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We asked Shell employees on our Graduate Programme working in different roles around our organisation to talk about their expectations and experiences. Listen to what they have to say.

The World as a Shell Graduate

Taking control of her career

Working on Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site as a Process Control Technologist, Shiau Yinn first came to Shell on an Assessed Internship while studying Chemical Engineering at the National University of Singapore. But she says it was growing up in oil-rich Brunei that gave her the initial impetus to target a career in the energy industry.

Petrophysicist - From intern to Shell graduate

Travel enthusiast Abhinandan Kohli applies his skills as a Petrophysicist to make an impact on Shell operations worldwide. He’s currently based in Shell Technology Centre Bangalore, where he works on projects as far afield as Brunei, Egypt’s Saharan desert and Italy’s Southern Apennines.

Mechanical Integrity Engineer - Start small, think big

Mechanical Integrity engineer Mohammed Al Athaba joined the Shell Graduate Programme in 2012. Today he works in Qatar on Pearl GTL, the world’s largest Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) plant, but it’s only the beginning, he says.

Project Pipeline Engineer - Settling for the best

Mustafa Al-Najim joined the Shell Graduate Programme six months after graduating with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from London’s Brunel University. Mustafa is now learning on the job as a Project Pipeline Engineer at one of the richest oil fields in the world: the Majnoon oil field in Iraq.

Subsea Controls Engineer - Making a difference from day one

Prashanthini Sunderan is a Subsea Controls Engineer on the Shell Graduate Programme. She currently works on the commissioning and start-up of the Gumusut-Kakap deep-water installation off the coast of Malaysia, the first of its kind for Shell in the country.

Civil & Offshore Structures Engineer - Challenge accepted

Read more about how they got onboard the graduate programme, their adventures, proud moments and tasks at hand in their roles.

Wells Engineer - Engineering his own career

How Floris Duursma has benefited from the support network and development opportunities inside Shell’s engineering division.

Flow Assurance Engineer - Finding your career path

Joanne Kramer takes full advantage of the opportunity to develop her own career path through the Shell Graduate Programme.

IT Project Manager - Limitless application for IT graduates

Why outstanding graduate-turned-IT Project Manager Yongqin Du was attracted to Shell’s exciting Graduate Programme

Electrical Maintenance Engineer - She’s electric

Maria Noriega crossed continents to study then take up a place on the Shell Graduate Programme.

Activities on campus

Shell grad back on campus

Read Emil's story, who joined Shell from Delft University to become a Well Site Drilling Engineer. Emil's now back on his old campus inspiring others.

Connecting with potential colleagues on campus

Read about why Chemicals Finance Analyst Si-Yng Tan returns to her old university campus to inspire students about working in the energy industry.

Inspiring the next generation of explorers and innovators

By sharing her experiences as a Process Technologist at Shell, Janice Lim is helping undergrads back on her old campus make informed career choices.

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