Our Graduate Programme will help you make the most of your potential, personally and professionally:

  • 2-5 year development programme, tailored to your chosen area.
  • Challenging and substantial responsibilities from your very first entry into the business.
  • A structured development programme, highly valued across the industry.
  • Working for a globally recognised brand, tackling significant global challenges.
  • Excellent flexibility and work-life balance.

Your learning journey

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A challenging and exciting career

Every step of the way, we’ll support you through a combination of structured training, informal on-the-job learning, regular check-ins, and inspiring mentors.

Whether you’re experiencing different areas of our business or different major projects, you’ll always have opportunities to develop and grow. Above all, we’ll help you nurture rock solid foundations for a challenging and exciting career.

Coaching and mentoring

At the outset, you will be assigned a senior supervisor to help guide your progression. They will agree a planned course of action with you and provide all the means necessary to achieve your career goals.

New roles and project assignments

You will have the opportunity to sample two or three roles, each offering a broad range of challenging responsibilities.

Formal training

To enhance your practical training, you will be enrolled onto formal learning courses specific to your area of expertise. They may include offsite or onsite learning, with accreditations at societies or qualifications, depending on your chosen discipline.

Progress checks

You will receive regular formal progress checks to ensure we are doing everything we can to support your learning journey.

End-of-year assessment

You will be given the chance to demonstrate your new skills and commercial knowledge during assessments at the end of each year, as well as a final assignment before completing the programme.

 

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What we look for

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Entry requirements

  • Degree - explore our Degree Matcher to discover which career paths you can follow in the Shell Graduate Programme with your qualifications. When you apply, you can use the results from the Degree Matcher to indicate the career area within Shell you are most interested in.
  • Year of study – for the Shell Graduate Programme, you must be in your final year of study or have graduated from a recognised university.
  • Academic records - there are no specific academic requirements for grades, however we do expect candidates to have a strong academic record.

Assessment Criteria

Throughout the application and assessment process, you’ll be assessed using the following three criteria, which we call the CAR criteria:

Capacity

To see how well you absorb information, analyse problems, make fact-based decisions, and propose innovative solutions.

Achievement

To assess how you get things done, for example your drive, resilience, self-confidence, and organisational skills.

Relationships

To look at how well you work in teams, communicate and respect others.

How to apply

Application process

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