Our corporate values represent our strongest recruiting assets. We are leaders in our businesses because of our people, our technology, and our record of strong financial results. Our commitment to people begins with the way we recruit, train, and develop the best college and university graduates.

The diversity of our workforce—men and women of many nationalities and backgrounds working together and sharing common objectives—creates a unique culture we’re proud of.

If you decide our culture, values, ethics, and work style are right for you, and we think you can adapt to our ways of working and possess the required skill set, you’re likely to receive an offer to join Schlumberger.

What kind of people are we looking for?
Every position requires a different set of skills, but in general we look for:

What qualifications do we require?
Every year we recruit thousands of college leavers. Although qualifications vary for each position, we have general requirements for trainee positions:

Mechanic Apprenticeship, high school diploma, formal military training
Technician Apprenticeship, high school diploma, formal military training
Specialist 3-year college or university diploma (engineering or technical discipline), formal military training
Engineer, geoscientist, consultant, support functions Bachelor degree (engineering or technical discipline)
Researcher Master’s degree or PhD (engineering or technical discipline)

What do we assess?
We have a reputation for employing only the best candidates, so our assessment process is designed to be challenging. We want to understand

  • if your personality fits our culture
  • how technical and hands-on you are
  • whether you work well as part of a team
  • how you behave under pressure
  • your approach to solving problems
  • how much determination you demonstrate to get work done
  • whether you prefer to work indoors or outdoors
  • your approach to change.

When do we recruit?
We recruit year-round. But competition for positions is strong, so we encourage early applications.

If I am not successful, can I reapply?
Yes, you can. However, please apply for only one position at a time.


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