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Date: 07/15/2014

Top Companies for Graduates to Work For

In a recent national (UK) student survey on the top 100 employers Schlumberger came second in the energy, support services and utilities section and 14th overall. Only those employed as a graduate in the last three years were eligible to review the company and 56 employees did so. Results showed that the graduates like; our training programs, helping create and using innovative technologies, and our career development possibilities. They gave the company an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5.

One graduate praised, “The opportunities you get to change and shape your career, the diversity of the teams you work in, the responsibility you are given from early on, and the travel.” Another enjoys, “The cutting-edge scientific research on interesting and challenging topics, with the freedom to explore thought processes and solution implementations.”

When asked “What are the best and worst things about your company?” a geoscientist replied, “The company provides top notch training modules to strengthen both technical and soft skills as well as having a healthy, fun and enjoyable working environment” and “None.” The company scored 4.4 out of 5 for training and enjoyment scored 4.0.

“Excellent graduate package and benefits,” and “Free private health care, share saving plan, and pension bonuses,” were listed by others as some of their best things. Compensation and benefits scored 4.3, colleagues 4.3 and career progression 4.1 out of 5 in the survey.

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