The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited
Operator of the NNPC/SPDC/TEPNG/Agip Joint Venture
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the 2018 postgraduate research internship and sabbatical attachment programme.
Deadline: May 28, 2017
Postgraduate Research Internship for 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).
12 months (non-renewable).
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, 2018 and PhD students should be under 35 years by January 2nd, 2018 to qualify. The programme also offers internship opportunity at the Port Harcourt Library for the following disciplines: Marketing, MBA, Economics.
- Environment (Environmental Monitoring, Remediation, and Impact Assessment, Carbon/ GHG Management).
- Occupational Health (Industrial Hygiene)
Method of Application
Applications from candidates should consist of (i) an application letter, (ii) a curriculum vitae including applicant’s contact phone number, email address, as well as contact information of three referees, and (iii) 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.
Sabbatical Attachment for University Lectures
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.
Senior lecturers and above (Candidates who will be over 60 years by January 2, 2018 need not apply).
Applications from persons who have previously participated in the Programme will not be considered.
12 months (non renewable)
- Environment (Environmental Monitoring, Restoration, Biodiversity and Impact Management);
- Social Performance (Social Impact Assessment and Management)
- Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics & Public Health.
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, one 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 relevant to SEPCiN business objectives.
All documents should be mailed to:
not later than May 28, 2017.
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