Electrical Engineering Shell Assessed Summer Internship Programme

Why Shell?

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, push boundaries, 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, Shell Technical Graduate Programme.

Do you have a passion to 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.

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Your Programme in Electrical Engineering:

Joining the Programme you’ll work alongside the industry’s leading technical experts and visionaries, and could gain experience on some of Shell’s most groundbreaking engineering projects. Within Shell you’ll find a supportive work environment, working with teams across the globe. You’ll be encouraged to take an innovative approach, while developing your skills and technical capabilities.

Shell’s Electrical Engineers’ responsibilities include troubleshooting and resolving electrical issues, designing hardware and software, and monitoring power distribution.

An Engineering job at Shell is not only a chance to progress your career with a global energy leader and expand your horizons, but an opportunity for you to make an impact on the future of the industry. As an Electrical Engineer, you’ll play a key role in successful project delivery and work alongside fellow creative thinkers, problem solvers and innovators keen to push boundaries. We’ll ensure that you are constantly developing your expertise and abilities.

The Assessed Internships we offer in our in our Technical functions can lead to a potential place on our Graduate Programme. They also provide an opportunity to find out what it’s like to work in some of the biggest and most innovative departments of their kind, in an industry that impacts directly on the future of our planet.

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Your Assessed Internships:

Lasting typically twelve weeks, 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.

Example projects:

  • Battery Failure Investigation
  • Brent Delta: Lessons Learned – as part of the Brent Decommissioning
  • 4D Feasibility Study - Using Fluid Substitution and Pressure Modelling

Your 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
  • Min of £19,000 (pro rata)

Your Background

  • You should have studied Electrical Engineering or Power Engineering.
  • You will need to have experience or have studied subjects around electrical power, motors and drives, high voltage or system studies.
  • You should be studying towards a Master’s degree and in your penultimate year of study, graduating in 2018.

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 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

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: May 31, 2017
  • Salary: £19,000
  • Placement Duration: Summer
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Region: Scotland - North
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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