Student Job Opportunities

Explore your future with Canadian Natural

Make your mark while you grow your career. At Canadian Natural, we believe our employees are the key to unlocking potential. Join our team and be part of a culture that focuses on developing people, working together and doing it right, with fun and integrity.

Apply to become a part of our team

We strive to share Company success with all our students through competitive compensation.

  • Number of students we hire annually: 400+
  • Canadian Natural offers various term lengths: 4, 8, 12, and 16 months
  • With various starts: January, May and September
  • Mark your calendars: Most positions are typically posted in September. Additional positions may be posted throughout the year.

Mark your calendars and be sure to come out to chat with our Campus Team!

  • April 17, 2024: Fort Chipewyan Open House from 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • May 22, 2024: A Path to Net Zero Emissions in the Alberta Oil Sands Mining Industry from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Calgary Petroleum Club (319 5 Ave SW Calgary)
  • Pick a clear and concise format and layout 
  • Use a simple font and font size to keep things clear and concise
  • Include both your top soft and hard skills
  • Include all previous work experience
  • Tailor your information for the job description and ensure it is up to date
  • List your experience in reverse chronological order for clarity 
  • Ensure to upload a pdf. version of your resume as many systems auto populate to avoid more work on your end
  • Arrive early
  • Save and carefully read the job description and be prepared to discuss your direct experience in relation to the role
  • Research the company and understand their scope of work, mission, values and culture
  • Be prepared for situational and behavioral questions (research the STAR method)
  • Wear professional attire
  • If your interview is virtual, ensure your device is set up adequately
  • Bring a printed copy of your up-to-date resume, references, and any necessary credentials or portfolios of work

A Great Place to Work

Canadian Natural is a great place to start your career, because they put an emphasis on developing you professionally. They have made sure I got exposure to the fields I am studying to ensure I am learning more about my areas of interest.

Canadian Natural is one of Canada’s largest independent oil and gas producers. We are looking for talented and self-motivated individuals with a strong work ethic to join our team and contribute to our exciting and growing projects and operations.

We work together to foster a culture where our students can ask questions, develop meaningful relationships, and learn from the diverse group of professionals. Our fast paced environment and entrepreneurial spirit ensures that students have an opportunity for professional growth while also making a positive impact to the community through multiple meaningful initiatives.

As a new professional, Canadian Natural really lets you see all sorts of different operations and new technologies. The variety of work that you get to experience is phenomenal. Every day I’m learning something new
There are a lot of new innovations, which is really exciting to be a part of. People really care about working together to achieve things – it feels like we are all working towards the same goals.

Canadian Natural operates one of the largest Campus Recruitment programs in Canada. Students hired on with us are made to feel a part of the team, gaining high-level experience, knowledge, and training that introduces and prepares you for full-time employment. Many of our co-op students are successfully hired for permanent positions upon graduation.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who thrive in a result-oriented environment. Our mandate is to develop students by providing challenging projects that develop skills and expertise while also acknowledging your value adding contributions.

The mentorship opportunities at Canadian Natural have been really good for my development. My mentor helped me work towards a strong future and learn new things, making sure I get the most that I can out of my work team.

Check out the testimonial videos below to see what our students are saying about working at Canadian Natural!

To see more video testimonials, please visit the Canadian Natural YouTube channel.

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