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Meet our graduates
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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In search of innovators
To be truly innovative is a remarkable quality. After all, how many people are really prepared to explore new ideas, opportunities and experiences? At Shell, we’re in search of remarkable, innovative people to join our pioneering work on some of the most groundbreaking engineering projects in the world.
Ever wonder what working as an engineer is like outside of the classroom and into the energy industry? Hear from our Discipline Engineer technical graduate, Rina Yang as she shares her career journey, experiences in Shell and insights into her role.
Contract & Procurement
A strong support network will smooth your entry into working life: a supervisor, on- the- job coaches, mentors and professional experts will be there to help you succeed. Caroline Ng sought for an exciting commercial career upon graduation as a Senior Buyer in Shell's Contracting & Procurement department. Find out how she hones her commercial acumen and leadership skills through day-to-day work activities and numerous challenges.
At the heart of the oil and gas industry, Tobias Chen joined Shell's graduate programme in Business Development. An exciting platform from which he can excel, feel pride in his achievements and propel is careers, all while having the flexibility to ensure that his work complements his life. Find out what makes his experience with Shell like no other.
Why should I join Shell?
Hear what young experts in the Shell Graduate Programme have to say about Shell. Contributing to solving critical real-world problems, getting involved in large-scale projects, having the opportunity to go wherever you want within a global organisation. Find out what appealed to them.
Learning, Development and Support
A culture of continuous learning helps you discover your strengths and develop your skills. As your knowledge builds, so does the possibility to experience more, such as working alongside intelligent, motivated people who have time to invest in you and your professional development.
The social side
Shell is a place where you're part of the team, not just a new joiner in the corner, as several people in the Shell Graduate Programme explain. It's a community, young and friendly, where you soon get to know everyone, especially as the social side of work is just as important as putting in the hours.
Life at Shell
Hear from just of few of our remarkable Shell employees whose careers have taken shape and progressed with Shell's industry leading development programme. From a Drilling Engineer talking about her escalating learning curve within the first year of her joining the Shell Graduate Programme, to how Yemi's role cuts across different functions and disciplines within Shell. Their expertise and ideas resonate on a local, cross-regional and international level.
Michelle, Demand Execution Lead IT
Shell's vision and strategy is to become the most innovative and competitive energy company and the key enabler for that is IT. Find out how Michelle's role provides the platform for different businesses within Shell to function.
Paula - Macro Distributor Business Development at Shell
Paula a Macro Distributor Manager for Lubricants sits in a global role working on global projects. Paula's role involves reviewing and analysing the business performance. Creating long term impact on the business and implementing results locally gives her great satisfaction and fulfilment in her role with Shell.
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