Internships that Develop Future Career Opportunities

SBM Offshore’s Houston office provides professional paid internships to students seeking opportunities to engage in relevant work experiences providing the necessary advantage in today’s competitive job market. We partner with our interns to provide real work experiences that help launch future careers and are committed to hiring annually from relationships developed from our internship program. Our internship program actively recruits from local resources, as well as throughout the United States and internationally.

SBM offers internships to individuals who are obtaining a bachelors degree and have reached junior status with the university. In addition, we offer higher level internships and co-ops to individuals who are obtaining their Master’s and PhD’s.

Internships are offered throughout the year for those whose schedules will permit.

Benefits of our internship program include:

  • Enhancing your resume with experience within your related discipline.
  • Building industry contacts for your future job search.
  • Learning more about deepwater technologies and the offshore industry.
  • Applying academic learning to hands-on situations.
  • Experience working in professional office environment and increased knowledge of engineering software.
  • Learning career-related skills such as, public speaking, report-writing and customer relations.
  • Enhancing communication skills needed in the workplace.


As a leader in deepwater technologies our work experiences provide our interns the advantage of marketability as a job candidate, while gaining a greater understanding about your chosen field. By participating in an internship program you will have an opportunity to find out many of the positive aspects of your chosen career path in advance, and truly enter your field with opportunities to succeed. Many of the mentors that work with interns are industry leaders and have doctorate degrees in addition to years of practical experience. This provides the intern with unique perspective on the link between Academia and Industry. Interns are typically introduced to a number of industry leaders during their internship, both inside and outside SBM Atlantia.

Our internship program provides students professional experience in many disciplines:


  • Mechanical
  • Marine
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Naval Architecture
  • Structural
  • Weight Control
  • Systems
  • Drilling
  • Piping
  • Process

Other Professions

  • Finance/Accounting
  • Information Services / Information Technology
  • Office Services
  • Human Resources
  • QA/HSE
  • Marketing


These disciplines are applied to a range of real world projects in advanced deepwater technology and renewable energy. Interns can work at the frontiers of offshore technology and in some cases we have named interns as co-inventors on patent applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Internship opportunities are also available in the Operations and Administration Fields.