Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 35 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.
The Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) organisation is a driving force behind the creation of greater value in the company. We are responsible for the financial and legal functions, providing professional support and advice, and for representing the group in financial markets. A key task for us is to ensure high levels of ethical and financial compliance with corporate and external requirements. By means of active stakeholder management, CFO will manage the market perception of Statoil in Norwegian and international financial markets.
To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application. The team consists of 7 highly motivated software innovators. We work on several projects towards research in Statoil with a special focus on reservoir engineering. We create applications, scripts, GUI, visualizations and solve problems.

Job description

  • The job will be to take part in the development team in the Software Innovation department in Bergen
  • The main programming languages used in our solutions are: C, C++, Python
  • We also use these technologies: Linux, Jenkins, Git, GitLab, CMake, Travis
  • Several of our solutions are open source


  • No more than 1 year of relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience)
  • Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies
  • Some of these technologies: C, C++, Python, HTML, Javascript, CMake, Git, Qt, Numpy, Matplotlib, SciPy, Pandas
  • Linux knowledge is highly recommended
  • Knowledge of test driven development

Personal qualities

  • Interested in programming
  • Must like to work in teams
  • Self-driven

We offer

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands- on work experience in Statoil. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Statoil offers competitive salary for the internship period according to the progress in your studies. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please apply in English. Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.