Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Geoscientist

2020 Graduate Programme

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A Technology Company with a Passion for Innovation

CGG is a pioneering Technology Company providing world-class fully integrated Geoscience services within the global energy sector. We employ in excess of 5,300 people worldwide, who bring a unique blend of talent and energy through working together to deliver unrivalled innovative solutions to our customers.

Through our cutting-edge Technology in Geoscience and customer focus, we have achieved outstanding leadership with a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients' energy challenges. We bring our clients a unique range of technologies and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images, geological data and remote sensing information of the Earth’s subsurface structures.

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Job Description

Are you passionate about science and geology? Do you want to use your technical and creative thinking to solve real problems?

We provide an advanced reservoir toolbox, specialised expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, and extensive experience in the major hydrocarbon basins around the world to help our clients qualify and quantify their reservoirs. CGG is a recognised leader in our industry and our international teams are dedicated to solving our clients’ complex challenges.

Become Part of our Team

You will work in a project-focused team responsible for working in collaboration with our clients and delivering impressive results every time.

You will use your geoscience skills and be responsible for generating and interpreting geological and geophysical data; compiling and synthesising results. Using your geological and geophysical knowledge, in an applied environment, you will work in a multi discipline team and have responsibility for using a range of techniques and processes to contribute to and prepare professional reports.

We are looking for individuals who are intuitive, ask questions and will continuously seek to improve our interpretations and processes.

*Please note that due to the popularity of this role, we will start reviewing all new applications December 2019*


Educated to Master’s or PhD degree level in any of the following disciplines; Geology, Geoscience or Geophysics.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Passion and enthusiasm for science, geology and problem solving challenges
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in data interpretation
  • Ability to build and develop positive client relationships
  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver on project deadlines
  • Open communication and collaboration with teams and clients
  • Enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges or changes in direction
  • Strongly desirable: programming, data science, statistics, or related skills.

Learning and Development

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG University platform.­

Benefits Package

  • Salary starting from £26,000 p.a.
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Initially 22 days holiday with future increases, complemented by a flexible buying and selling holiday program
  • Company contributory pension plan
  • Accommodation assistance programme
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs, tailored to suit individual or family needs
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support our staff

We Care about our Staff and Environment

We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.

We recognise and actively support the wellbeing of our staff through many different initiatives;

  • Onsite exercise classes and promoting active lifestyles
  • Our restaurant, offering great food and a highly effective social and work space
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Many discounts schemes, including Gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme.

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £26,000 + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Llandudno (North Wales)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Science

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