Students & new grads

Students & new grads

Are you a student or recent graduate looking to deepen your learning and broaden your skillset? Cenovus has a fantastic range of opportunities for aspiring talent. Our student & new grad programs aim to attract, develop and retain exceptional employees and build a talent network at Cenovus.

Our student positions for 2024 are currently open! Review current opportunities here


Our Student Program provides meaningful, valuable and hands-on work experience. We recruit students from multiple disciplines, including engineering, geosciences, business, power engineering, IT, finance and accounting. Our Student Program supports co-op, summer, and practicum students with work terms that range from four to 16 months in length.

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New grads

Our New Grad Program aims to develop employees at the beginning of their careers by recruiting grads from multiple disciplines, exposing them to cross-functional experience and mentorship across our business, building a breadth of development and business acumen in the future leaders and technical experts of Cenovus. We recruit new grads from multiple disciplines, including engineering, geosciences, business, IT, finance and accounting, as well as a new program for trades apprentices (i.e. industrial mechanics, instrumentation technicians). Cenovus is also a pre-approved program provider with CPA Alberta. New grads complete three consecutive rotations and are then matched to a permanent position within the organization based on career aspirations, experience, past performance and opportunities available.

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Indigenous Scholarship

Every year, we offer scholarships for Indigenous students residing in our operating areas who are pursuing a full-time degree, diploma or certified trade.

STEM Scholarship

The Cenovus Energy STEM Scholarships are focused on empowering and attracting enthusiastic high achievers pursuing an education in science, engineering, technology, or math (STEM) disciplines.

2024 student opportunities
Are you a student looking for a new, exciting opportunity? All Cenovus student positions for 2024 are currently open. Apply now! 
Student & new grad FAQs

Have questions about our Student and New Grad Programs? Visit our FAQs.

Current opportunities

Want to join our team? Check out our latest job openings.