Internship - Geophysicist

Massy, France
Added: April 12, 2024
Company Description

CGG is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future.

As part of a diverse team committed to performance, you will exceed client expectations and push the boundaries of human ingenuity. As part of a global community of geoscientists, you will be challenged to excel and enabled to succeed anywhere in the world.

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Applicants must have the right to reside in France.

Please note that following French regulation, it is mandatory to establish a tripartite internship agreement. Please verify in advance if your school will be able to sign this type of agreement.

Job Description

This role is for physicists, mathematicians, geophysicists or engineers in their last year of school who are looking for a 6-month internship where they can put their theoretical knowledge and problem-solving skills to work on real Earth data.

As part of CGG Imaging you will use the latest world-leading signal processing, modelling, and imaging techniques and among the most advanced compute facilities in the world to build high-resolution 3D seismic images and models of subsurface structure and rock properties for our clients.

Working within a close-knit team, you will learn to manage complex technical projects, build expertise in data analysis & problem solving and develop innovative solutions in partnership with our R&D teams. You will also develop excellent communication skills and cultural awareness through training and interaction with our globally diverse clients and teams.

Possibility to get permanent employment contract after successful internship.


Students in the last year of Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Geophysics or Engineering.

No prior knowledge of geophysics or geology is expected or required.

What do we look for during the application process?

  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Technical knowledge in an area of applied mathematics or physics
  • Enthusiastic attitude towards learning and passion for your subject
  • The technical agility to adapt your existing knowledge to a new field
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts

Additional Information

Recruitment process:

Our recruitment process for this position consists of 3 steps: CV screening -> Automated video interview -> Final technical interview.

What benefits we offer for this position?

  • Remunerated internship depending on level of education
  • Access to company restaurant with subsidized price
  • Reimbursement of 50% of public transportation card in Ile-de-France region
  • Relocation assistance (housing allowance + train tickets) for students coming from outside of Ile-de-France region.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.