We’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge. 

We’re a diverse team from many backgrounds determined to find answers. But we can’t do it alone.  We are looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a fresh perspective and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.

About Trading & Shipping (T&S)

As one of the world’s most developed commodity traders, T&S keeps the planet’s energy moving. With an extensive portfolio and expertise in physical supply and trading, we enable over 12,000 customers to make the most of their assets – while offering an excellent place to begin a rewarding career.  

T&S is perfectly placed to support the company’s journey to net zero. We’ll need to constantly pursue commercial opportunities. Optimizing our core businesses. Looking for new revenue streams. Striving for more innovative digital and customer solutions, as well as building closer collaboration across bp and beyond. Throughout, the deep expertise and leadership of our people will be key.  

About our Internship Programme

Our 11-week paid internship programme is designed to give you maximum exposure to our T&S business. You will work on projects with real impact to our business. You’ll be placed in a team that best matches your skillset and ambitions and be an integral part of the team’s success.

Previous projects include

  • supporting teams on key projects related to our low carbon ambitions
  • working to automate and optimise systems to speed up trading processes
  • carrying out research and analysis into a particular market area to help support trading decisions

We provide on the job training and industry-leading learning opportunities to develop technical and soft skills.  A buddy will help you network and learn about what it takes to develop the skills needed to perform in the organisation. Following your internship, you will be considered as a potential candidate for our 2025 T&S development programme.  During the 11-week internship programme you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the development tracks before making a decision on which development track you'd like to apply to.

Analytics development track

Our analysts generate innovative, rigorous, and independent data driven insights into global energy markets underpinning the profitability and strategic success of T&S as bp drives the energy transition.

As an analyst, you’ll have the opportunity to directly influence the bottom line as part of a highly commercial and skilled team. Working in the fast-paced world of our trading floors and with access to vast amounts of data and information, you’ll focus on driving continued growth in trading profits and acting as a subject matter expert on energy market fundamentals.


To apply for this opportunity, you will need to be in your penultimate or ultimate year of study.

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149.