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Mechanical Engineering Internship – Starting Summer 2024 (12 months)

Stonehouse - United Kingdom

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineering Internship – Starting Summer 2024 (12 months)


About SLB:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act - how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.



Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, UK.

Stonehouse Technology Centre (SHTC) is the SLB drilling Centre of Excellence. It supports SLB through innovative engineering and quality-driven manufacturing, with portfolio emphasis on rotary steerable systems, Measurement While Drilling tools, Specialized Measurement tools and Rechargeable Batteries for Downhole use, and power source products.

Over 300 employees work in SHTC's modern, fit-for-purpose building in scenic Gloucestershire. The facility was constructed to handle future demand for PowerDrive tools with an efficient workflow that ensures assembled tools are extensively and rigorously tested before delivery. On site, tools can be monitored using state of-the-art hardware and connectivity that link SHTC to all field locations.

SHTC continues Research & Development investment for new technologies, extending operational limits so that clients can reach hotter, deeper reserves.


Job Summary:

​​Development of a new product is a complex process involving review of variable concepts. At any stage of the design the actual testing of the concept is very beneficial to access the capability of the design. This internship involves testing of the concepts and review of the results in contexts of the large project.   
You will be working alongside Senior Mechanical and Electrical Engineers learning the variety of the subjects, for example: concept identification, design assessment, testing set-up, data processing etc.    Your responsibilities will be clearly defined however not limited to the scope of the internship (you can choose to be involved in other parts of the project or in general activities of the centre). ​


Learning and using a wide variety of engineering skills to deliver a design of a system which is capable of withstanding the harsh downhole environment.

Developed skills include:

CAD Software

FEA Structural Analysis

Technical Drawings

3D Printing


Required Skills:

  • Good oral & written skills
  • Motivated & a team player



You must be studying towards a Master’s degree (Penultimate or Final year) in Mechanical Eningeering or a related discipline.


SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.