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Shell Assessed Internship Programme 2024 - Netherlands

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Reference ID R123858 Updated 07/17/2023
Internship Program
Netherlands, Netherlands, Netherlands, Netherlands
Amsterdam, The Hague, Moerdijk, Pernis

This posting covers all internship opportunities across Technical and Commercial, which includes Downstream, Information Digital Technologies, Finance and other business areas programme based on your study background, skills and preference.

Join us as a Shell Assessed Intern and you can be a part of the future of energy.

Together we are transitioning to become a net-zero emissions business while providing the energy that people around the world need today.

Working with experienced colleagues on these important challenges, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your skills– in an environment where we value honesty, integrity, and respect for one another.

Whichever part of our business you join, you will have the chance to work with experienced colleagues and share your unique perspective and fresh ideas on how to tackle energy-related challenges. That’s why we’re looking for interns who share our purpose and passion for progress.

Our inclusive and collaborative culture will equip you with the support you need to forge your own path and grow your skills as you work on meaningful projects with exciting responsibilities right from the start.

At Shell you can power your progress as we tackle the energy challenge together.

Shell Internship Programme

An Assessed Internship is an excellent way to get to know Shell from the inside and immerse yourself in the energy industry. It can also help you decide what career is right for you.

  • You’ll have full day-to-day involvement in actual projects, selected to match your interests and abilities.

  • You’ll join a project team and work alongside Shell employees who are all professionals in their fields. Their perspectives will contribute to your understanding of our business, its demands and rewards.

A supervisor and mentor will support you directly and you’ll undertake regular assessments throughout your internship to ensure you get the most from the experience. As part of the Assessed Internship, you’ll have a formal mid-term review with your supervisor and mentor. At the close of your internship, you will be asked to prepare a presentation about your project and there will be discussion on project delivery and performance by your supervisor and mentor.

  • Discover potential job areas, fields of specialization or area of future study

  • Gain exposure to the energy industry

  • Work on projects that have a real business impact over a 3-12 month internship

  • Practical experience of the theories and concepts you have learned


You should enjoy being challenged and welcome the opportunity to be innovative. You also need to be good at absorbing information, analysing problems, making objective decisions, and coming up with original ideas. You should have the drive, and resilience to get things done, the flexibility to work well as part of a team and the credibility to influence others.

As you'll be assessed entirely on how well you perform during your internship, you could even secure an offer to join Shell full-time when you graduate - without the need for a further interview.

At Shell you can power your progress as we tackle the energy challenge together.

  • You must be studying towards your Master’s in the Netherlands (WO level).

  • There are no specific academic requirements for grades, however we do expect candidates to have a strong academic record.

* Please note that you must be lawfully authorized to work in the country in which you’re applying for.


  • We want you to be at your best when completing the assessments, so have put together sometips and additional background information that may help you.

  • Please visit our candidate resource centre and apply the tips we prepared specially for you.

  • Please ensure that your CV is in English and include a motivation letter if you're applying for Finance.

  • Applicants should only submit one application based on desired role and background:

We believe in creating an inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate and develop.

We’ll help you discover your potential with outstanding career opportunities. You’ll be able to continuously seek out new ideas and experiences, collaborating with a global network of people, working on some of the most commercially-driven and innovative projects in the world.

Develop the energy solutions of tomorrow and today

How can the world transition to net zero emissions while providing the secure, affordable energy that powers lives? You’ll get the opportunity for hands-on experience of projects that are helping to meet this challenge. By working with experienced colleagues who bring expertise from a range of areas, you will have the chance to help drive change in the energy system. 

Grow your skills: learn today, lead tomorrow

When you join, you'll be assigned to a role with exciting challenges and opportunities. You’ll be supported in crafting a development journey tailored to your strengths and needs with the opportunity to work on a variety of projects at the forefront of technologies, trends and practices.

Shell's 'learner mindset' environment helps unlock the potential in each of us, creating a supportive, high-performance environment based on openness, curiosity and growth, where you can learn from experiences and build the skills that let you grow today and lead in future.

Collaborate with experienced colleagues

With access to a global network of expertise you can make meaningful connections and continue your growth and learning at Shell. We invite people to think differently and learn from the diversity of backgrounds, cultures, ideas and knowledge at Shell.

Achieve balance in a values-led culture

We live our core values of honesty, integrity and respect, so you can work in an environment that encourages you to be the best version of yourself and respects the individual journeys that each of us will take.

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Join the Shell Assessed Internship Programme and Power Your Progress.