Australia Graduate and Vacation Program

Peabody Energy Australia has an ongoing commitment to graduate and university student development. We view today's graduates as tomorrow's leaders.

Australia Graduate and Vacation Program - coal mining student

In Australia, Peabody has nine surface and three underground mining operations in Queensland and New South Wales, as well as active coal trading in all major Australian coal regions. Peabody’s graduate and vacation students join a dynamic organization and global leader in sustainable mining and clean coal technology.

Opportunities exist for current students and graduates across disciplines that include:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process/Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Surveying
  • Geology
  • Environmental Science
  • Accounting and Finance

Our two-year rotational program has been designed to ensure our graduates receive varied and challenging development across a broad range of business functions and operations. During the two-year program, graduates rotate sites every eight months gaining exposure to both open-cut and underground operations. There is also opportunities for a study tour to the United States for our Graduate of the Year.

We have a structured on-the-job training program as well as online components to assist in the transition and learning components. Ongoing review and feedback ensures development needs can be addressed through specialised training or work activities. Peabody also offers a competitive remuneration package, performance bonus, assistance with relocation and accommodation.

Peabody Energy will be allocating the 2014-2015 vacation placements to those that are currently in our talent pipeline. Our talent pipeline consists of previous Peabody Energy vacation students, dependant scholarship holders and Peabody university scholarship recipients.

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