CAREERS

Graduate opportunities

We offer exciting graduate and entry-level opportunities around the world, in fields ranging from geology and engineering to trading, sustainability, logistics and finance – to name but a few.

If you are dedicated and driven, you have a can-do spirit, and you are willing to learn and take responsibility, we offer the chance to develop your career – and the rewards to match.

We value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds.

Our graduate programmes combine structured, professional development with on-the-job experience.

If you’re bright, curious, confident and keen to grow with us, you’re who we’re looking for.

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Find opportunities in your region

Our recruitment and selection processes are organised by global region – with selection times depending on local calendars.

To research our global assets and offices, please see our global assets map.

We aim to attract diverse talent to our African operations.

Bursaries

In South Africa, our coal and ferroalloys departments offer annual student bursaries in the following subjects:

  • Engineering – mining, electrical, chemical, mechanical and metallurgical
  • Financial management, with a Bachelor of Commerce degree
  • Geology

 

In 2016, 11 of our 50 students with bursaries in South Africa graduated from university; nine of these came to work for Glencore. 

We welcome recent graduates to our graduate programme. We offer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Community engagement
  • Environment
  • Finance and HR
  • Health and safety
  • Logistics and operations
  • IT
  • Trading and commercial roles

 

Trading and commercial 

Our oil division also runs an annual graduate scheme based at our Singapore office. If you earn a place, you will work in our trading environments, and in areas such as operations, risk and analysis. 

You will go through structured training, potentially leading to a job as a front-line trader or in another commercial role.

We welcome recent graduates to our Australian graduate programme, in the following fields:

  • Engineering – chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, mining or geotechnical
  • Environmental science, geology and geophysics
  • Information systems and IT
  • Other roles such as accounting, community relations, HR and occupational health and safety.


You'll need a relevant tertiary qualification – but we also seek graduates keen to live and work in remote places.

Vacation programmes and scholarships

Our vacation programme gives you a taste of an exciting future. Every year we host students during the December–February break – helping you find out more about the industry and develop your skills.

Trainee programme

In Australia, we are also putting in place a trainee programme to draw talent from local indigenous communities.

We welcome recent graduates – recruiting via Europe for opportunities not only in Europe, but around the world, in a wide range of disciplines.

Marketing activities

As a graduate in our corporate marketing offices, you get a wealth of on-the-job experience – working with experienced and accomplished colleagues.
 

Trading and commercial scheme

Our oil division also runs an annual graduate scheme based at our London office. If you earn a place, you will work in our trading environments, and in areas such as operations, risk and analysis.

You will go through structured training, potentially leading toward a job as a front-line trader or in another commercial role.
 

Internships

During the summer holidays, we offer internship programmes in a range of fields.

Engineering

On an annual basis, we may offer a range of graduate jobs in engineering, across our North American mining operations.
 

Trading and commercial scheme

Our oil division runs an annual graduate scheme, based at our Stamford, Connecticut office. If you earn a place, you will work in our trading environments, and in areas such as operations, risk and analysis.

You will go through structured training, potentially leading toward a job as a front-line trader or in another commercial role.

In South America, we offer local graduate recruitment programmes and scholarships at various operations and offices, in core engineering disciplines.