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Vacation program Q&As

What types of positions are available?
We recruit from the following discipline areas: Engineering (Mining, Electrical, Mechanical, Geotechnical), Environmental Science, Geology and Metallurgy.

Where could I be based for my role?
Vacation Students have the opportunity to work at one of our Australian operations in Orange, NSW or the Pilbara region in WA.

When can I apply for the vacation program?
Applications for our Vacation Program generally open in or around September of each year,  however is subject to change depending on business requirements.

I have applied to Newcrest before. Can I reapply?
You are welcome to reapply. To be eligible you must be currently studying or just completed a relevant degree.

Do you pay relocation expenses?
If you have to move to start your role with us, we will meet reasonable costs associated with your relocation, including:

- Rental assistance for the 12 week period of the placement.
- Return flights for you at the commencement and completion of your program.

I need a work visa. Should I arrange one before I apply?
You can submit your application without having a work visa. If your application is successful and you need a work visa, the offer will be conditional upon obtaining a work visa. We cannot guarantee the approval of your work visa.

How should I dress for my interview?
Your initial interview will be conducted either over the phone or in a capital city location.   Smart business dress is appropriate for an interview conducted in person.

What happens to my personal information?
Please see our Privacy Statement included in our Terms and conditions for further information.

*Subject to change according to business requirements.