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In line with Shell Oman Mar­ket­ing Com­pany SAOG’s con­tin­u­ous ef­forts to­wards de­vel­op­ing lo­cal tal­ents, the com­pany’s an­nual Sum­mer In­tern­ship Pro­gramme is pro­vid­ing on-the-job train­ing and de­vel­op­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties for 32 Omani stu­dents from var­i­ous lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional ed­u­ca­tional en­ti­ties – Sul­tan Qa­boos Univer­sity, GUtech, Mid­dle East Col­lege, Higher Col­lege of Tech­nol­ogy, Sci­en­tific Col­lege of De­sign, Gulf Col­lege, and Cale­do­nian Col­lege of En­gi­neer­ing as well as other in­ter­na­tional ter­tiary ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tutes.

In ad­di­tion to learn­ing in a pro­fes­sional en­vi­ron­ment, the in­terns will gain ex­po­sure to the com­pany’s cul­ture, de­velop skills needed to ex­cel in their ca­reer, and learn from men­tors with long years of in­dus­try ex­pe­ri­ence. The in­terns have been placed in dif­fer­ent de­part­ments within the com­pany, such as - Re­tail, Lu­bri­cants, Marine, Bi­tu­men, Avi­a­tion, Le­gal, Com­mer­cial Fuel, Trade & Sup­ply and Cor­po­rate Af­fairs.

Com­ment­ing on this ini­tia­tive, Es­sam Al Bu­saidi, Hu­man Re­sources & Ad­min­is­tra­tion Man­ager, said, “Shell Oman is ded­i­cated to help­ing young Omani tal­ents thrive as they progress to be­come con­trib­u­tors to the Sul­tanate’s fu­ture work­force.

In­tern­ships, both in quan­tity and qual­ity, have be­come im­por­tant hir­ing cri­te­ria for stu­dents en­ter­ing var­i­ous in­dus­tries. Through our Sum­mer In­tern­ship Pro­gram, we look for­ward to train­ing and de­vel­op­ing the na­tion’s next gen­er­a­tion of in­dus­try lead­ers and sup­port­ing stu­dents across the na­tion in their en­deavor to ex­plore and es­tab­lish their in­ter­ests and ca­reers in the sec­tor.”

The in­tern­ship pro­gramme is part of Shell Oman’s an­nual cor­po­rate so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity strat­egy, and aims to de­velop the fu­ture lead­er­ship po­ten­tial of Omani youth through prac­ti­cal plat­forms and live projects that help build on their the­o­ret­i­cal knowl­edge.

Shell Oman Mar­ket­ing Com­pany SAOG is a pub­licly listed com­pany in Mus­cat Se­cu­ri­ties Mar­ket. This year marks Shell’s 60th an­niver­sary in down­stream busi­ness op­er­a­tions in Oman, and it con­tin­ues to be com­mit­ted to meet­ing the Sul­tanate’s grow­ing en­ergy de­mands, and con­tribut­ing to its pros­per­ity in an eco­nom­i­cally, en­vi­ron­men­tally and so­cially re­spon­si­ble man­ner, by op­er­at­ing safely and shar­ing ben­e­fits with the Omani com­mu­nity; for over half a cen­tury.

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