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Professions in Mining

The mining sector provides one of the fastest growing opportunities for graduate employment in Australia. These careers not only offer very competitive salary packages but chances for rapid advancement and promotion, enabling young graduates to kick-start a successful international career.

Professions in high demand include the geosciences (geologists, geophysicists), engineering (mining, geotechnical, environmental, mechanical, electrical, electronic), environmental science, information technology, nursing and allied health, communication, business and commerce.

The University of Adelaide

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

Australian School of Petroleum

School of Chemical Engineering

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Sciences


Flinders University

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering

School of the Environment


University of South Australia

School of Health Sciences

School of Engineering

School of Natural and Built Environments