Alumina & Bauxite Operations, Western Australia

At Alcoa, we understand the importance of personal development, professional collaboration and working collectively to create a diverse and innovative culture. We aspire to be an open-minded community that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive. We do this by providing a positive work atmosphere for students where they can learn, grow and evolve.

As an Alcoa Vacation Student, you will participate in a paid full-time 12-week program that will provide you with the opportunity to gain practical experience in your chosen field of study and be exposed to a potential career path that is unique, challenging and rewarding. During the 2019 / 2020 summer placement, you will be provided with interesting and meaningful real-world projects that are designed to develop your technical skills and support you towards becoming a creative problem solver.

There are plenty of benefits that can be enjoyed whilst you are a Vacation Student at Alcoa. Among the many, we view our Vacation Students favourably to the Alcoa Graduate Program that will in turn provide you with a bright future and successful career within the Resources industry.

The following disciplines are available across our WA Alumina and Bauxite operations, Centre of Excellence and Corporate locations:

  • Process Modelling / Chemical Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Science / Engineering
  • Communications / Community Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Data Science
  • Research Science
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting / Finance
  • IT / Software Development

To be eligible for the Alcoa Vacation Student Program, university students will have:

  • Completed a minimum of two years of their studies within a relevant field.
  • The availability to commence end of November for a 12-week placement.
  • Their own means of transport to travel to and from site each working day.

How to apply?

As part of the application process, it is required that you submit your updated CV, Academic Transcript and Cover Letter combined in one document or separately attach to be considered.

As a nationally recognised employer of choice for gender equity and advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex inclusion, Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences.

Applications close Monday 17 June 2019

Our Vacation Student opportunities are only available to permanent Australian residents or applicants holding the relevant visa with authority to work in Australia. Please state this information clearly in your application.

Join us on your development journey and apply today via our career's website.