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As a summer intern at Equinor, you will join 22,000 colleagues delivering oil, gas, wind, and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. By 2050, we aim to become a net-zero company and provide the energy the world needs without contributing to global warming. It is one of the defining challenges of our time, and attracting and developing the brightest minds will be critical to our success.

The position

Our summer internship is a 6-week programme designed to provide the experience and skills you need in your studies and future career. Our Norwegian and UK internship will begin on 17 June and ends on 02 August 2024, with one week off starting 15 July.

Internal Control – Governance Process and Systems is a team within Finance and Control (F&C) delivering advisory and support services to oil and gas, renewables, low carbon, marketing solutions, corporate units and functions. Through our work, we support the business in identifying and responding to risks in their area, helping to ensure that they have the right processes, procedures, and controls in place to mitigate those risks. We work closely with other team members and leaders both within the business lines and F&C. We are around 35 people, who provide a range of services for Equinor, including;

  • Project deliveries, Digital and Automation
  • Improvements work related to internal controls
  • Management testing of internal controls
  • Training of control performers and reviewers throughout the business
  • Development and implementation of internal controls

We are looking for summer interns who are collaborators, eager to learn and have an analytical mindset and with an attention to detail. You are a business student, preferably with understanding of accounting and/or auditing.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Currently studying for Bachelor’s, Master’s degree, or Ph.D. with a strong academic record within Accounting, auditing or finance. • Fluent in English and preferably a second working language.• No more than three years of relevant full-time work experience.• Have completed at least two years of higher education before the internship programme starts (17 June 2024).• Have at least one year of higher education left after the internship programme ends (02 August 2024).
  • The interns need to be located in the country where the internship takes place during its entire duration. Equinor does not support any relocation for our summer interns.
  • Please note that Equinor does not support, or sponsor work or visa permits for internship applications. Candidates must have the necessary work permit/visa for the UK. The work permits/visas must be valid at the point of application and for the duration of the internship. Please see more information on work permits/ visas on the UK government website: The United Kingdom
  • Extracurricular activities and/or voluntary work are an advantage.

Every role and business area requires its own specific set of skills and personal attributes. Some of the qualities and characteristics we look for include:

  • An awareness of risk and a commitment to safety for yourself and those around you.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to facilitate collaboration, influence stakeholders, and contribute to a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • The flexibility to adapt to change, embrace new technology, and perform in a digitally enabled environment.
  • Demonstrating a curious mind and the ability to problem-solve, innovate, and identify new ways of delivering against our objectives.

Equinor is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all candidates who meet the educational and experience requirements, including those with disabilities. If you have any specific requirements for any stage in our process, please make this clear in your application, and our team will be happy to support you.

General information

Please make sure that when applying, you attach the following:

  • CV/ resume in English
  • transcripts of records (or other documents describing subjects and grades)obtained to this point during your studies. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript.

Applications submitted without these attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.

To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of 3 Summer Internship roles per country.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.