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South32

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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

South32 2020 Graduate Program

Cannington Mine, North West QLD - Groote Eylandt, NT - Wollongong NSW - Bell Bay, Tasmania - Worsley Alumina – Boddington and Collie in south west WA

We are South32. We are making a difference with the work we do. Join us to begin your future.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
30
Salary
$80,000 - $84,999

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Mar 2019
Applications Close
31 Mar 2019

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
I
Computer Graphics & Animation
Data Science
P
Property & Built Environment
S
Chemistry
Earth Sciences

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America.

We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people's lives now and for generations to come.
We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

About the Graduate Program

As one of Australia's top graduate employers, we offer bespoke programs designed specifically for you. Participants will be matched with a member of our team who will work with you to create goals that are aligned to your interests and strengths to help you kick-start your future career.

Throughout the program, you will be challenged and offered unique opportunities to:

  • Learn and excel in your day to day work supported by comprehensive frameworks
  • Gain exposure to high-quality operations based on your unique career pathway
  • Lead an improvement initiative with genuine business impacts
  • Develop technically in a bespoke two to three-year program
  • Grow personally and professionally in a dynamic, inclusive and supportive culture
  • Receive dedicated support from graduate buddies and senior leaders
  • Participate in an environment which embraces innovation and collaboration
  • Receive competitive salaries, education and career development

About you

We're targeting students in their final year for roles who are studying:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy, Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geology
  • Surveying
  • Environmental Science
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Computer Science/IT
  • Marketing
  • Communication

You will need to be in your final year, set to graduate by December 2019, of a relevant university degree and have the right to live and work in Australia. You will be willing to complete a medical assessment and be available to commence work in February 2020.

Why choose us?

We're always looking for our future colleagues, leaders and technical experts.

We attract talented people with exceptional skills who share our values of care, togetherness, trust and excellence and want to make a difference with the work that they do.

If this sounds like you, please apply via our website. We look forward to receiving your application and exploring this opportunity with you very soon. Applications close on the 31st March.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
I love getting out on the plant and getting my hands dirty – there’s nothing better than seeing the physical results of your hard work.

Hannah Wiseman

  • Graduate stories
I love getting out on the plant and getting my hands dirty – there’s nothing better than seeing the physical results of your hard work.

Hannah Wiseman

  • Graduate stories
I have enjoyed the technical engineering challenges of my work up to this point but my goal one day is to get the opportunity to lead and manage a team of my own.

John Gunawan

  • Graduate stories
I have enjoyed the technical engineering challenges of my work up to this point but my goal one day is to get the opportunity to lead and manage a team of my own.

John Gunawan

  • Graduate stories
I love getting out on the plant and getting my hands dirty – there’s nothing better than seeing the physical results of your hard work.

Hannah Wiseman

  • Graduate stories
I love getting out on the plant and getting my hands dirty – there’s nothing better than seeing the physical results of your hard work.

Hannah Wiseman

  • Graduate stories
I have enjoyed the technical engineering challenges of my work up to this point but my goal one day is to get the opportunity to lead and manage a team of my own.

John Gunawan

  • Graduate stories
I have enjoyed the technical engineering challenges of my work up to this point but my goal one day is to get the opportunity to lead and manage a team of my own.

John Gunawan