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🚀 Internship

Summer Intern - ​Rig Engineering

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited Mechanical or (Civil) Structural Engineering program, have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and be self-motivated and eager to learn. They should also possess solid comprehensive problem-solving skills, mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills, the ability to multitask and work well independently and in a team, curiosity and attention to detail, and technical competencies in drafting and computer skills. They should be able to draft technical reports and project updates and have physical capability for field travel.
  • The candidate will gain a basic understanding of drilling rigs, solve challenges, perform calculations, research suppliers, and report on ideas under supervision.

Summer Internship



  • Nabors is a Drilling Company in the petroleum industry seeking highly motivated and skilled Mechanical or (Civil) Structural Engineering juniors, seniors, and graduate students to join our Rig Engineering Team for a paid summer internship.
  • As an intern, in addition to gaining valuable oil & gas experience, you will be assigned a real-life challenges that will test your technical and problem-solving skills.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Mechanical or (Civil) Structural Engineering program with 1-2 summers left before graduation, or a graduate student pursuing a Master in the same fields.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn
  • Behavioral Competencies:
  • Solid comprehensive problem-solving skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Curiosity and Attention to detail.
  • Technical Competencies:
  • Ability to draft technical reports and project updates
  • MS Office computer skills
  • Drafting Fundamentals, including Passing Experience with Computer Aided Drafting Programs
  • Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
  • The primary location for this position is at our Corporate office with possible field travel to our various district offices and or rigs.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Gain a basic level understanding of oil & gas drilling rigs, including their structures, systems, and equipment
  • Brainstorm and attempt to solve real-world challenges under supervision of experienced engineers
  • Perform calculations to validate design options
  • Research suppliers and market available components as part of cost analysis for hypothetical solutions
  • Report on researched ideas – both written and presentation


Work type

Full time

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