Are you an impressive college or university student who wants to learn more about the energy industry? An internship at Plains may be for you.

While our Summer 2021 Intern Program has concluded, we ask you please forward your resume to to be considered for a future internship. Due to the volume of interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Plains Internship Program is one of the industry’s top formal training programs, providing post-secondary students with an opportunity to learn and develop the skills they need to pursue long, successful careers in the energy industry. We are looking for college and university sophomores, juniors, or seniors, working toward a related bachelor's degree with solid academic credentials along with significant extracurricular involvement. Strong written and verbal communications skills are key to our business as well as having strong attention to detail. Students must demonstrate effective planning and organizational skills, proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of products (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and a strong desire to learn more about the North American Oil and Gas business.
The PlainsInternship Program is primarily focused in the Houston and Calgary corporate offices and is a structured 10-16 week program starting in May and ending in August. The program provides interns with:
  • Challenging assignments with practical, on-the job experience
  • Valuable hands-on experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • An opportunity to explore future career options with Plains 
An Intern's responsibilities are dependent on placement within the organization.  We have opportunities in
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Land Administration
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Development
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior, working towards a Bachelor's degree
  • Solid academic credentials along with extracurricular involvement
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective planning and organizations skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong desire to learn the Oil & Gas business
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to with the subject line "Internship Program."
Please check with your campus Career Center to see when we will be recruiting at your school.