SPE Celebrates Recent Graduates
SPE offers a variety of resources for graduates including free access to career development articles, videos, podcasts, and more. Graduating student chapter members are eligible to receive one free year of an SPE professional membership.
It’s time to flip the tassels and throw caps into the air as students across the globe graduate! SPE is committed to providing resources for recent graduates as they embark on their career journey including free access to career development articles, videos, podcasts, and more. Graduating student chapter members are also eligible to receive one free year of an SPE professional membership.
TWA Resources for Recent Graduates
- How To Build a Data-Driven Oil and Gas Resume
- How To Land Your First Oil and Gas Job
- Academia to Workforce: Improving the Marketability of Your Petroleum Engineering Degree
- Acing Your Next Job Interview: Gaining An Advantage in a Saturated Job Market
- Three Interview-Winning Ways To Build an Effective LinkedIn Presence
- Podcast: What Not To Say in an Interview
- Reaching Out and Going Beyond—How To Stand Out Among Thousands of Job Applicants
- Discover A Career
- Energy Stream—Young Professionals Channel
SPE Professional Membership
SPE’s more than 13,000 young professional (YP) members aged 35 and under receive full benefits as part of their membership, including conference discounts, free or discounted access to online education, 10 free technical papers each year, a complimentary subscription to the Journal of Petroleum Technology, and a wealth of resources for networking, knowledge building, career advancement, and streaming content. YPs can also participate in SPE’s Young Member Engagement Committee which develops and implements programs and activities for university students and YPs.
Student Chapter Benefits
More than 52,000 student members are involved in 427 student chapters linked to universities around the world and supported by local sections. Active student members work closely with their sponsoring SPE section, faculty advisors, and department heads to host industry-related events and network with peers and local industry professionals, leading to potential career-advancing connections and skills.
SPE student chapters exist in 127 countries across the globe. In February 2023, 10 new student chapters were formed in several countries. Students interested in joining an existing student chapter or forming one can visit SPE’s student chapter webpage to learn more. Additionally, students may receive a free student membership when you sign up for the SPE Student Dues program sponsored by Chevron. Learn more about the benefits of maintaining your SPE membership after graduating.
Future graduates can also participate in SPE’s Virtual Career Pathways Fair, hosted annually in April. This event allows participants to take part in quick-fire mentoring sessions via chat or one-to-one video calls to talk about the future of specific job roles as well as how you can prepare for them.