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Previous South Australian Government Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions vacation employment programs have run from November to February the following year.

Employment may be offered to undergraduate students currently studying in any of the following key disciplines:

  • IT/Information management
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mining engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Petroleum engineering
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Environmental science
  • Environmental management
  • Other science fields

Advantages of the vacation program

Students taking part in the program will be mentored with the opportunity to improve both their technical and personal skills.

Each student will be given a project to undertake and give a presentation of the project on its completion. The program will give students a taste of the type of work they can expect upon graduation in their chosen field of expertise.

How to apply

Email the following to

  • Completed application form (available online prior to the program running)
  • Covering letter
  • Résumé/ Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Employment declaration (XSL)
  • Academic transcript
  • Copy of working visa (if applicable)