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South32

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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

2020 Vacation Program Internship

We are South32, a global mining company, and we are looking for students to join our Summer Vacation program for 2020/2021. Join us to begin your career with 12 weeks of paid vacation work.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Close
30 Apr 2020

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, 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.

Location

GEMCO is one of the world's largest manganese mining and concentrating operations located on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory, accounting for over 20% of the worlds' manganese ore production. GEMCO controls and operates all aspects of mining, processing, logistics and shipping on Groote Eylandt.

About the Vacation Program

Running over a 12 week period, participants will be given a unique opportunity to learn and excel in their chosen career while being exposed to high-quality operations. Our program runs from the 23rd November 2020 to the 12th February 2021.

The Summer Vacation Program will offer you unique opportunities to:

  • Grow personally and professionally in a dynamic, inclusive and supportive culture
  • Gain practical and meaningful experience at our high-quality operations
  • Undertake a project relevant to your degree that you will own and deliver
  • Our Vacation Program acts as a pathway to our Graduate Program

About you

We’re targeting students in their penultimate year who are studying:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

You will need to be in your penultimate year, set to graduate by December 2021, of a relevant university degree and have the right to live and work in Australia. You will be willing to complete a medical assessment including drug and alcohol screening, and be available to commence work from 23rd November 2020. You should be able to work on a Fly-In/Fly-Out basis from Darwin or Cairns.

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 30th April.

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

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Being a graduate, I have a lot of flexibility to move around and work in different departments, even for a short time just to get the exposure.

Mirabelle Molukun

  • Graduate stories
Being a graduate, I have a lot of flexibility to move around and work in different departments, even for a short time just to get the exposure.

Mirabelle Molukun

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  • Graduate stories
The South32 graduate program facilitates well rounded development by exposing us to numerous facets of the business.

Aileen Van

  • Graduate stories
The South32 graduate program facilitates well rounded development by exposing us to numerous facets of the business.

Aileen Van

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  • Graduate stories
Being a graduate, I have a lot of flexibility to move around and work in different departments, even for a short time just to get the exposure.

Mirabelle Molukun

  • Graduate stories
Being a graduate, I have a lot of flexibility to move around and work in different departments, even for a short time just to get the exposure.

Mirabelle Molukun

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  • Graduate stories
The South32 graduate program facilitates well rounded development by exposing us to numerous facets of the business.

Aileen Van

  • Graduate stories
The South32 graduate program facilitates well rounded development by exposing us to numerous facets of the business.

Aileen Van

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