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Sensors and Measurements Intern (12 months)

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Sensors and Measurements Intern (12 months)


Cambridge, UK

About Schlumberger:

We are Schlumberger, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done.

We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people's energy. We're looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what's possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it.

Job Summary:

You will join the Well Construction Sensors & Measurements programme at Schlumberger Cambridge Research and be involved in the research and development of novel chemical measurements and sensors for fluids characterisation. The majority of the work will be lab-based, carrying out experiments towards testing and developing robust methodologies for the electrochemical detection of various target analytes in drilling fluids filtrates and brines, as well as evaluating various corrosion monitoring measurements.

The successful candidate should be able to work effectively as part of a team, be enthusiastic and curious towards science and able to communicate effectively with the other members of the team.

You will be integrated into the research team and engage in weekly update meetings and regular reviews with the team. Tasks will be set during the update meetings, plus more regular informal meetings. Continuous engagement with your supervisor will ensure the project meets the set targets. An internal report is expected as one of the outcomes of your internship.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Ensure that laboratories and experimental activities are keep within Health & Safety standards guidelines
  • Plan and carry out experiments under the general supervision
  • Present the work to the Well Construction Sensors team
  • Assist with the laboratory housekeeping


Studying towards a Bachelors or Masters in Chemistry or related field.


Required skills:
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Good fundamental laboratory skills
  • Basic data analysis (e.g. Excel)

Exposure to any of the following would be a plus:
  • Laboratory practices
  • Electrochemical techniques and NOVA software
  • Analytical characterization techniques

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.
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