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Vacation Program - Earth Science

Fortescue is now consistently producing 175-180 million tonnes of iron ore per year and has an exciting future ahead, establishing itself for future growth in a global market through innovation, product diversification and asset development.

Vacation Program - Earth Science

Fortescue's Vacation Program offers students the opportunity to learn in a practical and hands-on environment. We provide vacation students with meaningful work that provides invaluable experience in their chosen field of study.

The Vacation Program runs for twelve weeks between December 2021 and February 2022. The placements are predominantly based on-site on 14 days on 7 days off FIFO roster. During your time at Fortescue you will be paired with a specialist in your chosen field that will provide you with professional supervision and mentoring.

Fortescue is built on its values and we are looking for people who can truly live those values. Having a positive attitude and the confidence and willingness to 'have a go' are personal attributes we applaud. If you are passionate about your field of study, have a 'never give up' attitude, are ready to learn and experience new and challenging environments, we want to hear from you!

We are currently recruiting university students who are majoring in:

  • Metallurgy
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
  • Hydrology
  • Process Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Hydrogeology

Key requirements:

  • Candidates must have unrestricted work rights for Australia .  
  • Ability to provide National Police Clearance.
  • Australian Drivers’ License.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical.

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. 

This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified

Closed 25 days ago
Closed 25 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Chemical Processing, Engineering Geotechnical, Science

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Locations:

    Regional Western Australia

  • Closing Date:21st May 2021, 1:59 pm


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