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Intern, Landman 2018 - Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Position Summary
As a Land Intern, you will be assigned to an asset team within a Business Unit and you'll be exposed to and responsible for many phases of land work including deal negotiation, contract writing, due diligence and decision support for Land, Commercial and Business Unit management. You will be exposed to and responsible for lease, contract and division order ownership analysis with supervision, computerized mapping, data entry/analysis projects in ConocoPhillips’ Land systems, data integrity analysis support for both surface and mineral estates. In addition, you will receive diversified training through on-the-job assignments using the technical skills you have acquired in college or through your work experiences.  The work will develop you technically and professionally, and will involve personal interaction with office and possibly field employees. A mentor, an experienced employee within Land and/or Real Property Administration will be assigned to you. You will also be assigned a Landman to assist your transition into ConocoPhillips' corporate environment.
Assignments will typically be at our site located in Houston, Texas. Typical length of our internships varies from 10 to 14 weeks based on the project and your availability.
Responsibilities may include: 

  • Complete project or projects targeted to experience level, working with mentor and other land staff and presenting the results to Lower 48 Land Management.
  • Exposure to land work negotiations, contract writing, due diligence and decision support for Land, Commercial and Business Unit management
  • Responsible for lease, contract and division order ownership analysis

Our Company
At ConocoPhillips innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. We are the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production company and we don’t hire just the GPA, we hire the person who earned it. 
We strive to represent and reflect the global communities in which we live and work. To deliver superior performance, we create an inclusive environment that respects the contributions and differences of every individual. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation throughout our company, and we all play a role in giving our company a competitive business advantage.



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States 
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher (MBA or JD/LL.M.) in Business Administration with a focus in Energy Commerce, Energy Law, Energy Management, Petroleum Land Management or other related discipline
  • A minimum of ten (10) continuous weeks’ availability for internship
  • Current level in college: Freshman through Senior or Graduate Student 
  • Expected graduation date: Fall 2018 through Spring/Fall 2021

  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Previous internships or co-op's in an energy related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products
  • Ability to invite dialogue to gain a shared understanding and influences with confidence to drive performance and achieve business results
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how key financial and quantitative indicators impact the business
  • Demonstrates taking ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable and standing up for what is right

ConocoPhillips will conduct on-site interviews at many universities in the U.S. during Fall 2017. Please check with your university career services to find out if and when we will be visiting your campus. If ConocoPhillips is interviewing on your campus, you must register with your career service office and complete your online application prior to the university deadlines to be considered for these on-site interviews. If we are not making a site visit to your campus and you are selected for an interview, our recruiters will contact you directly to make arrangements. 
To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 22, 2017.  
Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. 
ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status. 


  • JobId: 00PYC
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Experience Level: Not Specified
  • Posted / Updated: 10/1/2017