Rio Tinto, one of the largest metals and mining companies in the world, is inviting suitable graduates to apply for its upcoming Graduate Programme intake for 2023 at the Company’s RBM facilities in KwaZulu-Natal. Before submitting an application, make sure to review the minimum qualifications of the role to find out if it’s a good fit.
About Rio Tinto
Founded in 1873, the Rio Tinto Group is the second-largest metal producer and mining company in the world. It produces copper, iron ore, gold, diamonds, uranium as well as refined bauxite. In 2019, the company posted a US$43.165 billion revenue and operating income of US$11.466 billion. Currently, the Rio Tinto Group has a global workforce numbering close to 47,000 employees.
Rio Tinto and Blue Horizon’s venture in KwaZulu-Natal is Richard Bay Minerals, one of the leading heavy mineral sands producers in the world. As South Africa’s leading mineral sand producer, RBM has been a big contributor to KwaZulu-Natal communities for more than 40 years.
Rio Tinto RBM-SA Graduate Programme 2023
Rio Tinto SA’s graduate programme runs for a duration of 12 months with a focus on the following fields of study:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
The successful candidate will be based at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals facilities in KwaZulu-Natal.
Who should apply?
Only applicants who fit the role’s basic eligibility criteria are eligible to apply:
- Holds a Bachelor’s degree in the required disciplines (preferably graduates from 2021 to 2022, or in the final year of qualification
- A South African national with a valid driver’s license
- Possesses no more than two (2) years of relevant work experience
- Allowed to gain employment in South Africa
How do I apply?
Qualified applicants will need to apply online via the company’s recruitment page. Click the link below to get started.
Make sure to attach the following to your application:
- Comprehensive and up-to-date CV
- Copy of your National Driver’s License
- Qualifications and academic results (certified copies)
The deadline for submission of applications is on 9 September 2023.
For more information, get in touch directly with Rio Tinto SA at +27 11 459 1260.
Please refrain from making any queries if the internship is no longer available. Alternatively, you may view our other graduate programme and internship listings that are currently accepting applications.