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 2023 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 accelerates the development of employees who are just starting out in their careers with the goal of developing and mentoring future leaders of Cenovus. We recruit new grads from multiple disciplines, including engineering, geosciences, business, IT, finance and accounting. Cenovus is also a pre-approved program provider with CPA Alberta. Our New Grad Program is three years in length and upon successful completion of the program, participants will be matched to a regular employee position based on business need and available positions, as well as their career aspirations, experience and performance.

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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.

2023 student opportunities
Are you a student looking for a new, exciting opportunity? All Cenovus student positions for 2023 are currently open. Apply now! 
Student & new grad FAQs

Have questions about the application process and where to start? Visit our FAQs.

Current opportunities

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

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