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South32

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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

South32 Vacation Work - Chemistry Student

Based in McKinlay in QLD, the role will be Fly in Fly out from Brisbane or Townsville. You will be based on site when on roster.

We're targeting students in their penultimate year for roles based at our mine in Cannington, QLD who have studied Chemistry. This role will be based in the Chemistry lab on site.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
$65,000 - $69,999

Application dates

Applications Open
30 Jul 2018
Applications Close
19 Aug 2018

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
S
Chemistry

We are a globally diversified mining and metals company with operations in Australia, South Africa and South America. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, securities for South32 trade on three exchanges, the Australian Securities exchange (ASX), Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people's lives now and for generations to come.

Our people are central to our success and demonstrate our determination to be a best-in-class operator. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

Taking its name from the sheep and cattle station where it was found, our Cannington deposit in North West Queensland, is the world's largest producer of silver and lead. Production at the mine has been underway for 20 years and it now produces seven per cent of the world's lead and six per cent of the world's silver.

About the Vacation Program

We attract people with exceptional skills, who share our values and want to make a difference with the work they do. As part of our team you will be brave enough to challenge yourself to be the best in what you do. We will help you stretch your capabilities, challenging you to constantly seek better ways to do things and taking advantage of every opportunity to kick-start your career. If this sounds like you, we want you to join us as an Undergraduate for the summer of 2018/19. Our program runs from the 3rd December 2018 to the 22nd February 2019. You will be challenged and offered unique opportunities to:

  • Learn and excel in your day to day work, supported by passionate leaders
  • Gain exposure to world-class operations
  • Undertake a project relevant to your degree that you will own and deliver
  • Grow personally and professionally in a dynamic, inclusive and supportive culture
  • Extend your network with global colleagues
  • Our Vacation Program is a pathway to the 2020 Graduate Program

We're targeting students in their penultimate year for roles based at our mine in Cannington, QLD who have studied Chemistry. This role will be based in the Chemistry lab on site.

You will need to be in your penultimate year, set to graduate by December 2019, of a relevant university course and have the right to live and work in Australia. You will be willing to complete a medical assessment and available to participate in interviews onsite in September, commencing work for a 12 week period from December 3rd 2018. You should be able to work on a Fly-In/Fly-Out basis from Townsville or Brisbane.

Why choose us?

We are always seeking people who share our values to join our team. Our people are fundamental to our success. We're focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We look forward to receiving your application and exploring this opportunity with you very soon. Applications close on the 19th August.  

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