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Internship/research Attachment for Postgraduate University Students

The Postgraduate Research Internship 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 and Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN).

Position: Open primarily to talented Nigerian postgraduate students currently enrolled in Nigerian universities, but in exceptional cases, Nigerians studying abroad could be considered. Master’s degree students must be under 30 years by January 2nd, 2017 while PhD students should be under 35 years by January 2nd, 2017 to qualify. Applications from Persons who have previously participated in the programme will not be considered.

Duration: 12 months (non-renewable)

Discipline Areas:

Environment (Environmental Monitoring, Remediation, and Impact assessment, Carbon/ GHG Management).

Method of Application: Applications from candidates should consist of

  • an application letter,
  • a curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees and 
  • a titled, 3-page summary of candidate’s postgraduate research programme including: study background, technical objectives, methodology/data required, and expected outcome.

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.

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Sabbatical Attachment for University Lecturers

The sabbatical programme offers University lecturers an opportunity to undertake research that would contribute to Shell Exploration and Production Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN), while offering them avenues to acquire industry-related experience. The programme also offers opportunities for lectureship at the Centre of Excellence in Geosciences and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Benin in the following disciplines: Petroleum Geology, Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering

Position:

Senior lecturers and above (Candidates who will be over 60 years by January 2, 2017 need not apply). Applications from Persons who have previously participated in the programme will not be considered.

Duration: 12 months (non-renewable)

Discipline Areas:

  • Environment (Environmental Monitoring, Restoration, Biodiversity and Impact Management).
  • Social Performance (Social Impact Assessment and Management).
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Pediatrics & Public Health.
  • Exploration (Regional Geology)

Method of Application:

Applications from candidates should consist of:

  • an application letter,
  • a curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees, and 
  • a titled, -page summary of how the candidate intends to add value to the SEPCiN business during the one-year programme. Sabbatical positions are highly competitive. Selection will be based on proposals that are pertinent to SEPCiN business objectives.

All documents should be mailed toshellnigeria@shell.com & copy SPDC-University-Relations@shell.com

 

Application closes May 11, 2016.

Application for any Shell Programme is free.