Fluids and Materials Internship (6-12 months) | Schlumberger

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Fluids and Materials Internship (6-12 months)

Cambridge - United Kingdom

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Fluids and Materials Internship (6-12 months)


Cambridge, UK

About Schlumberger:

We are Schlumberger, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done.

We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We’re looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it.

Job Summary:

Schlumberger’s research laboratory in Cambridge is located two miles from the city centre, close to the majority of the physical science departments of Cambridge University.  The Laboratory is fortunate to host a number of interns; these young scientists make a valuable contribution to our research and it is our intention that they receive a superior training experience that increases their scientific and general professional skills.

We have three vacancies within the “Well Construction Fluids and Materials” group.  This research programme works on projects spanning a range of fields including soft matter, interfacial science and polymer materials chemistry. 

The work will primarily be experimental and will involve application of a range of physico-chemical techniques, both standard and developmental, to study detailed behaviour of these substances under representative conditions of use.

The interns will work within a team of scientists as an integrated part of the team on ongoing research projects.  The position would be suitable for those interested in physical chemistry or chemical physics.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Planning and carrying out experimental work, ensuring that laboratories activities are keep within Health & Safety standards guidelines
  • Analysing and interpreting experimental dataset
  • Participating in regular meeting to discuss project progress
  • Writing technical reports and presenting to peers
  • Assist with the laboratory housekeeping


Studying towards a Bachelors or Masters in physical chemistry, chemical physics or related field.


Required skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good fundamental laboratory skills
  • Basic data analysis (e.g., Excel)


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.


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