Vacation Student - Business Marketing and Trade


Job Description

  • Career Development Opportunity
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Vacation Student

Glencore Vacation Student – Business Marketing and Trade

Sydney , New South Wales, Australia

The Opportunity

Glencore Zinc Lead Marketing team has an excellent opportunity opening to current university students to join our Summer Vacation Employment Program. You will join a global company that wants you to succeed, not just for the benefit of the organization but also so you can achieve your own career goals

This is your opportunity to test your learning and creativity in real situations, being mentored by some of the best in your field. If you are keen to accelerate your growth, relish the opportunity to work and live in our regions and build the blocks for an exciting career, we want to hear from you.


Working towards obtaining a Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Business/ International trade/ Logistics/ Economics.

Student must be in their third or fourth year of study.

About the Vacation Program

Our Vacation Student Program provides 12 weeks of paid, on-the-job work experience during your university summer vacation. Running from the end of November to mid-February, the Vacation Student Program allows you to implement your theoretical knowledge in a practical environment, whilst offering a pathway towards your mining career.

Vacation Student Programs can vary from discipline to discipline. You may receive a meaningful project that builds capacity in your field of study, or focus on developing experience in day to day activities, or both. There will be many opportunities to network with professionals, as well as liaise with key management personnel.  

As a vacation student you will be required to work closely with the leaders on Metals and Concentrate Contracts. You will also assist in managing the logistics and service provider contracts that perform movement of these purchases to the port, invoicing finance, hedging, documentation, insurance and other related matters. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with the Zinc Lead team in Sydney, Switzerland, as well as with people in other divisions and field offices.

Why choose Glencore?

With operations across the globe, there is a world of opportunities waiting for you at Glencore.  Glencore provides unrivalled career and development pathways, great communities and the opportunity to work with leaders in your field.  Many of our vacation students return for other vacation work and graduate work. We offer a competitive salary and pay for flights and accommodation for those who will be working in the regional areas.  As a Glencore employee you will also have access to Glencore Rewards, our online discount platform with 100s of retailers.  And while it is easy to focus on remuneration, other benefits include living and experiencing regional Australia, working with passionate people and making professional connections that will last.   

Location of Vacation Work

Sydney New South Wales Australia

Come start your career with a Top 100 Graduate Employer and see how far we can take you.

Applications will only be accepted via and close 31 August 2020.

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