Anglo American Held “BLAST” Internship Opportunities on 2020 for Engineering and Commerce Undergraduate and Postgraduate Applicants
Anglo American’s 95 years experience in various opencast and deep-level mining operations have led this globally diversified company to be the world’s leading provider of precious natural resources. Some natural resources that Anglo American products are diamonds (through De Beers), platinum, and other precious metals such as copper, nickel, iron ore, and coal.
In its efforts in continually extract mineral resources safely and efficiently, Anglo American doesn’t work alone. In fact, it is accompanied with several key partners, stakeholders, and community-related people. Not to forget that it continually does its best to recruit young talents through many ways, including internship programme, so that it will always be able to create sustainable business values and make a positively-impacting difference in the world.
Anglo American’s BLAST Internship Programme’s Schemes and Requirements
Although Anglo American provides various types of internship programme for engineering and commerce students, Anglo American’s BLAST programme remains the most sought-after internship programme that Anglo American has. Generally, “BLAST” itself is an acronym for “Building Leaders and Shaping Talent,” which drives further on this 4-year internship programme’s goals and curriculum programmes.
Anglo American aims to attract brightest young BLASTers to develop their skills as they work in three different real-world roles in two continents respectively. Development is a middle name to this “BLAST” scheme since BLASTers are encouraged to do some development projects while undergoing their BLAST internship programme, namely, The Achiever Programme (TAP) and Programme for Management Excellence (PME).
In their internship periods, BLASTers will also have opportunities to network with the Anglo American Group workers in and outside South Africa, which will enhance their theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and working experience needed to be a part of the Anglo American’s Emerging Talent population after graduating.
Lastly, interested intern candidates should satisfy these following requirements if they want to join in Anglo American’s BLAST Internship Programme:
- Have a strong academic background in 4-years Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Business Science/Finance major.
- Demonstrate strong leadership skills through campus or community involvement and personalities, such as drive, ambition, and ready to take in new and novel challenges.
How to Apply for Anglo American’s BLAST Internship Programme
Applicants should click on the “Apply Now” button located on Anglo American’s main internship website to be redirected to its online registering system. They can complete their profile and upload all necessary documents after they are registered in the Anglo American’s online internship registering system.
After applicants complete their profiles and documents, Anglo American will call the shortlisted ones to go on their first interview session. After applicants pass the interview session, there will be a second interview session followed by a full assessment test on the assigned date each year before they can be appointed as Anglo American’s interns.
Opening and Closing Dates of Anglo American’s Internship Programme on 2020
Anglo American’s internship programme usually opens at the start of May and closes at the end of July each year. Visit Anglo American’s main internship programme’s page for more information on its internship programme’s opening and closing dates on 2020.
Anglo American’s Internship Programme’s Contact Number
Call +27 11 638 9111 in cases of further questions on Anglo American’s internship programme.