BHP Billiton Australian Undergraduate Program

Your journey starts here

You will receive a lot more than 12 weeks of paid work (late November to February 2016) when you are a BHP Billiton Undergraduate.  You will also benefit from:

  • Be given real work to do
  • Learn from a range of professionals
  • Have exposure to cutting edge technology
  • Build a network of industry contacts that can further help your career
  • Develop relationships with other Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Receive Supervisor feedback to make sure you are on the right track
  • Work for one of the World’s largest companies
  • Apply early for the 2017 BHP Billiton Foundations for Graduate Program

Applications for the 2015 BHP Billiton Australian Undergraduate Program are now closed. Learn more about opportunities.

BHP Billiton Foundations for Graduates Program

As a BHP Billiton Graduate you will experience many  facets of our business and deal with a wide range of our people.  You will be encouraged to take control of your career and find opportunities to:

  • Seek out stretch assignments and tasks
  • Ask for coaching and feedback 
  • Learn from others across the organisation
  • Peer coaching
  • Identify opportunities to learn
  • Build a peer network
  • Access world class learning centres

About BHP Billiton

At BHP Billiton we strive to have an inclusive workforce that best represents the communities in which we operate. We are proud of the increases we have seen in Indigenous representation within our Australian graduate intakes, from one per cent in 2012 to 11 per cent in 2015. Meet some of our talented Indigenous graduates and hear their stories.


Iron ore – the key ingredient required to make steel – is a building block of nations. It has been integral to remarkable global growth and development and it has been a key pillar of BHP Billiton in Australia for over 65 years.

Watch how the iron ore mined in the Pilbara has helped the unprecedented pace of China’s growth this the iron ore mined in the Pilbara has helped the unprecedented pace of China’s growth this century.


The World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia will be the focus of a new marine research partnership between CSIRO and BHP Billiton.

Learn about the jointly funded research program that will substantially increase the scientific community's understanding of the area.