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At Shell, we are in search of students to join our Spring Week Programme who are graduating in 2021 with an interest in our Technical or Commercial skill pools. The need to solve the global energy challenge requires world class talent across a range of degree disciplines and backgrounds. Join us to help shape the future of energy by exploring, discovering and creating real solutions for a growing planet.

Shell Spring Week is a week long experience to understand the Energy Industry and explore the careers that you could undertake at Shell. Taking place during Spring and in London, the experience is designed develop your personal leaderships skills and gain a professional network to get you a head start in your career.

Why should I attend?

Impactful Experience: You’ll gain a wealth of knowledge and understanding through workshops, case studies and skill sessions.

Discover and Propel: Learn about our Upstream & Downstream businesses and see an overview of the Shell group of companies.

Connected: You will have the chance to speak to our Senior Leaders, recent Shell graduates and the recruitment team.

Future Opportunities: Learn about and understand the career you could have at Shell.

Where and when is it?

Date – 15th – 19th April, 2019

Venue – Shell Centre, York Road, London SE1 7NA

Who can apply

For candidates seeking to join Technical roles in the future, you should be completing a Masters course or obtaining a higher qualification and be expected to graduate in 2021.

For candidates seeking to join Commercial roles in the future, you should be completing a Bachelors or higher qualification and expected to graduate in 2021.

Shell Spring Week is open to all disciplines.

Sarah Hopkin, Trainee Materials & Corrosion Engineer

"I wasn't entirely sure what I wanted to do"

While I was studying for a degree in Materials Science at Oxford University, I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do afterwards, I only knew I wanted to go into a technical role in industry. Through OxFEST (Oxford Females in Engineering, Science and Technology), a network sponsored by Shell, I learned about Shell’s Spring Week, which I attended during the Easter of my second year, in 2014.

I had decided not to study Earth Sciences at university partly because I didn’t want to work in oil and gas! However, my perception of the energy industry was entirely changed during the week I spent in London. Through exposure to many different areas of the business, I came to understand the importance of engineers like me, who can provide innovative solutions to ever-evolving problems. I saw the opportunities presented by Shell, and applied for a job towards the end of my degree.

Today I am one year into the Shell Graduate Programme, working in the Netherlands as a Materials and Corrosion Engineer. As part of a small team, I support the offshore platforms in the Southern North Sea, where we manage the corrosion risks to acceptable levels to ensure safety and operational continuity. Every day is new, different and challenging. Shell is supporting me to build my technical knowledge and develop my leadership skills, and I am looking forward to a bright career in Energy.

Sarah Hopkin, Trainee Materials & Corrosion Engineer

Application process

Shell Spring Week is week-long programme for students graduating in 2021. The programme is open to both Technical and Commercial disciplines. Travel costs within the UK will be reimbursed and accommodation will be provided on a case by case basis.

Shell is an equal opportunities employer. If you require any adjustments to the application process and/or online tests due to disability or a long-term health condition, please contact us at

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