The Shell Graduate Programme

Our five-year training programme offers talented individuals a comprehensive introduction to various areas of Shell’s business and operations within the technical area of the Shell Graduate Programme.

You’ll embark on a robust programme from which those keen to become pioneers in their field can establish a long and fulfilling career.

Joining the Programme you will work alongside the industry’s leading technical experts and visionaries, and could gain experience as a Civil, Structures and Offshore Engineer on some of Shell’s most ground-breaking 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.

Civil, Structures and Offshore Engineering

As a Civil and Offshore Structures Engineer, you'll be part of a team of professionals working to maintain the structural integrity of our assets and deliver cost effective solutions. An Engineering job at Shell is a chance to progress your career with a global energy leader and an opportunity for you to make an impact on the future of the industry. As a Civil and Offshore Structures Engineer, you'll play a key role in the design of major projects and work alongside fellow problem solvers to maintain assets.

Roles and responsibilities

At Shell you'll have the chance to develop your technical competencies across the full range of Civil, Structures and Offshore Engineering roles, and in some cases go on short international development assignments. Roles can include:

  • Design of major projects
  • Operations
  • Asset maintenance

Your responsibilities could include:

  • Delivering technical support in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Undertaking site visits
  • Overseeing delivery from contractors

Training and development


You'll follow a structured programme leading to an external professional engineering qualification e.g. CEng MICE, RINA. The Shell Graduate Programme includes on-the-job training, exposure to a wide range of technical work and face-to-face training events. You can also expect senior staff coaching within Civil, Structures and Offshore Engineering and across broader engineering disciplines. On completion of the programme there are opportunities to work in your chosen area of expertise and for a full international assignment to one of our major projects or assets as a Civil, Structures and Offshore Engineer or in a related role.

Work alongside experts and visionaries

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