MOL Group Launches New E&P Talent Acquisition Program “UPPP”
"Enter if you dare!"
UPPP is an international E&P competition for geoscience and petro-technical students at selected universities
The top three teams will win a total of 20,000 Euros and will get the opportunity to join MOL Group and start their careers through the "UPPP Technical Placement Program"
Registration for the UPPP online simulation game will be open from 1st to 23rd October 2014
In the UK, the contest is open to students at The Institute of Petroleum Engineering (Heriot – Watt University), Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, The University of Aberdeen and The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow
MOL Group is a leading international oil and gas company headquartered in Budapest. It is launching a new E&P talent acquisition and development program to students and graduates in the fields of geoscience and petroleum engineering. Students at selected universities in 14 countries ranging from the UK and Central Europe through to the Middle East can apply via the UPPP online simulation game from 1st to 23rd October 2014. The top three teams will then get the opportunity to join MOL Group and start their careers through the 18-month “UPPP Technical Placement Program” as well as being in with a chance of winning up to €20,000.
"We are proud of our new UPPP Program, that offers qualified top talent the opportunity to join MOL Group’s Upstream division. UPPP is dedicated to those students who are open to real-life challenges and dare to enter an exciting challenge", said Zdravka Demeter Bubalo, HR Vice President of MOL Group.
There are two rounds to the game and students must be in teams of three to apply. The first round is an online simulation game where participants have to solve industrial and strategic challenges in virtual scenarios. The tasks involve case studies taken from real situations within MOL Group’s E&P portfolio. The second round is the live final.
About the UPPP Competition
UPPP is a special competition to promote MOL Group among graduates in Upstream-related disciplines. In the first year, students from targeted universities will have the opportunity to apply for the competition. Students will first compete via an online platform by solving industrial and strategic tasks. The tasks and cases will be actual MOL Group E&P cases from Pakistan. The top teams will have the opportunity to compete in the live finals, and the best applicants will be offered to join MOL Group and start their careers through the newly developed “UPPP Technical Placement Program” and to win a total of 20,000 EUR prize money. Students who are not in the final year of their studies will be offered scholarships, training opportunities and options for a summer internship.