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AngloGold Ashanti Australia

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Vacation Student Electrical Engineer

Sunrise Dam and Tropicana
Join AngloGold Ashanti Australia’s world class operations.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
Number of Vacancies
AUD 90,000 Inclusive Day Rate - Paid as $490 per weekday, $690 per Saturday / Sunday, and $845 for public holidays.
Start Date
13 Nov 2023 - 30 Nov 2023

Application dates

Applications Open
15 Mar 2023
Applications Close
7 May 2023

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
  • Limited working rights
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Recipients of  GradAustralia’s 2023 Best Workplace awards in Mining, Oil and Gas for the areas of Culture, Recruitment, Employee Engagement and Social Responsibility. 

At AngloGold Ashanti Australia (AGAA) we have your learning and development at heart. People are our business, and our business is our people. As future industry leaders, we recognise the potential you bring to the organisation and join as a valued member of our team.

We are interested in talented and ambitious second penultimate year students, seeing to obtain work exposure during their summer break. 

AGAA offers a 12-week summer vacation programme for paid on-the-job work experience during your university vacation break (November to February). As a successful vacation student, you’ll get first access to our Graduate Programme opportunities.  

Roles will be based at one of our two Australian operations, Sunrise Dam or Tropicana. These opportunities are FIFO 8 days on/6 days off or 4 days on/3 days off from Perth or Kalgoorlie, giving you the chance to support and contribute to a thriving local community. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable bringing their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing soAGAA looks for students who share our values and purpose and in return will join a collaborative workplace that offers a supportive and inclusive culture. International Students with current working rights are welcome apply. 

Essential requirements:

  • You are in your second to penultimate year of study towards a tertiary qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Australian working rights
  • A valid Australian manual driver's license

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

  • CV/Resume
  • Academic record

To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti's values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Engineering Management
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights