Australia Region Graduate Programmes

How do I apply

As part of your application, you are required to submit:

  • CV/Resume
  • Academic record
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in a career with AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Essential Requirements

  • Have completed or are studying towards a tertiary qualification in the relevant discipline and due to graduate in the next 12 months
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving ability
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Australian working rights
  • A valid Australian manual driver’s license

Start your career with us

At AngloGold Ashanti Australia we have your learning and development at heart. As future leaders of the industry, we recognize the potential you bring to our organisation. You are not just a number – as a graduate you become a valued member of our team.


AngloGold Ashanti Australia’s two-year, structured graduate programmes are based on best practice within the career paths associated with each discipline and provide opportunities to work at both our open cut and underground mines.


We provide tailored programmes to match your career interest with our business opportunities, developing your technical capability under the mentorship of experienced professionals while also developing you as a leader.

The following graduate programmes are offered:

  • Mining Engineering: This programme provides exposure to underground and open pit mining. Development is geared towards qualification for a First Class Mine Manager’s certificate or a Quarry Manager’s Certificate.


  • Geology: Our geology programme provides the opportunity to rotate through the open pit and underground mining environment with exposure to exploration and mine geology. We will build your development and experience to help you determine your career path of interest.


  • Metallurgy: This comprehensive programme is designed to develop well-rounded metallurgists with an understanding of our processing plants and operations.


  • Geotechnical Engineering: Our geotechnical engineering programme provides an understanding of open pit or underground mining, exploration and the geotechnical processes which influence geotechnical design and mining.


  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering: These programmes consist of multiple rotations through the maintenance and engineering departments, developing competence in both underground and plant maintenance.


  • Open Pit and Underground Surveying: Our surveying programme is tailored to the graduate depending on their level of education and aspirations. We provide opportunities for exposure to both sites, working towards either a Grade 1 or 2 Authorised Mine Surveyor’s Certificate.

Your annual development journey


  • Mining
  • Mine Geotechnical
  • Chemical
  • Mineral Processing
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical


  • Geology/Geoscience
  • Metallurgy/Mineral Science
  • Mathematics
  • Spatial Science (Surveying)
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Surveying

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