Shell Graduate Programme Vacancy

Shell is a global group of companies which specializes more on energy and petrochemicals, with approximately 87,000 people employed and also operating in more than 70 countries in the world at large.

Their main aim is to meet the energy needs of our present society in a way that it become more economically, socially and environmentally viable for us, both in the now and in the future. Their focus on innovation and technology has made them a leader in the manufacturing, distributing, and marketing of refined petroleum products in the world at large.

Presently, shell is developing all kinds of ideal to help meet the concurrent growing demand for energy, and to that effect, shell is looking for ambition students or graduate who will help them fulfill their optimum goals.  


Job position;

Shell Graduate Programme

Shell Graduate Programme is a development framework that enables new graduates to become fully independent Shell professionals in 2-5 years. At Shell, new graduates have access to an unparalleled range of roles and world-class training and development opportunities, including:

  • World class training (classroom based learning, e-learning modules, accreditation)
  • Leadership skills development
  • Networking, Coaching and Mentoring relationships
  • Job Rotations in different businesses

Discipline Required;

  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Geology

Shell is looking for graduates who has completed their undergraduate degree program from 2013 to 2016 with a minimum of 2: 1 (that is; second class upper division), with prove of completion of their National Youth Service Program (NYSC).

As part of their remarkable student identification process, they make use of a competency-based assessment methodology which focuses on Capacity, Achievement and Relationships (CAR)

On Capacity: they’re looking for people who are intelligent, analytical, and creative ability to learn quickly, identify issues, and propose innovative solutions.

On Achievement: they want those that are high-achievers full of curiosity, self-confidence and organizational skills.

On Relationship: they’re searching for strong communicators who can work well within a team, respect others via encouraging and supporting their follow colleagues.


    • Trainee Commercial Adviser
    • Trainee Production Engineers
    • Trainee Reservoir Engineers
    • Human Resource Analyst
    • Trainee Well Engineers
    • Trainee Discipline Engineers
    • Trainee Project Engineers
    • Trainee Production Geologists

    Method of Application 

      Candidates will be asked to select their preferred business areas that they would like to apply for on the “Shell Graduate Programme” within the Application form.

      Although, you will be matched into a particular role to function, based on your skills.

      Whilst you will not be required to apply for a specific Shell position If you are interested in a specific role, you can express interest within your cover letter.

      Finally, they will review all applications and fill roles on a rolling basis. They may also close up particular business areas once they are filled.

      And to review the availability of the business areas within Shell platform, please visit the Role Availability prior to submit your application.

      Please Note: Candidates who do not meet the above requirement will be disqualified, and those who summits multiple applications will also be disqualified

      Application portal opens 1st June and closes 14th June 2017.

      Click here to apply online