BHP Indigenous Only Graduate and Internship Opportunities

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Various Locations

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Engineering, Finance/Accounting, Geology, Geotechnical, Health, Safety & Environment, Human Resources, Legal, Maintenance, Major Projects, Operations, Processing, Production Mining/ Operations, Supply, Technology/IT

Date published

10 March 2020

Date closing

03 April 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people looking to start their career in mining to Think Big with BHP.

Indigenous Peoples are critical partners and stakeholders in many of BHP operations both within Australia and around the world. Many of our operations are located on or near lands traditionally owned by or under the customary use of Indigenous Peoples and the long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with these Indigenous communities.

About the role

We look for students with a range of degrees that include (but not limited) to:

Technology: Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Software Engineering, Mathematics

Business:  Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics Management

Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, 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 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, Finance and Supply will support our operations from our city locations, but they are never far from the action.

About You

Interns you will be a penultimate student and start in November 2020 working with us for 10-12 weeks.  This is the time to apply all you have learnt in real life situations and use your initiative to seek out projects to showcase your capability. Do well as an intern and you will go to the front of the queue to receive a graduate job offer. What a great way to start you career!

Graduates you will start in mid-February 2021 joining a global cohort of like-minded graduates who will work on real business problems.  As a permanent employee you will start on our global Graduate Program where you will get unprecedented access to senior leaders to mentor and guide your course work.  To be considered you will need to have passed all subjects and have graduated within the last two years, or be eligible for graduation by the end of 2020. 

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and this position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an important part of our 2017–2020 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). For more information about our RAP, please visit our website.

The filling of these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure undersection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth),and 27 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT)  / s 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT) / s 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act1991 (Qld) / s 65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA) / ss 25 and/or 26 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas)/ s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act2006 (Vic) / s 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA)].s 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977(NSW) / s 8and 51of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977(NSW).

If you are ready to make a difference, then apply now to see what is possible.   Applications are open from 11 March to 3 April 2020.  For further information or to apply visit
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