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.   

About the Undergraduate 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 2017/18.  Joining us from December, 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. 

About you

We’re targeting Undergraduates for roles based at our Perth Head Office, who have studied:

  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Data Science, or
  • Technology, including Visualisation Engineering, UX Design, Software Development and Cyber Security 

You will need to be in your penultimate year 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 in October, commencing work for a 12 week period from December 4th 2017. You should be able to commute to and from Perth CBD.

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.