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

Applications are invited from high calibre, recent or soon-to-be honours graduates in Mining, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering. Early career industry professionals interested in returning to higher degree studies are strongly encouraged to apply.


Students have the opportunity of being placed at one of Mining3’s partner universities including:

  • CSIRO, Pinjarra Hills
  • Curtin University of Technology, WASM Kalgoorlie
  • QUT
  • The University of Queensland (UQ), St Lucia campus
  • UQ Campus, Pinjarra Hills
  • University of Newcastle


  • Candidate must first be accepted into the University as a Masters or PhD candidate
  • Are an Australian citizen or permanent resident in Australia
  • 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