CGG is a global leader in high-tech geoscience employing around 4,600 people and operating from 42 locations worldwide. We offer a unique range of innovative technologies, services and equipment designed to provide extremely precise data on the Earth; primarily to support exploration for and optimal development of natural resources. Join us to deliver unrivalled geoscience insight to our clients using innovative geophysical and geological techniques and our powerful software.
Within our UK teams we hire physicists, mathematicians, geoscientists, remote sensing specialists, data scientists and computer scientists to understand and interpret complex seismic, satellite and geological data using pioneering technology.
Our culture of learning and approach to career development enables the design of tailored courses to suit the specific needs of our employees. This aids personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, given by external experts and our dedicated internal training team.
We recognise the importance of work life balance and community for our employees; with flexible working, relaxed dress code policies, onsite exercise classes, canteen and regular social committee events. This includes discount schemes such as gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme. There are also opportunities for volunteering particularly in STEM outreach and other local and company-wide initiatives.
The world beneath our feet is both incredibly complex and the source of the natural resources fundamental to the functioning of our society. We use the latest signal processing, modelling and imaging techniques and some of the most advanced CPU & GPU compute facilities in the world to build high-resolution 3D images and models of subsurface structure and rock properties for our clients.
We operate a collaborative team-based structure with each team focusing on one or two client-facing projects. Every project is different, whether it is the geological environment, the data acquisition and imaging technology or the client objectives. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about using their problem solving skills and whose natural curiosity about physics and the earth will keep CGG at the forefront of innovation in geoscience.
Integrated or postgraduate Masters or PhD in any of the following disciplines: Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics/Astronomy, Natural Sciences with a Physics specialisation.
Please note this role is open only to students graduating in 2021 with no prior professional experience. Please include a cover letter with your application. Note we do not accept re-applications.
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Our graduate intake for 2021 will be in late summer/early autumn. We will discuss start dates when we make our offer.
Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs our employees 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 learning hub.
We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.
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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