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Rio Tinto Engineering Graduate / Internship Programme 2022

Rio Tinto invites unemployed individuals to apply for the Engineering Graduate / Internship Programme 2022.

Internship Location: Richards Bay

Internship Closing Date: 11 February 2022

We’re looking for graduates from a range of engineering degrees for our Richards Bay Minerals operation in KZN, South Africa:

From day one, our graduates help us transform the way we do things, making a better tomorrow for all of us. We love fresh ideas and new thinking, and our grad program gives you the tools to innovate and invent — to pioneer progress for you and us.


  • Bachelor degree – completed in 2020, 2021 or by March 2022
  • Less than two years of relevant work experience
  • Permitted to work in South Africa

Our Graduate Programme is designed to prepare the leaders of the future through a series of engaging, progressive, and future skills activities.

Including you

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable being themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome –they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.

As a permanent Rio Tinto employee, you’ll receive a highly attractive salary, be eligible for an annual salary review, performance bonus and the option to join our share plan. We also have a heap of company benefits, such as access to health and medical programs, pension, and savings plans, wellbeing benefits, career development & education assistance to further your ambitions and our amazing employee assistance program. 

You’ve worked hard for your degree. Now it’s time to accelerate your career by joining Rio Tinto’s Graduate Programme. With us you’ll gain hands-on experience doing real work, to develop your personal, technical, and professional skills while working alongside knowledgeable and passionate professionals. Behind our progress are our people, and has been around for nearly 150 years, we know a thing or two about mining and metals.

How to Apply

Click Here To Apply Online for the Rio Tinto Engineering Graduate / Internship Programme 2022

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