Intern, Engineer (Summer 2018)

Internships Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


The Engineering Intern will receive training on the practical application of engineering concepts to develop solutions for project assignments associated with Continental’s energy assets.   The intern will work and provide support to one of the following departments within Continental’s engineering areas: Northern Region Drilling, Northern Region Production, Southern Region Drilling, Southern Region Production, Resource Development or Project Development.

Continental offers two types of engineering internship 1) field-based internships and 2) office-based internships. Those interns who have completed a field-based internship, either with Continental or another oil and gas operator, will be considered for an office-based internship.

For both types of internships, Continental strives to provide both office-based and field-based experiences.   The intern will work with office and field employees to enhance their engineering education. In addition to a summer project, the engineering intern will also have the opportunity to:

  • Monitor production operations, costs and profitability
  • Analyze operational issues and recommend appropriate solution
  • Review drilling, workover and completion expenditures
  • Consult with and assist engineers in the drilling and completion of oil and gas wells
  • Update and maintain the Frac database
  • Cost analysis for operation and drilling procedures


  • Current enrollment in 4 year college or university;
  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related Engineering degree with Petroleum emphasis;
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA for consideration;
    • Transcripts required.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communications skills;
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record;
  • Strong customer focus and a team player;
  • Possess good time management skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office;
  • Professional appearance and demeanor; and
  • Eligible to work permanently in the United States upon graduation.
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test