Graduate Programme

Graduate Development Program

Saracen is looking for outstanding graduates to grow their career opportunities within the gold mining industry.

Are you a recent graduate, or about to graduate? 

If so we would like you to choose Saracen to kick your career off in the right direction.

Our Graduate Development Program is conducted over a 2-3 year period with each graduate attaining the core competencies required for each work area or discipline. The program operates under a rotation scheme whereby graduates are relocated to our different mines and operations to diversify their skills. We expect you to embrace the Saracen way, adopting a ‘Think and Act like Owner’ attitude while being open to continually developing your knowledge base and skill set.  

Graduates who successfully complete our program will be highly sought after as future department managers and technical experts across the industry.

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Stories from our graduates

Graduate to Project in < 4 years - Lachlan Urquhart

Location: Thunderbox

Discipline: Geology

Saracen has provided a dynamic work environment with a real hands-on approach since I started in 2014. I have been able to experience many aspects of geology from mining to greenfields exploration in some incredible settings in WA. In every instance I have had the support and mentorship behind me to succeed. Saracen also promotes continued learning through internal and external training and development.


Graduate to Manager in < 10 years - Matt FitzGibbon

Location: Carosue Dam

Discipline: Mining Engineering

Working with Saracen has afforded me endless opportunities to further my engineering capability. I’ve had exposure at several Saracen mine sites, from working as a part of the underground crew to establishing new mines. The exciting and dynamic nature of the company means I’ve been given responsibility for new projects under the guidance of industry leading mentors and leaders.


Graduate to Manager in < 10 years - Cleo Leunig

Location: Carosue Dam

Discipline: Metallurgy

Saracen have ensured that the right tools, education and training were provided to me when I began as a graduate Metallurgist. There is a true emphasis on teamwork at Saracen which gave me the feeling of being part of something bigger. It’s been an exciting journey not only for my career development but to be part of Saracen’s organic growth. My career development has been well supported by my supervisors and managers.