard and enhance the company’s reputation in Norway and internationally with activities to support realization of Equinor’s strategy. As a summer intern in the Communication function you will be exposed to a variety of experiences within corporate media activities, stakeholder engagement and high priority corporate communication projects. A great opportunity to work closely with experienced colleagues to expand your range of skills and competences.

Disciplines within Communication are: 

Political and public affairs Norway
Political and public affairs Global
Media Relations
Internal communication
Brand communication
Digital engagement

Our summer interns will work on multiple tasks throughout the business. Work tasks may vary according to your competence profile, assignment and business needs. Typical assignments can be:

Work internally to execute on Equinor communication priorities in line with our values
Analyse politics and policies and advice management

Communication concepts and products in line with our strategic ambition

Suggest and produce digital content for our various channels, especially to engage younger audiences in NorwayQualificationsAll students applying for an internship in Equinor must have the necessary work permit for the country in which, and at the time, they are applying for a position. The interns need to be located in the country where the internship takes place during its full duration.

• No more than one year of relevant fulltime work experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience).

• Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme.

• Fluent in English

• International work and/or study experience preferred

• Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work is an advantage

Relevant education: 

Social Science
Business administration

However, we are always looking for talented and capable individuals, and are interested in a broader specter of backgrounds.Personal Qualities• Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

• High ethical standards

• Good communication skills

• Global mindset

• Team player with the ability to work and deliver results in a diverse environment

• Have a positive attitude to take on new challenges and adapt to dynamic environmentsWe OfferHands on experience

You’ll spend part of your internship working on tasks and projects within the discipline you’ve applied for, giving you first-hand experience of the strategy, processes and culture in your team. Your hiring manager will be your main point of contact but you’ll also be allocated a buddy who will provide additional support.

Multidiscipline project delivery

The remainder of your time will be spent working on a group project with other students from a variety of academic backgrounds. Supporting you on this project will be a subject matter expert who will act as a mentor and advisor to your task.

Learning and development

We’ll be delivering a series of learning sessions that provide an overview of our business and introduce you to some of the processes and methods we use at Equinor. These will include introductions to key areas of our strategy such as digitalisation, low carbon projects and our approach to safety and sustainability.

Protecting your well-being

We’re constantly developing our flexible working policy to meet the increasing demand for remote working, so you can be sure that your health and well-being will be a priority during your time with us. We also recognise that your summer internship is an opportunity to make connections that could last your entire career. That’s why we’ll be introducing many of opportunities to socialise virtually with your fellow interns.

You can find out more about the programme structure and hear from our 2020 virtual interns at our summer internship careers page – Find out more.General InformationTo ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts.

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration. Please make sure that when applying, you attach the following:

• CV/ resume in English

• Cover letter

• Transcripts of records (or other documents describing subjects and grades) obtained to this point during your studies in English or Scandinavian language. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript.

Applications submitted without these attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

For technical issues and other queries please contact us at GM_internships@equinor.com

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