Total Interns

Interns at Total get a great insight into different parts of our business and our global activities.

Find out about their experiences, their educational backgrounds and what they have learnt from their Total internships.

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Yassine

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Meet Yassine! He’s an intern at Total E&P in France, working in the Strategy, Planning, Portfolio & Performance division hosted by the Data Analytics Competence Center (DACC)   “I work in the S3P division (Strategy, Planning, Portfolio & Performance) in Paris. During my internship, I am being hosted by the Data Analytics Competence Cen...

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Liang

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“I met the president of Total Trading & Shipping, at a reception held at my home institution, MIT, where I am a 3rd-year PhD student in astrophysics, with a background in statistical analysis. I introduced myself and submitted a copy of my resume, and luckily Total had a position that matched my skills and interests perfectly. About a month later, I...

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Geraud

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Meet Geraud! A former intern with the Geomatics Technologies team of Total E&P Paris, he has won a prestigious Student Award from the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies (IFHS) for his work in this field. “I have a generalist engineering training (mathematics, computer science, mechanics, management and marketing) but then specia...

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Kristen

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“I’m currently studying for my undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Foundation Excellence Award is one of the main scholarships, sponsored by Total, that I have benefited from at Texas A&M University. While it has allowed me to fully focus on my studies and to get the most out of my education, it has also given me...

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Gitte

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Meet Gitte!  She’s a second year master student in petroleum geology, currently doing an internship in the development team of the geosciences department of Total E&P Netherlands.   “Every year Total visits the Utrecht University for interviews for internships in collaboration with the SPE Student Chapter in Utrecht and I feel very lucky ...

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Julien

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Meet Julien!  He’s a final-year engineering student and a former Total intern.   “I had subscribed to the job alert, which meant I received internship opportunities as soon as they were published. I had also prepared a draft of my CV and cover letter for Total. When I saw an internship offer that matched my skills and aspirations, I applied v...

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Alexandra

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Meet Alexandra! She’s an intern at Total E&P Headquarters in Pau, France, where she is part of the Subsea Maintenance Methods Department.   “In 2014, I attended Total Summer School in Paris, France, which was a great opportunity to learn about Total, as well as network with students, engineers, and HR representatives. Then Total came to my uni...

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Jelte

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Let’s get to know Jelte! He’s an intern within the Inspection & Corrosion department (ICD) at TEPNL, The Hague in The Netherlands.   “I had a first internship interview with a recruiter who then introduced me to the Inspection Methods Engineer for the second interview. A week later I got a call that I could start the first of June!   ...

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Quentin

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Introducing Quentin!  He’s an intern in Total’s Research and Development (R&D) department, within Exploration and Production.   “This is a multidisciplinary department, so being adaptive and able to manage multiple tasks is really important. In fact, at my internship interview, the panel focused on my ability to do just this.   ...

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Victoria

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“My name is Victoria and I am doing my internship in the well productivity operations department at Total E&P Congo. After my bachelor’s degree in Congo I went to France to continue my graduate studies. I have a degree in Applied Physics and I am currently finishing my studies Engineering Fluid Mechanics and Energetics at the University of Lorraine in Na...

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Marine

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Meet Marine, our featured intern in Bolivia.   “I completed my Master’s degree in Human Resources and then joined Total for a 6-month internship, as an HR Development Analyst in Total E&P Bolivia (TEPBO).   This internship has given me a great chance to reconnect with my own past; I lived in La Paz for 2 years when I was younger. On...

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Eudes

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Meet Eudes! He’s an intern in Total E&P Congo’s, in the department responsible for the maintenance and supervision of operations.   “How did I get this internship? I sent a CV and covering letter at first, and then the university relations team took me through the rest of the process. My primary studies were in electrical engineering, with a f...

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Arnaud

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Meet Arnaud! He’s just finished a 6-month internship with Total in Pointe Noire, Congo working in the Moho Nord Drilling Engineering Department.   “I’m in charge of creating and implementing the Drilling Improvement Process (DIP) on the Moho Nord project. This is to continuously improve our drilling performances by establishing a rigorous mon...

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