Expression of Interest - Summer Internship

4 Aug 2022

We have exciting internship opportunities to join our Waihi & Macraes (Otago) operations.

The interns will have the opportunity to utilise the knowledge they have gained from their tertiary studies within a practical mining environment by carrying out work and projects assigned by their department team.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Gaining practical experience within a field of tertiary study Mine Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Finance, Health and Safety, Purchasing and Logistics, Surveying and Environmental while working with a team of experts who will mentor and coach you
  • Carrying out work and projects as directed by department managers and team members
  • Developing an understanding of the gold mining process and how specialist fields of study contribute to this
  • Develop strong relationships with colleagues and other Interns to contribute to the success of the team
  • Participate in activities and projects that may form part of the Intern programme
  • Presentation to Site Management team at the conclusion of the Intern programme on experience and key learnings.
  • Other activities as required to support the success of the function and wider organisation

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualifications: second or third year study of a relevant Degree qualification
  • Full and current driver's licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred
  • Commitment to work 10/12 weeks or longer from end December until the middle of February

About the company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance. For more than 30 years, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities, and strong returns for our shareholders.

Our global exploration, development, and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of established operating assets including the Didipio Mine in the Philippines; Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand; and the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects communities around the world. They also contribute to sustainable economic growth in the regions where we operate and direct employment for more than 2,300 people.

Our operations are supported by a corporate office located in Brisbane, Australia.

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OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website:

Applications close Thursday, 30 September 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
30 Sep 2022
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