Shell EmployAbility Assessed Summer 2015 Internship in Engineering/Science


Start Date

 July 2015


 Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


 Penultimate and final year students and graduates of Engineering/Science degrees.


 10-12 weeks




 Midnight Sunday, 31st January 2015

EmployAbility is delighted to be working with Shell to offer disabled students and graduates the opportunity to apply for the Shell EmployAbility Internship programme.

Why Shell?

Do you have the passion, the creativity and the drive to bring to life the innovations and projects that will become the future of energy?  As one of the most innovative companies in the world, Shell are looking for remarkable graduates to join them on this exciting journey of discovery, pushing boundaries and exploring frontiers as they go. On the Shell Graduate Programme you’ll collaborate with some of the best minds in your field as you pioneer new ideas to help them meet future energy demands in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Find out more and ensure your future is remarkable:

Shell Assessed Internships in Engineering/Science:

Lasting typically 10-12 weeks, our internships involve you in live projects specifically matched to your interests and abilities. This is not just work experience - this is working for Shell, in real teams, alongside true professionals.

You receive regular and structured performance evaluation from your mentor and direct supervisor, and find out what the energy industry is really like, from the inside.

Projects vary from year to year but occur within a number of technical functions including:

  • Asset Maintenance Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Geology/Geophysics
  • Petrophysics
  • Process Engineering
  • Product/Process Research
  • Production Engineering
  • Production Technology
  • Project/Facilities Engineering
  • Reservoir/Petroleum Engineering
  • Well Engineering

The Assessed Internships they offer in their in technical functions can lead to a potential place on their Graduate Programme.  

Rewards and benefits include:

  • A real project with a significant level of business impact
  • A structured programme designed to provide opportunities for learning
  • Working for a globally recognized brand tackling globally significant challenges
  • Min of £19,000 (pro rata)  

How to apply

The Assessed Internships are suitable for undergraduates in their penultimate year of study of a relevant Engineering or Science-based degree. 

Candidates should apply through EmployAbility first. They should then submit an application to Shell at  When asked about how they heard about Shell select ‘Other’ and then type EmployAbility in the free text.

The application process for our graduate programmes is rigorous, but is designed to enable the most talented graduates to stand out.  After submitting an online application, you will be invited to complete our online assessments. Successful candidates are invited to a telephone interview. You’ll follow the same rigorous application process as graduates, but your Internship will replace the Shell Recruitment Day as your final assessment.

Through this process we will be assessing candidates’: 

  • Capacity – the intellectual ability to analyse and apply unfamiliar information to complex situations.
  • Achievement – the ability to identify and manage resources in order to deliver results.
  • Relationship-building – the ability to work within, and lead, diverse teams     
  • And, for Technical candidates, Technical expertise.

If you have any extenuating circumstances or require further information about the Internship programme, please contact Rebecca Williams on +44 (0)7766 363 666 or email

This programme is now closed for applications.


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