2024 Graduate Program and 2023 Vacation Program – Australia and NZ

Rio Tinto

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2024 Graduate Program and 2023 Vacation Program- Australia and New Zealand

If you want to drive real change, we have just the place to do it. Our Graduate Development Program is an opportunity for you to shape Rio Tinto from the inside out. We want you to be part of our team to help take us forward by solving the emerging challenges of our time. At Rio Tinto, we believe the best ideas come from bringing people together with different perspectives to work toward a common goal – to create a better tomorrow.

We’re looking for Graduates and students from a range of degrees for different areas across our business, including:

Engineering – All degrees

Sciences – Geoscience, Environmental

Technology – Data Science, Software, Computing, Robotics

Humanities – Arts, Law, Health & Safety, Archaeology

Business – All degrees

We’re also looking for continuing university students to join our 2023 Vacation Program and experience day-to-day life at Rio Tinto. The best part, it gives you an opportunity to secure a grad position at the end of the program.

About Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive.

We have been mining for almost 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.


Graduate Program – final year of study/have recently graduated.

Vacation Student Program – penultimate year or students in 2nd or 3rd year.

Join our information sessions to hear more

Rio Tinto will conduct Virtual Information Sessions, providing prospective Graduates and Vacation Students with information about working at Rio Tinto and our Graduate and Vacation programs.

Event Details are listed below. To attend, you must register. Please click the links below:

Information Session 1:
Tuesday, March 14 (9am – 930 am AWST)


Information Session 2:
Tuesday, March 28 (9am – 930 am AWST)


Next steps

There’s no-one better time to lead this change than the leaders of the future and that starts with a graduate or vacation role at Rio Tinto. Apply today.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role, you must complete all pre-screening questions.

Applications close 31 March 2023

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