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Past BHP Graduate Hiring Statistics

If you’re interested in working at BHP, understanding when they have opened up applications for their graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships is helpful knowledge to have so you know when you might need to apply. Use the below information to see when BHP hires graduates, but more importantly what graduate degree’s and other student attributes they target for their jobs.


Months

Nov 19Dec 19Jan 20Feb 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20Sep 20Oct 20024680 job0 job0 job0 job0 job6 jobs0 job0 job0 job1 job0 job1 job
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Job types

  • Graduate Jobs (75%),

  • Internships (25%),

Disciplines

  • Accounting (25%),

  • Administration (25%),

  • Agriculture (13%),

  • Architecture (13%),

  • Actuary (13%),

  • ...show more

Locations

  • Brisbane (88%),

  • Adelaide (88%),

  • Newman (88%),

  • Roxby Downs (75%),

  • Central Queensland (75%),

  • ...show more

Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (100%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (88%),

Past BHP Graduate Programs & Internships

Check out some of BHP's past jobs they have posted on GradConnection over the last 12 months. Understanding the details about what a graduate employer is looking for well before applications have opened can sometimes be the edge you need to secure your first graduate program.


BHP Summer Intern Program 2020/21

Job type:

Internships

Disciplines:

Accounting, Administration, Banking and

...

Locations:

Brisbane, Moranbah, Adelaide, Melbourne,

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent

...

Olympic Dam Intern Opportunities

Job type:

Internships

Disciplines:

Engineering Civil Structural, Engineering

...

Locations:

Regional South Australia

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2021 Graduate Program – Business

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Banking and Finance, Business

...

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2021 Graduate Program – Engineering

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Construction, Engineering, Engineering Chemical

...

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2021 Graduate Program – Health Sciences

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Health, Health Policy and

...

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2021 Graduate Program – Science

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Environment, Science

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2021 Graduate Program – Technology

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Computer Science, Data Science

...

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

BHP 2020 Internship Program

Job type:

Graduate Jobs

Disciplines:

Accounting, Actuary, Administration, Agriculture,

...

Locations:

Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Central

...

Workrights:

Australian Citizen, New Zealand

...

About Us

BHP


At BHP we offer you the chance to grow, to think big and make a difference.

We’re a company that will invite you to share your ideas, empower you to make the right decisions, and offer you opportunities to explore beyond what is possible. With more than 72,000 employees and contractors working across 90 locations worldwide, our people sit at the very heart of everything we do.

You will emerge from the program having achieved measurable and influential progress on projects that have genuine impacts on the business; growing in your ability to lead change, to adapt to changing technologies and to work as part of a globally connected cohort.

No matter where you are in the world, if you’re committed to continuous growth, curious about new technologies, and passionate about the impacts our decisions have on the earth, your undergraduate degree in engineering, science, technology, business or health science (as a minimum) will open up the world of opportunity our Graduate Program can offer.

Our Graduate Program

BHP


Our Graduate Program is an 18-month development journey supported by world-class resources. You will be challenged in your role with opportunities to contribute to genuine business and technical projects. You will work with the latest technologies to overcome obstacles, achieve successful business outcomes and lead change within our global company.

Our respected and talented leaders will mentor and guide your ongoing development through structured course work, and on-the-job learning to build your technical skills. As a business, our people are committed to the continuous learning and growth of themselves and those around them.

You will collaborate on projects with across multiple disciplines to apply what you have learnt with us and utilise your network to develop solutions to a real business challenge, before having your findings and strategies presented back to key stakeholders who will hear your case with the same respect and value offered any other future business partner.

Throughout our Australian operations and corporate offices we have many opportunities for you to join our business.
We look for students with a range of degrees that include (but are not limited) to:

  • Technology: Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Software Engineering, Mathematics
  • Business: Accounting / Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics Management, Communications
  • Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, Chemical, Construction, Environmental
  • Health Science: Safety, Health, Occupational Hygiene, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Medical Radiation, Toxicology
  • Science: Earth Science / Geology (Honours / Masters), Hydrogeology, Environmental, Physics, Chemistry, Spatial Science (Surveying)

Our Australian Graduate and Intern opportunities for engineering and science will be able to live and experience the thriving local communities through residential or Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) styles of work. Roles with our Technology, Finance and Supply Graduate and Intern programs will support our operations from our city locations but are never far from the action.

If you are ready to make a difference, then apply now to see what is possible.

Applications are open from 4 March until 3rd April 2020. For further information or to apply visit www.bhp.com/graduates

Please be advised that at the time of your application you will require Australian / New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency.

Our Internship Program

BHP


Our Internships are 10-12 week programs that will apply your course work in an operational setting. We look for highly self-driven individuals that are eager to seek out projects and showcase their capabilities. In return, you will work on-site and see your work and projects progress to create impacts on the business. The most successful interns get first access to our Graduate Program opportunities. What a great way to start you career!

Throughout our Australian operations and corporate offices we have many opportunities for you to join our business.
We look for students with a range of degrees that include (but are not limited) to:

  • Technology: Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Software Engineering, Mathematics
  • Business: Accounting / Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics Management, Communications
  • Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, Chemical, Construction, Environmental
  • Health Science: Safety, Health, Occupational Hygiene, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Medical Radiation, Toxicology
  • Science: Earth Science / Geology (Honours / Masters), Hydrogeology, Environmental, Physics, Chemistry, Spatial Science (Surveying)

Our Australian Graduate and Intern opportunities for engineering and science will be able to live and experience the thriving local communities through residential or Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) styles of work. Roles with our Technology, Finance and Supply Graduate and Intern programs will support our operations from our city locations but are never far from the action.

Social Responsibility

BHP


As a global business with offices and operational assets all around the world, we’re part of the economies and communities where we operate.

We know that with this depth of commitment comes responsibility - to give back to society and make a fair contribution to the areas we operate in.

While the commodities we produce help improve the quality of life of billions of people around the world, our contribution is much broader.

The BHP Foundation was also established to address some of the most critical global sustainable development challenges facing our generation. By working in partnership with others we seek to raise the bar, find new solutions and set new standards for the future. As a charitable foundation funded by BHP and through our programs, we address challenges that are directly relevant to the resources sector.

Some of the other ways we contribute include:

  • We are investing US$400 million into a Climate Change Investment Program to accelerate our efforts to address climate change.
  • Last year our total global economic contribution was US$46.2 billion (through payments to suppliers, wages and employee benefits, dividends, taxes and royalties).
  • We support local businesses and suppliers through our local procurement plans. Enabling us to direct US$2 billion of our external expenditure to local suppliers.

Why Join Us?

BHP


We believe that it is your unique skills, talents, and perspectives that will drive innovation and success within our global company. Our Graduate and Intern programs are designed to embrace creative ideas and new ambitious voices and connect them to a world of opportunity.

You will emerge from the program having achieved measurable and influential progress on projects that have genuine impacts on the business; growing in your ability to lead change, to adapt to changing technologies and to work as part of a globally connected cohort. Pursuing additional training and development opportunities, above and beyond program structure, will make your place in the next generation of finders, of discoverers and leaders for BHP.

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