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2022 - Electrical Engineering Summer Intern (Whiting, IN and Toledo, OH)

Electrical Engineering Intern

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The position of Electrical Engineering Intern will work in a team environment and interact with operations, maintenance, environmental & safety and engineering personnel to provide technical support for operating units, design and project management of projects, and engineering solutions for major unit maintenance events. Specific responsibilities may include work on any of the following:
Power Engineer - power equipment design and analysis, switchgear & cable selection, variable frequency drive conversions, power generation and distribution support, lighting design & layout, grounding design, area classification interpretation, heat tracing design
Instrument Engineer - instrumentation design & analysis of flow, pressure, level, temperature devices, gas detection & analyzer applications, controls and ladder logic design.
Both - emergency shutdown system design, review of electrical & instrumentation equipment for capital projects, I&E equipment reliability, equipment troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, use of design codes (NEC, etc), financial and business decision making (NPV, IRR, life cycle cost methodology), searching for and implementing new technology, construction support, and all aspects of project management including schedule & cost tracking.

Whiting, IN; Toledo, OH

Minimum Requirements
• Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher
• BP will not support US Immigration sponsorship for internships or full-time/long-term employment
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Requirements
• Majoring in Electrical Engineering
• Internships are not available for students who have completed their degree or who will graduate prior to the conclusion of the internship

The Downstream Challenge Program is BP’s early development program for technical and professional disciplines within the Downstream segment. The aim of the program is to build fully competent independent professionals within a discipline to support business delivery within their direct Business or Function. It is a competency-based program which provides graduates practical experience, informal and formal learning while building discipline foundations.
In Fuels, North America there are opportunities to join our Downstream Challenge Program in either one of our three refineries or Refining Technology & Engineering, as well as within our U.S. Pipelines and Logistics group (add other businesses where we are hiring Chemical Engineers). All programs develop your technical skills to support our business.   
As a new graduate the program will offer you:
• Various assignments during the first 4-6 years in areas such as:
• operations engineering support in different technology areas
• process design
• process safety
• production planning
• A structured and supportive environment in which to develop the skills and competencies you need to be successful in an engineering role, including targeted learning and development, and a mentoring system.
• A robust overview and orientation to the Refining and/or Pipeline businesses.
• A competitive program, with an individual assessment component and rigorous performance management process
Throughout your experience, you will have the opportunity to contribute to special projects and gain skills and knowledge by participating in a variety of on the job experiences as well as development initiatives and trainings.
After time in the program, you will be supported to continue your career in a chemical, process engineering

The segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses:
• Fuels – includes refineries, fuels marketing and convenience retail businesses, together with global oil supply and trading activities that make up our fuels value chains (FVCs). We sell refined petroleum products including gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel.
• Lubricants – manufactures and markets lubricants and related products and services globally, adding value through brand, technology and relationships, such as collaboration with original equipment manufacturing partners.
• Petrochemicals – manufactures, sells and distributes products, that are produced mainly using proprietary BP technology, and are then used by others to make essential consumer products such as paint, plastic bottles and textiles. We also license our technologies to third parties.
We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.