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Shell Graduate Programme

2014 UK Graduate Programme

Applications are now closed

Vital to our daily lives, energy could be the driving force behind a rewarding career with Shell. You may want to work in one of a huge variety of technical disciplines on offer. Or you might be interested in a commercial career working in a customer-facing role. Or perhaps you see yourself in a role in one of our world-leading corporate functions - Finance, Human Resources or Information Technology.

Your future, our future, the future of energy - Shell Graduate Programme

We’re looking for future energy experts, strategists and leaders to join our Graduate Programme. Combining structured training with real responsibilities from day one, the programme aims to get you on the path to reaching your full potential. 

You’ll receive world class entry level education in whatever business you’re working within the energy sector

Travis – Contracts Representative, US Graduate
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What we offer you

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A place on our Graduate Programme will give you real responsibilities from day one and structured training over a period of three to five years guiding you towards a successful and professionally fulfilling career.  Whatever your career path you can join us in developing solutions to the world's resource challenges.  For penultimate year students our Assessed Internships offer the chance to explore the Industry and find out whether Shell is right for you, and this route may result in an offer of a place on our Graduate Programme after you graduate.

What our current graduates say

"The emphasis on development at Shell is just incredible. It is really astonishing. It’s also really obvious that there’s a huge amount of potential to go a long way with Shell." - Finlay McPhail, Imperial College Graduate now a Civil Structures Offshore Engineer, based in Rijswijk.

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Shell Ideas360

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Changing the world – one idea at a time

Shell Ideas360 is a global innovation competition for university students, aimed at generating original ideas for tackling global Energy, Water and Food challenges


Top-priority graduate positions that Shell is currently recruiting for. 

2014 UK Graduate Programme

Applications have now closed

We will re-open 25th August 2014 for 2015 start dates and a very limited number of vacancies for start dates in 2014.