Have your sights set on a career in the mining industry?
Let us help you get there.
Located in South Australia, Olympic Dam is a multi-mineral ore body comprising an underground mine and full processing plant. It is the world's fourth largest remaining copper deposit, fifth largest gold deposit and the largest uranium deposit. It also contains significant quantities of silver.
What we are looking for
Scholarships are open to students who are currently enrolled in an eligible university undergraduate course (listed below) or post graduate course in the area of Occupational Hygiene. Students applying must be enrolled in a full time capacity, be undertaking a 100% course load and have a minimum GPA of 5 (credit average). Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following universities to be eligible for consideration: University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, Flinders University, University of Queensland, or University of Wollongong.
Ideally, applications will be currently in their second year or penultimate (second to last) year of an eligible degree and able to undertake full time work in the summer vacation period.
If you are studying any of the following disciplines and meet the criteria above we want to hear from you!
[ Engineering - Mining
[ Engineering - Electrical
[ Engineering - Geotechnical
[ Metallurgy/Minerals Processing/ Chemical Engineering
[ Science - Physics major
[ Health Science - Occupational Hygiene
[ Health Science - Occupational Therapy
What you get
We will provide you not only with generous financial assistance throughout your studies (up to $10,000 per year) but also other study essentials such as access to some great mentors, guaranteed undergraduate paid work placements, invitations to industry events and more.
How to Apply
To ensure you are considered for one of the BHP Billiton Olympic Dam Scholarships please apply online at http://jobs.bhpbilliton.com. As part of your application you are required to submit a written statement (500 words maximum) detailing your reasons for applying for the scholarship.
BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.
**BHP Billiton Olympic Dam reserves the right to vary number of scholarships offered, point of entry at which they are offered, disciplines and timing of offers made**