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Graduate program

Experiences as diverse as our people

Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies.

Our people currently work together across locations including Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia, and Côte d’Ivoire, and in every location, our people live our values and share our vision of being the Miner of Choice™.

We’re committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our talents and differences are valued. If you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities, talk with us.

Graduate program

At Newcrest, our Graduates gain experience over a two year period across a range of environments, where they contribute, learn and strengthen their talents at the forefront of the mining industry.

You will gain experience working on exciting real life projects with leading professionals using the best in technology and processes.  Working as part of a team dedicated to the safe exploration, mining and production of gold you will gain invaluable hands-on professional experience and development throughout your program.

Following the completion of the two year Graduate Program, we transition graduates to fill permanent positions bringing with them a strong understanding of the Newcrest business and culture, established networks, a broad range of experience across our organisation, and demonstrated commitment to our values.

What are we looking for in our Graduates?

An exciting part of your adventure is working in remote or regional locations, so we’re looking for Graduates that are resourceful, resilient, flexible and share our values.

We are seeking applications from recent, or soon-to-be graduates (course completion in either 2018 or 2019) with a tertiary qualification in the following disciplines: 

  • Data Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environment
  • Mine Geology and Exploration Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining Engineering

You will have a strong academic record coupled with excellent people skills and leadership potential. Previous vacation work experience and a demonstrated commitment to the community will be highly regarded.

The Program commences in January 2020, and our graduate opportunities rotate between our regional Cadia Valley Operations mine in NSW, and our remote FIFO Telfer mine site in WA. Please note we can only consider applicants who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Application dates

Applications for our 2020 Graduate Program are now closed. If you missed the application date, please review our Vacation Program page to see if this may be of interest to you instead.