Graduates and students

“The best thing about my graduate program is getting out on the plant, seeing the gear and learning how it works. I’ve also been able to work on my leadership skills as Northparkes develops me into a future leader of the company.”
Stuart Taylor, Graduate Mechanical Engineer.

Graduate program

Northparkes’ Two Year Graduate Program of structured mentoring, development and support is designed to give you a solid foundation to kick start your mining career and fast track you into exciting positions where you will make your mark while also enjoying awesome lifestyle opportunities.

Northparkes is the most automated underground mine in the world and Australia’s fourth largest copper and gold producer located in the beautiful Parkes region of Central NSW.

We have five Graduate roles available including:

To apply, please visit the Careers section of our website – applications close Friday 29 June.

The Northparkes Mines 2017 – 2018 Work Placement Program is now closed.

Our annual work placement program runs for eight weeks over the summer university holidays. Work placement students spend time with the department most relevant to their studies. Project work to develop your skills is provided based on your technical background. You are also provided the opportunity to participate in a major community project.