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Rio Tinto

  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

2021 Graduate Program

Our Graduate Programme is a two-year learning journey designed to set you up for a successful and long career with Rio Tinto.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
AUD 75,000 - AUD 79,999
Start Date
1 Mar 2021

Application dates

Applications Close
29 Mar 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mining Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management

"Rio Tinto is like a family. Being treated as an equal part of the team is why I love being a Rio Tinto graduate." – Hannah Watson, Graduate Process Engineer

You've worked hard for your degree. Now it's time to accelerate your career by joining Rio Tinto's Graduate Programme. With us you'll gain hands-on experience doing real work, to develop your personal, technical and professional skills while working alongside knowledgeable and passionate professionals. Behind our progress are our people, and having been around for nearly 150 years, we know a thing or two about mining and metals.

Our Graduate Program is a two-year learning journey designed to set you up for a successful and long career with Rio Tinto. The program offers comprehensive training, exposure to innovative projects and technology, a wide selection of digital learning materials with world-class leadership content, as well as industry-leading professionals who'll nurture your talent and help fast track your career. Not to mention you'll be part of a highly diverse and inclusive team culture that encourages collaboration across geographies, commodities, disciplines, and markets.

Internationally, we work in 35 countries. In Australia, we produce iron ore and salt in the Pilbara - Western Australia, Bauxite, and Aluminium in Queensland, Northern Territory, Tasmania and our neighbouring country, New Zealand. Located remotely, these sites are situated in beautiful environments and are home to wonderful communities. It's because of this that we're 100% committed to sustainable mining, environmental rehabilitation, and community care.

We're offering graduate opportunities across all of our Australian locations, including our city hubs Perth and Brisbane. Depending on the role location you could be on a fly-in-fly-out roster, based residentially in one of our sites supporting townships or taking the daily city commute.

We're seeking graduates with a degree in the following fields:

  • Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science / Software Engineering
  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Data Analytics / Data Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geology / Geoscience
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial Automation Engineering
  • Information Systems & Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining Engineering
  • Process / Chemical Engineering
  • Robotics Engineering
  • Safety
  • Survey

As a permanent Rio Tinto employee, you'll receive a highly attractive salary, annual salary review, performance bonus and the option to join our share plan. We also have a heap of company benefits, such as health and fitness rebates and discounts, salary packaging options, educational assistance and a range of retail discounts, including computer hardware, software, and accessories. So maybe just hold off on getting that new laptop for now!

If you're on track to graduate in 2021 or have recently completed your studies we encourage you to apply.

Go on, apply today!