Intern Geothermal Geoscientist

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It is an exciting time to be part of the energy transition at Jacobs as our Energy & Power business continues to experience rapid growth. We are working with established clients across the globe to deliver the Energy Transition. From major renewable energy projects to high voltage direct current inter country interconnectors and offshore grids, we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build a cleaner and more resilient energy future.

Jacobs offer a full range of Energy & Power Project services from pre-feasibility, through to detailed design, tendering, construction and site supervision. We are looking for a motivated person to manage projects primarily within the Transmission and Distribution sector, with the opportunity to work across other areas such as Generation, Power Systems and Industrial Power projects. Our scope of services is predominantly engineering design with a mix of consulting and owner’s engineers’ services.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Intern Geothermal Geoscientist to join our Auckland Energy & Power (E&P) Geothermal team this summer. In this role you'll be working alongside our geothermal technical leaders, applying your key geological and science skills to a range of international geothermal projects. You will support the Jacobs geothermal team with geological data compilation, analysis and interpretation for the evaluation of geothermal developments for both electricity generation sector and direct use. You will also assist with the fundamentals of project management, coordinating roles and tasks to provide great outcomes for international geothermal industry capacity building activities. You'll work alongside our Senior Consultants providing meaningful input on across our Geothermal team – and we’ll mentor you each step of the way to ensure you’re set up for success.

Here's what you'll need

Ideally, you’re in your penultimate year at university studying a degree in either Geology, Geophysics, Geothermal Science. Those enrolled in a Masters program highly encouraged to apply (this is not an essential requirement). We’re seeking those with a genuine interest and drive for renewable energy, geothermal and earth science. This is a unique role that requires applicants to hold the right to work in New Zealand. Bring your curiosity, collaborative spirit and strong communication skills, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Our Summer Internship Program

As an Intern at Jacobs, you’ll be a valued member of our team from Day 1 and work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. Under the guidance and mentorship of our experts and industry leaders you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and the everyday. 

From gaining hands-on experience to participating in networking events and structured learning sessions, you’ll find new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges. YOU are the future of our company. We’ll rely on you to provide support to our teams on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning and inclusion as you bring fresh ideas to the table.

We see our interns and graduates as the future leaders of our business, which is why we’re delighted to have placed #23 in the Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Graduate Employers award for ‘Most Popular Employer’ in 2024 and featured in the Top 10 for 'Most Popular Engineering Employer' Award! No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture, and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here.

With safety, accessibility and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to delivering ever more innovative and sustainable solutions for clients and communities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Māori and Pasifika peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. If you require support or reasonable adjustments with regards to our recruitment process, please contact the team here.

Successful candidates may be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work, Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

To be considered for this role, please apply via the link and attach your CV, cover letter, proof of working rights (e.g., passport) and academic transcript to your application. Applications close Sunday 4th August at 11.59 PM AEST.

Closing in 23 days
Closing in 23 days
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
  • Work rights:
    New Zealand Permanent Resident, New
  • Work from home:Hybrid remote
    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Nov 2024 (approx)

  • Closing Date:4th Aug 2024, 1:59 pm


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