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South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and 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, and to be trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

Each year we look for enthusiastic and creative graduates and vacationers to join our team. At South32, we like to think we do things differently so, if you join our programs, you will be one of a small cohort with a bespoke program designed specifically for you. You will be matched with a member of our leadership team who will work with you to create opportunities that are aligned to your interests and strengths, providing you with the sound technical and professional development to kick-start your career.

Our reason for doing this is simple: we are looking for our future managers and technical leaders. We will provide you the opportunity to demonstrate your capability and potential at the start of your career and prepare you to be a high performer that will help our business succeed now and into the future.

All of our operations across Australia are looking for graduates and students each year.  Our operations are based at the following locations:

  • Cannington Mine, North West QLD
  • GEMCO on Groote Eylandt, NT
  • Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, Wollongong NSW
  • TEMCO – Bell Bay, Tasmania
  • Worsley Alumina – Boddington and Collie in south west WA

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