The Shell Graduate Program

The Shell Graduate Program is designed to help you make the most of your potential, both professionally and personally. From day one, you’ll have a supervisor and mentor to help you establish and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining your career goals and how you’ll achieve them. This plan dictates how much time you’ll spend in the program, which can be anywhere from 2 to 3 years. Throughout this time, you’ll be placed in a wide range of hands-on roles with competence-building tasks, challenging and inspiring you to discover your strengths, develop your skills and broaden your experience in various real-world situations. 

This program will also give you the opportunity to hone your expertise and leadership abilities and obtain industry-recognized qualifications through formal training courses, discipline-specific e-learning modules and world-class workshops. In addition, you’ll receive support from an international network of seasoned industry professionals. To monitor and track your performance in the program, your supervisor and mentor will conduct regular progress checks. Upon successful completion of your final review, you’ll be placed in the Shell Advanced Technical Program, which will prepare you for a more senior role at our company.

Technical IT Professional

In this position, you’ll be an essential part of the Technical and Competitive Information Technology (TaCIT) team; an innovative and wide-reaching hybrid department that integrates IT with areas of expertise such as Geosciences, Reservoir Engineering and Petroleum Engineering. You will deliver bespoke, high-end IT services to all parts of Shell’s business, including defining product requirements, developing computer code, documenting use/test cases, performing technology assessments and coordinating user support.

Roles and responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and developing product requirements from interactions with a diverse range of stakeholders to build and maintain models in the portfolio (this includes Shell-developed models and the configuration and customization of third-party licensed software products)
  • Providing modeling, algorithm development and research assistance as required in order to sustain the business portfolio
  • Creating testing methods and test cases applicable for Engineering Products portfolio elements


Training and development opportunities

The resources and learning opportunities available to you at Shell are some of the best in the industry. As a graduate curious to know more about your chosen field you’ll benefit from a well-established learning and development program, fully aligned with the requirements for professional progression.

We aim to develop your competencies and capabilities in as short a time as possible, and enable you to make the most of the opportunities presented to you. You’ll receive regular progress checks from experienced professionals to ensure you are properly supported on your development path.


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