Shell Postgraduate Research Internship for Students 2024

Shell Postgraduate Research Internship for Students 2024. In a continuous effort to promote academic excellence and industry exposure, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), in collaboration with the NNPC/SPDC/Total Energies and NAOC Joint Venture, is open to receiving applications from exceptional candidates.

The primary focus of this invitation is the prestigious Postgraduate Research Internship Program for 2024.

Shell Postgraduate Research Internship for Students 2024

Programme Overview

Location and Duration – This internship will take place in Nigeria and will last for a non-renewable period of 12 months.

Programme Objectives

The Postgraduate Research Internship program is carefully designed to serve a dual purpose:

1. Providing talented Nigerians with an opportunity to gain practical work experience
2. Creating an environment for conducting research with significant value within the realm of SPDC.

Who Can Apply?

The eligibility criteria for this esteemed programme are as follows:

1. The programme primarily targets outstanding Nigerian postgraduate students currently enrolled in Nigerian universities.
2. While the main focus is on local students, in exceptional cases, Nigerians pursuing education abroad may also be considered.
3. Age restrictions are as follows: Master’s Degree applicants must be under 30 years, and Ph.D. candidates should be under 35 years as of January 2nd, 2024.
4. Previous participants of this programme should refrain from reapplying, as their applications will not be considered.

Research Areas

The research opportunities under this program encompass a variety of fields, including:

1. Environment: This area emphasizes Impact Assessment and the critical realm of Environmental Compliance Monitoring.
2. Oil Spill Response: A pivotal area focusing on Ground Water Remediation techniques.

Application Process

Prospective candidates who meet the required qualifications should submit the following:

1. Formal application letters
2. A comprehensive curriculum vitae, providing contact details such as phone numbers, email addresses, and the contact information of three referees.
3. A concise, 3-page summary elucidating the postgraduate research program they intend to pursue. This summary should encompass the study background, the technical objectives, the necessary methodology and data, and the anticipated outcomes. Applications should be directed to, with the job title clearly mentioned in the email subject.

Important Considerations

The selection process is based on the alignment of the postgraduate program or proposal with the business objectives of Shell companies operating in Nigeria. Only those demonstrating exceptional potential will proceed to the subsequent screening rounds.

SPDC, in conjunction with its Joint Venture Partners, adheres to a strict no-payment policy. Applicants are assured that there are no financial obligations associated with the application process.

SPDC and its partners do not engage or appoint ‘Representatives’ or ‘Agents’ to facilitate the application process. Communication will be initiated exclusively with candidates who have been shortlisted.

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