Apply for a Company Internship
An internship is an excellent way to apply theoretical knowledge acquired during one’s studies for practical skills needed for your professional future.
Leading-edge companies offer internships to highly-motivated Montanuniversität students to get in touch with high-potentials. For students, internships provide an opportunity to improve their skills and practical experience. At the same time, companies can take advantage of talented students who in turn might get an offer to join the company after graduation.
Since students should look and apply for an internship by themselves, the overview listed below represents those companies that commonly provide open internship positions to Petroleum Engineering students at DPE.
OMV is producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy, and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 19 bn and a workforce of around 22,500 employees in 2016, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Due to our international activities in up- and downstream we can offer interesting and diverse job opportunities with excellent scope for career development. Diversity and equal opportunities are central to the OMV culture and key to our corporate success. Discover the exciting world of OMV.
- Summer Internship: The summer internships offer the ideal opportunity to discover your strengths and interests. Depending on training and experience, you can work on exciting projects and get actively involved in day-to-day business.
- Compulsory Internship: A compulsory internship with OMV provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience and learn about what will probably be the most exciting industry of tomorrow.
RAG is Austria’s oldest established exploration, production, and gas storage company. Its core areas of business are oil and natural gas exploration, production and trading, and gas storage. Drilling operations and other services closely related to its core business complete RAG’s portfolio of activities. Through its own storage capacity and its activities as an operator, RAG makes a major contribution to the security of supply in Austria and Central Europe. Since it was established RAG has produced around 16 million tons of crude oil and 26 billion cubic meters of natural gas.
A major part of RAG’s efforts to promote junior employees is to contact or support them already during their vocational training. RAG offers internships during Easter and Summer breaks, lasting from 1-2 months. The internship positions are located in Vienna, Lower Austria, Upper Austria, and Salzburg.
LUKOIL is one of the largest publicly traded, vertically integrated oil and gas companies in the world accounting for more than 2% of the world's oil production and around 1% of the proved hydrocarbon reserves. While having the full production cycle, the company exercises total control over the whole production chain — from oil and gas production to petroleum product sales.
The Russian Federation accounts for 86% of hydrocarbon reserves and 83% of hydrocarbon production, with the main activities concentrated in four (4) federal districts: the Northwestern, Volga, Urals and Southern Federal Districts.
Wintershall is Germany's largest internationally active crude oil and natural gas producer. Wintershall explores and produces oil and gas in Europe, North Africa, South America, Russia, and the Middle East. Wintershall has been active for over 85 years; it has a workforce in excess of about 2,000 employees from more than 50 nationalities.
Wintershall offers exciting internships and interesting opportunities for final-year projects in the Exploration & Production field and encourages talented and enthusiastic people with unconventional ideas. You will be immersed in day-to-day operations from the first day. Put your technical and personal skills into practice, and in return, Wintershall offers you varied and responsible tasks as an intern.
DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG
DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG is an international exploration and production company for oil and gas with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. In exploring for and producing oil and gas, we rely on state-of-the-art drilling and production technology and the extensive know-how gained during our 118-year corporate history. DEA is an internationally recognized mid-size operator in the E&P business with a strong core of high-quality operated assets in Germany, as well as a meaningful portfolio in Norway and Egypt.
Apply for an internship at DEA. DEA offer you mandatory internships for at least four weeks up to a maximum of 3 months for example in the following departments: Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering, Drilling, Upstream Facilities, Corporate Communications, Security Management.
Voestalpine is a globally leading technology and capital goods group with a unique combination of material and processing expertise. Voestalpine has around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on all five continents. With its top-quality products and system solutions using steel and other metals, Voestalpine is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and the aerospace, oil, and gas industries worldwide.
The connection between national and international universities and Voestalpine has a long tradition. Combining academic and practical knowledge provides the impetus to new ideas and concepts so that we can be ahead by that one vital step. In Voestalpine you have the option to put the theoretical knowledge you have acquired into practice and to deepen it in exciting activities.
What happens if I cannot get an internship at a company?
Get in touch with the chair professor where you intend to continue your studies and address this issue to find a solution.
What happens if my internship is not applicable to my study program? Can I still fulfill the required hours given by the “Praxisbuch”?
Get in touch with the responsible person for the BSc internship at each chair and explain your problem you are facing.
How many hours of internship do I have to complete?
Bachelor program: 60 working days
Master program: 40 working days
Bachelor program: 80 working days
An internship is no longer part of the Master program.
At what stage (year/semester) of the program do I have to complete this internship?
The complete internship has to be finalized before graduation.
More questions? Ask Office Manager Patrizia Haberl!