2014/2015 Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) Internship Programme


                     The Internship/Research Attachment programme which is different from the Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme(SIWES), is aimed at providing opportunities for talented Nigerians to gain work experience and carry out topical research within Shell Exploration & Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN).

a) Position:

 Open primarily to talented Nigerian postgraduate students currently in Nigerian Universities, but in exceptional cases, Nigerians studying abroad could be considered(M.Sc students must be under 30 years by November 1, 2014. and PhD Students under 35 years by November 1, 2014 to qualify to apply).

(b) Duration:

12 months (non-renewable).

(c) Discipline Areas:

Geology(Geochemistry, Basin Modelling and Pore Pressure Prediction); Specialist Geology (Biostratigraphy, Sequence  Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Sedimentary Petrography,Petrology); Geophysics; Petrophysics; Well Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Civil/Structural Engineering; Production Technology; Production Geosciences; Environment(Environmental Monitoring, Remediation, Impact Assessment, Carbon/Energy Management); Geomatics(Remote Sensing and GIS, Environmental Mapping and Monitoring); Occupational Health.

(d) Method of Application:

Applications from candidates should consist of:

(i) an application letter,

(ii) curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees and

(iii) a 3-paged summary of candidate’s postgraduate research programme including: study background, technical objectives, expected outcomes and methodology/data required.

Selection will be based on postgraduate programmes/ proposals that are pertinent to SEPCiN business objectives and only students with the highest potential will pass screening.


All documents should be mailed to: shellnigeria@shell.com no later than April 7, 2014.


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