Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Volume 32, No. 19. August 6, 1969
Most of the graduates will initially be stationed in Wellington. Each man is appointed as soon as possible to a position best suited to his qualifications, talents and interests and he is asked to follow a planned programme to enable him to use alt his knowledge and ability at an early opportunity. The work is accepted as qualifying for corporate membership of professional Institutions or Societies.
Chemists will begin in the Central Laboratory on product development and testing, technical service, and the supervision of quality control and may also be employed in chemicals marketing.
Engineers are responsible for design, development, construction and maintenance of oil storage facilities, processing plants, buildings, pipelines and road tankers.
Agricultural Science graduates are appointed to the Shell farm trade organisation, acting as specialist advisers on the marketing, development and application of chemicals for agricultural purposes.
Commerce graduates are employed primarily in finance, where the responsibilities include quarterly accounts, treasury, taxation, credit, investment, audit, payroll, costing, budgets and management accounting.
Data Processing with a Systems 360.60 IBM computer also offers a field for graduates with the necessary aptitudes for systems analysis, programming, operational research etc.