We value exceptional graduates and believe we can learn as much from them as they glean from us.

Focusing on highly sought-after, industry-based skills-development, our graduate program provides an excellent start to a career in mining

Based on Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy best practice, the program offers tailored mentoring, technical development, open-pit or underground experience and role specific training to help with your success.

Intended to provide scope and opportunities to advance your career, our team of talented professionals will exchange knowledge whilst you build skills and gain experience in a safe, dynamic, challenging, and rewarding work environment.

Founded on training in action-oriented learning and grounded, practical advice, the program is open to graduates in:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geology
  • Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Occupational Hygiene

Our graduates are supported with fantastic technical development that begins with structured two-year programs adapted to the individual and the site at which they are located.

Gold Fields’ diverse mining operations and exciting exploration programs present a myriad of opportunities to explore rotations in different areas of both underground and surface mining.

During the program, we will provide regular interaction and feedback to ensure your development is on track to growing your career within the company.

To find out more, visit the Apply Now page and sign up to our Job Alerts. Alternatively, feel free to apply for vacancies at our sites as they arise.

  • Our Values

  • Safety


  • Integrity


  • Respect


  • Responsibility


  • Delivery


  • Innovation


Underscored by a common goal of creating shared benefits to those associated with our efforts, it means our people, the ecosystems in which we operate, and the rapport we have with our local and indigenous communities, is of the highest respect.