Graduate Program Embraces Working From Home

Rain, hail, shine or coronavirus – the MEC Mining Graduate Program still thrives!

The MEC Mining Graduate Program has continued despite the current restrictions of the COVID-19 virus. Principal of Learning & Development, Loren Ager and Brisbane based MEC Mining Graduates Zhongwei Wang, Ivy Pan and Leandro Nunes have continued to contribute to the business by working from home.

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Five Top Tips for Choosing the Right Role: Career Opportunities for Graduate Mining Engineers

Written by Loren Ager, MEC Mining – Principal of Learning & Development

Graduating from university is an exciting but nerve-wracking time. Mining industry graduate programs are highly competitive, offer diverse career development opportunities and are often highly paid.  Being organised early and planning for the right job choice can help with the transition from university student to graduate mining engineer. 

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The MEC Mining Graduate Program will take you up, up and away!

The MEC Mining Graduate Program provides our Graduate Mining Engineers with a wide range of professional development tools and industry opportunities.  The program also enables graduates to develop a solid foundation and prepare themselves for their journey from Graduate Engineer to emerging professional and beyond.   

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MEC Mining looks to the future: Strategic changes announced at annual industry event

MEC celebrated another great year with invited guests at their annual industry event, held at Brisbane’s Alchemy Restaurant & Bar on 23 October 2019.

The evening was an opportunity to thank clients and supporters, as well as to share exciting changes for MEC.

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What Attributes do Mining Companies look for in Graduates?

With mining providing 1.1 million jobs and around 10% of all employment, if you’re a recent graduate, or graduating shortly, we would encourage you to consider a future in Australia’s mining industry.

With a mini boom being experienced in the industry due to the billions of dollars that are being invested in new projects and exploration, many companies are on the hunt for the best graduates. The mining industry offers countless fulfilling and rewarding career opportunities for graduates with degrees in any number of disciplines, including engineering, environmental science, business, geology, human resources, occupational health and safety, information technology, and more.

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