Yancoal Graduate and Cadetship Program

At Yancoal, we are committed to developing talent in the mining sector, we invest in a number of professional development programs such as our graduate and cadetship program.

Graduate Program

Our Graduate Programs are for recent university graduates looking to start their career in the resources sector. Each Graduate Program is for two years and provides exposure working at the coal face in both underground and open cut. The program also includes a period at the corporate office where you will also undertake development training. Yancoal offers Graduate positions in the following disciplines;

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Geology and;
  • Surveying

Vacation Program

Our Vacation program provides 10-12 weeks of paid work experience during your university vacation period (November to February).  It allows for you to implement your theoretical knowledge in a practical environment, whilst offering you a pathway towards your mining career.  Applicants will be required to commit for the full 10-12 weeks.

Cadetship Program

Our Cadetship Program is for current Year 12 high school students and recent high school graduates wanting to begin their university studies in Mining Engineering and to develop a career in mining. The program provides financial support, mentoring and valuable 'hands on' experience at our mine sites.

For more information on the Yancoal Graduate and Cadetship Program, please register your information by creating a profile and joining our talent network.

Applications open in February each year, watch this space!