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Vacation Student: Electrical Engineering - Immediate Start

Company Description

Join us as a Vacation Student: Electrical Engineering if you are ready to take the first step towards a successful career in the mining industry. 

Finding and developing our future leaders is something we're passionate about.

At Anglo American, we are committed to making lasting positive change for colleagues, host communities, consumers and our planet. Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible – from mobile phones to medicines.  

Job Description

In Australia, we are proud to be one of the largest producers and exporters of metallurgical coal. We offer a Summer Vacation program to motivated tertiary students who want to have a smarter future within mining.

Our program is a 12 week placement in one of our various locations in Central Queensland from November till February, during university break.

Key features of the Vacation Employment Program:

  • Maximum 12 weeks’ work experience at our Operations
  • Hands-on responsibilities with possibility of project work
  • Opportunity to fast track into Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Graduate Program

Our Australian team consists of over 4,000 talented mining professionals who will help and develop you while working on real projects at our open cut and underground operations or in our corporate office. Under the guidance of experienced mentors, you’ll find yourself in the best possible position to make the most of everything you’ve learned so far.

We currently have Summer Vacation employment opportunities in Electrical Engineering.


Do you have what we’re looking for?

You need to:

  • Be currently studying toward a degree or postgraduate degree (Honours or Masters) in disciplines relevant to Electrical Engineering.
  • Be team players with strong leadership potential.
  • Demonstrate drive, ambition and a passion for challenging work in our operations.
  • Actively participate in campus and community life.
  • Be willing and able to work in Central Queensland for the duration of the Vacation Program

Additional information

Background checks
Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

Inclusion and Diversity
At Anglo American, we embrace change and promote an inclusive and diverse environment where you can bring your whole self to work, every day.  We are adopting new approaches to recruitment, talent development, mentoring, parental leave and flexible working to further support diversity across our business.

How we are committed to your safety
Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to closing date – applications may also close before this date.


Closed 9 months ago
Closed 9 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
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    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:2nd Aug 2021, 1:59 pm


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