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BHP is a leading global resources company.

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BHP is a leading global resources company that extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas; resources necessary for families, towns, regions and nations.


Our purpose is to bring people and resources together to build a better world – it’s the reason we exist.

Locations where there are vacancies for interns

Our Australian intern opportunities for engineering and science will be residential or Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO), either way giving you the chance to support and live in a thriving local community. Roles such as Technology and Finance will support our operations from our city locations, but they are never far from the action.

Residency requirements for Interns wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Roles available for Interns

BHP offers a range of intern opportunities across Engineering, Technology, Health Safety & Environment, and Science and Business.

Degree Subjects Required for Interns wishing to apply

We look for students with a range of degrees that include (but not limited) to:

  • Technology: Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Mechatronics, Cybersecurity, Maths and Statistics

  • Business: Finance, Accounting, Commerce

  • Engineering: Mining, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Mine Geotechnical, Civil, Metallurgy / Minerals Processing, Chemical, Construction, Environmental

  • Health Science: Safety, Health, Occupational Hygiene, Medical Radiation, Toxicology

  • Science: Earth Science / Geology (Honours / Masters), Hydrogeology, Environmental, Physics, Chemistry, Spatial Science (Surveying)

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What do recent interns say are the best things about working with us?

"Company culture is fantastic. Given technical development opportunities. Upper management always happy to discuss further opportunities for learning experiences. Very flexible working hours and conditions."

"Lots of opportunities to try new things eg. shadow people doing different jobs, ask people about their jobs. I also worked with a wide range of people. Very friendly coworkers."

"They give you an abundance of opportunities to learn how each role works and let's you experience the role first hand by completing designs that are used in the mine."

"Getting to see the site and experience FIFO, interact with vendors and meet new people."