Assessed Internship in Engineering/Science

Who we’re looking for:

Growing energy needs are the world’s biggest challenge.  To solve this in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible we need remarkable problem solvers, keen to make their impact.  Engineers and scientists able to collaborate, think creatively and commercially. 

“People are passionate about what they do.  I also like Shell’s dynamic work environment.  You work together as a team with people from all different disciplines to resolve any challenge.”

– Maria, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Shell Technical Graduate Programme.

Are you keen to see how we bring to life projects that will impact on the future of energy?  As one of the most innovative companies in the world, we offer the chance to join our technical teams taking this journey of discovery, pushing boundaries and exploring frontiers as we go.

The Assessed Internships we offer in our in technical functions can potentially lead to a place on our Graduate Programme. They also provide an opportunity to find out what it’s like to work in an industry that impacts directly on the future of our planet.

Our Programme:

For Shell, innovative technology is a way of life – we’re driven by the talented scientists, engineers and technicians who help keep us at the forefront of our industry.

Lasting typically twelve weeks but sometimes as long as twelve months, our internships involve you in live projects specifically matched to your interests and abilities. This is not just work experience – this is working for Shell, in real teams, alongside true professionals. You receive regular and structured performance evaluation from your mentor and direct supervisor, and find out what the energy industry is really like, from the inside.

Projects vary from year to year but occur within a number of technical functions including:

  • Asset Maintenance Engineering
  • Discipline Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geology / Geomatics
  • HSSE and Social Performance
  • Logistics
  • Maritime
  • Mechanical Static
  • Petrophysics
  • Process Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Production Manufacturing
  • Production Technology/Production Chemistry
  • Technical Project Management
  • Research & Development
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Rotating & Equipment Engineering
  • Technical Data Management
  • Well Engineering

Rewards and benefits include:

  • A real project with a significant level of business impact
  • A structured programme designed to provide opportunities for learning
  • Working for a globally recognized brand tackling globally significant challenges
  • Comprehensive Financial Rewards and on site facilities

Your Background

You should be studying towards a Master’s degree and in your penultimate year of study, graduating in 2019.

  • You may want to use the Degree Matcher to find what role suits your degree
  • The initial rotation on the programme will be based in London

Your application

The application process for our graduate programmes is rigorous, but is designed to enable the most talented graduates to stand out.  After submitting an online application, you will be invited to complete our online assessments and our on demand video interview. Successful candidates will be invited to final stage of the selection process in a virtual assessment. This stage includes a live virtual case study session with two Shell employees who will host the discussion. You will be assigned a topic relating to an aspect of your case, and then asked to prepare a presentation.

Through this process we will be assessing candidates’: 

  • Capacity – the intellectual ability to analyse and apply unfamiliar information to complex situations;
  • Achievement – the ability to identify and manage resources in order to deliver results;
  • Relationship-building – the ability to work within, and lead, diverse teams

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