Mining3 is an ideal work environment for talented engineering graduates and early career professionals to conduct commercially viable research to tackle the technical challenges facing the mining industry. Students will be placed with a research participant and will work as part of a professional research team solving real industry problems, with access to world-class research facilities.


  • Post graduates
  • Undergraduates

Areas of research interest

  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
  • Robotics and Automation

Applications are invited from high-calibre, recent, or soon-to-be honours graduates in Mining, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering, and/or Computer Science and related fields.

Early career industry professionals interested in returning to higher degree studies are strongly encouraged to apply.


Students have the opportunity of being working with one of Mining3’s research partners and/or universities including:

  • Curtin University including WA School of Mines
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • The University of Queensland (UQ)


  • Candidate must first be accepted into the university as a Masters or PhD candidate
  • Not under bond or committed to an employer

Any offer of a scholarship by Mining3 is made subject to approval of the candidate’s enrolment as a postgraduate student by the Mining3 affiliated universities, based on sight of evidence of academic and other relevant qualifications. Candidates are therefore advised not to resign their present position or take any other action that would leave them disadvantaged should enrolment not be approved.


Please forward resume and relevant details with application Mining3 Human Resources Officer email