Frequently asked questions for Students of technical programs
Is there something you're unsure about? You should find the information here.
I’m a student in a Skilled Trades or Power Engineering program. Should I submit an application under the “Student and Graduates” web page?
The application process under the Student & Graduate section of our Careers site applies to University Degree Program students only. For our Technical College students, please visit www.shell.us/jobs for our current vacancies.
What job experience do I need as a technical program student?
Shell takes a broad view of both your past personal experiences as well as any past work experience you may have. Everyone brings different experiences and that’s the way we like it! Previous oil and gas experience is not a requirement.
What if there isn’t a job posted for me?
Opportunities for Student Operator Internships are posted based on business needs and therefore timing of vacancies will vary. Please continue to check back every couple of weeks to view our current opportunities at www.shell.us/jobs.
Does Shell offer scholarships?
Shell offers scholarships to selected students pursuing college degrees in certain technical programs as well as engineering and geosciences disciplines. For students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in two-year associate degree and technical disciplines, you can learn more here: https://www.shell.us/careers/students-and-graduates/scholarships/associates-degree-students.html.
I am interested in learning more about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers. Where can I find out more?
Visit our Energize Your Future with Shell web page at https://www.shell.us/sustainability/energize-your-future-with-shell.html to learn more about STEM careers, take career quizzes or find valuable industry association links in the Technical Talent Pipeline section.
I am considering starting a career in Petroleum or Process Technology. Where can I learn more?
Shell is a member of NAPTA, the North American Process Technology Alliance. Through collaboration of industry, educational institutions, government, and others, NAPTA supports the development of a diverse, qualified Process Technology talent pool to meet workforce needs in North America. You can learn more by visiting their website and viewing informative videos at https://www.naptaonline.org/videos.
Where can I learn more about projects and locations where you hire Operators and Skilled Craftspersons?
Visit our About Us page to learn more about Shell in the United States. We are helping to meeting global energy demand in a responsible way – focusing on delivery and growth and leveraging our strong portfolio of projects. Learn more about our groundbreaking projects by visiting http://www.shell.us/about-us/projects-and-locations.html.
How can I learn more about Shell?
To learn more about Shell in the United States, please visit our main website: http://www.shell.us.