Iluka Resources is an international mineral sands company with expertise in exploration, development, mining, processing, marketing and rehabilitation. Our purpose is to deliver sustainable value for our employees and all stakeholders.

With over 3000 direct employees, our people are the foundation of our business and are vital to our success now and into the future. Iluka offers a safe, empowering and inclusive work environment that is as diverse as the communities in which we operate.

About the Roles

Iluka’s 12 week summer vacation program is designed for students in their penultimate year of study to put into practice the theory they have learned throughout their degree. During the 12 week program, you will be exposed to a wide variety of duties plus the opportunity to work on real projects in a fast paced operating environment that will enable you to develop your existing knowledge and skills.

Expressions of interest are open for Iluka’s Vacation Student Program across the following disciplines:




•Chemical Engineering;

•Electrical Engineering;


•Human Resources;

•Information Technology;

•Mechanical Engineering;

•Medical/Health Physics;


•Mining Engineering;

•Surveying; and

•Process Engineering.

Why this is an outstanding opportunity for a Vacation Student?

You will:

•work with, and learn from, talented industry professionals;

•gain practical mining industry experience; and

•be empowered to achieve outcomes through training, trust and responsibility.

About You

You will be a thinker who demonstrates courage by challenging function and reason; show initiative and be able to communicate with all employees. Your input and initiative will be welcomed and valued as your skills develop.

Qualifications and competencies required:

•Eligibility to work in Australia;

•Currently completing 3rd or 4th year of tertiary study;

•A current and valid Australian Driver’s License;

•Excellent communication skills; and

•Excellent listening and analytical skills.

What We Offer

If successful, your contributions will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to be part of a values-driven company, committed to your professional development.


Depending on the discipline, opportunities will be available at the following locations working either standard office hours or rostered shift to meet operational needs:


•Perth; and


If you share our values and meet the criteria, please submit your cover letter, resume and latest academic results, clearly stating which discipline you are interested in.

Applications close: Tuesday, 15th of October, 2019.

To apply please follow the link to our company website;

“We respect and encourage diversity in a workforce that reflects our communities.”