Applications are open for Rio Tinto's 2019 graduate programme

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Join Rio Tinto's graduate programme

2019 graduate opportunities now open at Rio Tinto. Find out more about our graduate opportunities in Singapore, Canada and the US.

How can you make a meaningful difference to the way we resource the world? New challenges demand new ideas. As experts in mining and metals Rio Tinto is looking for the next generation of challengers, visionaries and pioneers. The people who will think beyond possibility to deliver ideas and answers that are essential to human progress.

Discover more about our graduate opportunities

Rio Tinto's exclusive graduate platform provides you the opportunity to work for a business that’s making a meaningful difference in the way we resource the world; whilst developing the skills of future expert leaders; and creating a legacy that will improve the lives of millions of people globally. Its Graduate Excellence Path (GEP) gives you a learning platform designed to develop technical experts and future leaders of tomorrow, whilst preparing you for a career. You’ll have access to a wide selection of learning tools designed to accelerate your growth, including coaching, mentoring, webinars, access to leadership content and collaborative networks.

How to apply

As pioneers in mining and metals, Rio Tinto produces materials essential to human progress. Rio Tinto has enriched Australian life for more than 100 years and today is home to around half of its global assets. Rio Tinto produces iron ore, coal, bauxite, alumina, aluminium, uranium, diamonds and salt from more than 30 operating sites and processing plants around the country.

Graduate opportunities at Rio Tinto 

Commitment, passion, perseverance and respect for others, just for starters. If this sounds like a challenge you would relish, you can look forward to:
- excellent support, through training, coaching and development
- constant acquisition of practical new knowledge and skills
- working with diverse people from different cultural backgrounds
- real, challenging, varied and exciting work
- the tools, knowledge and skills you need to go further

There are graduate opportunities in Mining engineering, Process/chemical engineering, Geotechnical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Civil/structural engineering, Electrical/control systems engineering, Robotics / Mechatronics, Environmental engineering, Commerce/business, Geoscience, Metallurgy, Process Development, Surveying, Mathematics, Data Science/computer science, Environmental science, Health & Safety and Hydro-geology. 

Roles can based anywhere across either Perth, Brisbane, Queensland, regional WA, Northern Territory or New South Wales and range from fly in fly out and residential rosters (relocation may be required for residential placements). 

Visit Rio Tinto's graduate careers page for full application details. 


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