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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

Jul 21Aug 21Sep 21Oct 21Nov 21Dec 21Jan 22Feb 22Mar 22Apr 22May 22Jun 22024680 job0 job0 job0 job0 job0 job0 job0 job0 job6 jobs0 job0 job
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Job types

  • Graduate Jobs (50%),

  • Internships (50%),

Disciplines

  • Accounting (83%),

  • Business and Commerce (83%),

  • Computer Science (67%),

  • Construction (50%),

  • Cyber Security (83%),

  • ...show more

Locations

  • Port Hedland (100%),

  • Bowan Basin (100%),

  • Pilbara Region (100%),

  • Roxby Downs (100%),

  • Adelaide (83%),

  • ...show more

Work rights

  • Australian Citizen (100%),

  • Australian Permanent Resident (100%),

  • Australian Student Visa (33%),

  • Australian Working Visa (33%),

  • New Zealand Citizen (33%),

  • Australian Skilled Migration Visa (485) (33%),

  • Australian Bridging Visa (33%),

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.


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Graduate Jobs

Adelaide

and 7 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Bowan Basin
  • Brisbane
  • Central Queensland
  • Perth
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Accepts International

Accounting

and 23 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Business and Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Science
  • Statistics

BHP needs the best and brightest graduates from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Graduates who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join BHP as a 2023 Graduate are now open and close 3 April 2022

Closed

Internships

Adelaide

and 7 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Bowan Basin
  • Brisbane
  • Central Queensland
  • Perth
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Accounting

and 22 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Business and Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Software
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Science
  • Statistics

BHP needs the best and brightest students from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Students who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join us as Intern from Nov 2022 to Feb 2023, are now open and close 3 April 2022

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Adelaide

and 7 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Bowan Basin
  • Brisbane
  • Central Coast
  • Perth
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Accepts International

Accounting

and 21 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Business and Commerce
  • Construction
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Science
  • Statistics

BHP needs the best and brightest graduates from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Graduates who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join BHP as a 2023 Mining Engineering Graduate are now open and close 3 April 2022.

Closed

Graduate Jobs

Adelaide

and 7 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Bowan Basin
  • Brisbane
  • Central Queensland
  • Perth
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Accounting

and 23 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Business and Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Software
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mathematics
  • Medical and Biomedical Science
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Statistics

BHP needs the best and brightest graduates from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Graduates who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join BHP as a 2023 Graduate are now open and close 3 April 2022

Closed

Internships

Adelaide

and 7 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Bowan Basin
  • Brisbane
  • Central Queensland
  • Perth
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Accounting

and 20 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Business and Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical Processing
  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Science
  • Statistics

BHP needs the best and brightest students from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Students who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join BHP as a 2022 Intern are now open and close 3 April 2022.

Closed

Internships

Bowan Basin

and 3 others

Available locations

  • Bowan Basin
  • Pilbara Region
  • Port Hedland
  • Roxby Downs

Engineering Civil Structural

and 3 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Engineering Civil Structural
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Mining Oil and Gas
  • Planning and Surveying

BHP needs the best and brightest students from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Students who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. Applications to join us a Mining Engineering Intern from Nov 2022 to Feb 2023, are now open and close 3 April 2022.

About Us

BHP


At BHP, our purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world. We have the resources. What we produce is essential to carbon reduction and the technologies essential to secure prosperity for generations to come.

But we need more good people. Not just anyone, but the best and brightest graduates and students from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Graduates from engineering, geoscience, technology, business, health science, environmental science, computer science, mechatronics and more. Graduates who will challenge us, as we will challenge them.

If you join us, the opportunities are endless; because you will not only help build a better world, you will help shape it. Someone has to do it. Why not you?

Why Join Us?

BHP


BHP offers graduate opportunities commencing in February each year, as well as 12-week internships for uni students from their second to penultimate year.  Given our size, we require people from a diverse range of backgrounds  such as engineering, geoscience, technology, business and science (including health science and environmental science) degrees. 

We look for people who thrive in team environment, are flexible and resilient under pressure, are eager to learn from others and can think creatively to solve real business problems.  

At BHP we encourage our employees to grow, learn and develop their skills to reach their potential. You can expect plenty of challenges working at BHP and if you rise to the challenge, you can expect to enjoy an exciting and rewarding career.

Graduate Program

BHP


BHP’s 24-month graduate program provides a balanced approach to technical and professional development which ensures that our graduates have well-rounded capabilities that will be the cornerstone of their career. 

Our graduate program includes:

  • Connected with a buddy when graduates start - a friendly face who will show you the ropes and make introductions.   
  • Access to a mentor program in to establish a relationship with a leader who can help shape your career.
  • Rotate into different teams (between 2-4 times) to build technical capabilities, relationships and networks with new people, and key leadership capabilities.   
  • “Think Big Business Case Challenge” – A team based project that solves a real life business problem. Topics include anything from environmental issues; operational, technology and technical challenges; improving well-being; increasing social value propositions.  
  • The graduate professional graduate development will focus on building for main areas: Develop, Engage, Manage Change and Achieve Results.  Developing in these four main areas, will be the cornerstone of a BHP Career.  
  • Various networking and social activities through the local graduate committees, as well as in professional development workshops, technical forums and learning hubs.
  • Technical Forums bring graduates together to hear inspiring presentations and participate in activities focused on expanding the graduates knowledge within their technical discipline. 
  • Ongoing commitment to our graduates well-being with many resources at their disposal.  

To be a part a BHP Graduate we need talented students who are studying from a range of degrees that include (but not limited) to:

  • Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, Chemical, Construction, Structural
  • Science: Earth Science / Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Environmental, Physics, Chemistry, Spatial Science (Surveying), Geospatial Science - Geographical Information Systems
  • Health Science: Safety, Health, Occupational Hygiene, Medical Radiation, Toxicology
  • Technology: Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Maths and Statistics
  • Business: Finance, Commerce, Procurement, Supply Chain Management

Our Australian graduate opportunities for engineering and science will be residential or Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO), either way giving you the chance to support and live in a thriving local community.  Roles such as Technology will support our operations from our city locations, but they are never far from the action.

The future is clear. It is happening now.  If you’re a graduate ready to help build a better world, the opportunities are endless at BHP.  To discover more visit Australia graduate and student programs | BHP and apply between 28 February to 3 April 2022.

Intern Program

BHP


At BHP, our purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world. We have the resources. What we produce is essential to carbon reduction and the technologies essential to secure prosperity for generations to come. But we need more good people. Not just anyone, but the best and brightest students from every field of academic and technical endeavour. Students who will challenge us, as we will challenge them. If you join us, the opportunities are endless; because you will not only help build a better world, you will help shape it. Someone has to do it. Why not you?

To become a BHP Intern, you will be a student who is between their second to penultimate year and will work with us for 10-12 weeks over the summer break.

Here is what you can expect:

  • Working in diverse teams who will support, encourage and help build your technical skills
  • Gain exposure to the resources sector at the early stages of your career
  • Build your professional networking with range of technical experts and graduates
  • Attend networking events with other interns and graduates
  • Do a great job, and you can secure a Graduate role or be invited back for another intern placement

We need talent students who are studying from a range of degrees that include (but not limited) to:

  • Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, Chemical, Construction, Structural
  • Science: Earth Science / Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Environmental, Physics, Chemistry, Spatial Science (Surveying), Geospatial Science - Geographical Information Systems
  • Health Science: Safety, Health, Occupational Hygiene, Medical Radiation, Toxicology
  • Technology: Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, Maths and Statistics
  • Business: Finance, Commerce, Procurement, Supply Chain Management

Our Australian graduate opportunities for engineering and science will be residential or Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO), either way giving you the chance to support and live in a thriving local community. Roles such as Technology will support our operations from our city locations, but they are never far from the action.

The future is clear. It is happening now. If you’re a student looking for a hands on internships with real world experience, the opportunities are endless at BHP. To discover more visit Australia graduate and student programs | BHP and apply between 28 February to 3 April 2022.

Recruitment Process

BHP


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Social Responsibility

BHP


Sustainability is integral to how we contribute to social value creation. It is core to our strategy and sits at the heart of everything we do.

BHP has long made a huge contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity and continues to do so. The company also engages in voluntary social investment, now mainly through the BHP Foundation (a US-based charity). The Foundation aims to assist in the achievement of many of the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) the United Nations announced in 2015. The Foundation and the company are focused on making progress on SDGs relating to climate action, quality education, reducing inequality and enhanced institutional governance of natural resources.

At BHP we have an inclusive & diverse workforce which promotes safety, productivity and wellbeing and underpins our ability to attract new employees. We employ, develop, and promote based on people’s strengths and do not tolerate any form of discrimination, bullying, harassment, exclusion or victimisation. Our systems, processes and practices are designed to support fair treatment for all people.

Perks & Benefits

BHP


Our employees are our most valuable resource and our reward philosophy helps demonstrate how we value, appreciate and care for them.  

  • Competitive salaries – BHP compensates its employees competitively through base salary and other pay elements
  • Recognition – BHP recognises and rewards employee achievement, both in what is achieved and how it is achieved
  • Lifestyle benefits – we recognise there is more to you than your work and appreciate this makes you, you.  We have a range of lifestyle benefits that support maintaining balance during your career at BHP. 
  • Shareplus is a BHP share plan that gives all employees an exciting opportunity to share in our future.

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