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Vacation program

Experiences as diverse as our people

Newcrest is one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. With a portfolio of operating mines across many diverse locations, opportunities and experiences at Newcrest are as individual as you are.

We foster an environment where you can contribute, learn and strengthen your talents, offering challenging work experiences at the forefront of the mining industry.

Our Vacation Program provides a practical and fulfilling 12-week paid work placement over the period December to February for students currently studying towards the completion of their degree.

Looking for a truly diverse experience?

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

We are seeking applications from penultimate year or soon to graduate students (course completion in either 2019 or 2020) with a tertiary qualification in the following disciplines: 

  • Data Science
  • Process Control Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science 
  • Mine Geology and Exploration Geology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining Engineering

We are looking for strong academic record coupled with excellent people skills and leadership potential. Previous work experience and a demonstrated commitment to the community will be highly regarded.

Applications OPEN 6 May 2019 for our 2019-2020 Summer Vacation Program, and close midnight Friday 31 May 2019.

Please visit our Careers page to search and submit your application.