Australia graduate and vacation student program

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Australia graduate and vacation student program

Australian graduate opportunities

ExxonMobil Australia offers challenging career opportunities to a number of graduates with Chemical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Materials, Metallurgical, Petroleum, Geoscience, Human Resources, Business, Finance or Accounting degrees. Depending on your career preferences and available job opportunities, successful candidates may be based at head office in Melbourne or at one of our main processing facilities including Altona Refinery in Melbourne's western suburbs or the Longford Gas Plant, located near Sale, a regional town located approximately 250km east of Melbourne. 

We do not currently have any openings. Please check back in 2020.

Vacation student work opportunities in Australia

ExxonMobil’s vacation student program runs for twelve weeks between December and February. As a vacation student with ExxonMobil you will work on a real project with outcomes that support actual business objectives. Your work will include site visits and mentoring by experienced engineers to help develop your skills.

Who are we looking for?

  • Students with a strong academic record and have demonstrated maturity and interpersonal skills through previous leadership and team roles.
  • Sound judgment and the ability to act with integrity and confidence.
  • Capable, highly innovative students who display leadership skills, initiative, and drive.
  • Suited to a team approach to work, be internationally mobile and prepared to take on significant responsibility
  • ExxonMobil hires from across all engineering disciplines and at all degree levels; Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D.

Intern, co-op and apprenticeship opportunities

At ExxonMobil, you’ll have opportunities to explore your interests, grow your personal and professional network and develop fundamental, career-building skills.
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Meet us on campus

Come and meet us on campus. Take these opportunities to meet ExxonMobil graduates who have worked through the first few challenging years of their careers and can answer your questions from first-hand experience.

Employee benefits

  • The chance to shape the future of one of the world's most prestigious corporations.
  • The opportunity to develop into a senior global company leader.
  • An exceptional level of training, development and practical experience.
  • The opportunity to fulfill your potential.
  • A competitive remuneration package throughout your career.
  • Intellectual challenges and personal responsibility.
  • A stimulating working environment, centered around diverse teams, coupled with cutting-edge technology.
  • A real job from day one.

Additional Financial Benefits

  • 25% discount on petroleum products purchased in Australia using an employee fuel card.
  • Share Ownership Scheme - voluntary contributions can be made to purchase ExxonMobil shares in the Share Plan.
  • 4 weeks annual leave entitlement with 22.5% Annual Leave Loading.
  • Options to salary sacrifice to novate a car lease, etc.
  • Generous Education Refund Policy.

Relocation Benefits

Generous relocation support and benefits may be provided to candidates that need to relocate as part of their employment with ExxonMobil.


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built to support every stage of life.
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