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Step 2: Online Assessment

Once you’ve submitted your application you will receive an email notification with instructions on how to complete the online assessment. If necessary, you can save your work on the exercises and return to it at a later time with the only exception being the timed, problem-solving task.

The online assessment has been designed to help us get to know each other better. While completing the exercises we’ll take you on a journey around our business operations that help create better working solutions for our customers around the globe.

The online assessment consists of two components:

  • a series of competency-based questions
  • a decision-making and a problem-solving task

You’ll need to successfully complete the first component of the assessment before proceeding to the second.

Part 1: is a series of competency-based questions. These will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and will not be timed.  Once completed, you’ll receive an email notification of the outcome.

Part 2: If you’ve successfully completed part one of the assessment, we’ll then ask you to complete part two which consists of two tasks: a decision-making task that assesses how you respond to common situations that Shell graduates may face, and a problem-solving task that assesses your capacity for solving numerical problems. The decision-making task is not timed, but the problem-solving task has a set time limit of 18 minutes to complete this part of the exercise.

In total, part two of the online assessment should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.