Considering a career in Mining?
The Canadian mining industry is one of the largest in the world. From finance and design to extraction and reclamation, the mining industry provides tremendous opportunity for skilled students and grads from a variety of backgrounds. If you are looking for a substantial career, the mining industry is for you.
In-demand skills and traits:
Average Starting Salaries: Mining
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Melanie Sturk"Most of the industry is preparing for or in the process of retiring, which means that there are opportunities for young people to advance more quickly than ever before."
New Grad’s Checklist: 3 Qualities Needed For Success In Mining
If you're preparing for a career in the mining industry, these are must-have skills for you!
Industry Jargon: Mining Edition
Are you entering the mining industry? Make sure you're familiar with these terms!
3 Ways To Hatch A Career In Mining
Not sure what to do with your degree? Mining could be the industry for you!
3 Apps Every Young Mining Professional Needs
Make sure you download these apps before your first day of work!
Average Starting Salaries - Mining 2015
Check out our salary guide on some of the most popular mining jobs in the industry!
3 Tips for A Successful Career in Canada's Mining Industry
Find out how to make the most of your mining career with these top 3 tips!
Mining 101: Unearthing One of Canada's Most Valuable Industries
Here's TalentEgg's 101 on one of Canada's most valuable industries!
The Fact Sheet: Canada's Mining Industry
Think you know everything about the mining industry? Check out this fact sheet!
Office Hours: The Suncor Energy Team Answered Your Career Questions
Monday, May 12th was an egg-citing day at TalentEgg! We hosted Office Hours with Suncor Energy, Canada’s largest energy company.
Case Study: Career Growth At Suncor Energy
Media Relations Senior Advisor Kelli Stevens started her career with Suncor Energy as a co-op student.
New Grad At Suncor Energy: A Day In The Life
Kristle and Vic are recent grads who started careers at Suncor Energy. They're thrilled to have done so.
The Best Part: Hear From Recent Grads At Suncor Energy
Ask new grads why they chose to start careers at Suncor Energy, and you'll hear a unique story each time.
Suncor's Culture, Mentoring And Training: Co-op Students' Perspectives
In addition to receiving consistent mentoring, students and new grads are given a first-hand understanding of Suncor's operations.
Insider Tips From A Suncor Recruiter For Students And New Grads
Each year, Suncor helps many students and new grads find their place in the company.
Who To Follow On Twitter: 2013 Mining Careers Edition
You won't find a miner tweeting on-site, but you will find information about mining careers on twitter. The mining industry is always looking for new workers. Follow these twitter accounts and learn more.
Opportunities Run Deep: Career Growth At Vale
Four recent engineering graduates share their experiences growing their careers with Vale in Newfoundland and Labrador.
A High-Performance Career At Vale's Long Harbour Processing Plant
A Processing Plant Technician, Junior Mechanical Maintenance Engineer and recruiter shed light on Vale's new High Performance Work System.
Vale's Mining Career Relocation Guide For New Graduates
Moving hundreds or thousands of kilometres away from everyone and everything you know and love can seem daunting, but it can also be hugely rewarding.
Vale Helps Engineering Intern Make The Most Of His Work Term
Laurentian University Mechanical Engineering student Shuhui Dong is currently on a 16-month internship with Vale in Sudbury.
A Day In The Life Of A Ground Control EIT At Vale's Garson Mine
Laurentian University Mining Engineering graduate Elizabeth Sweeney has been working as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with Vale over the last year.
Could Your Mining Career Take You Into Space One Day?
New companies are emerging to tackle the huge task of mining precious resources on asteroids and other celestial bodies.
Who To Follow On Twitter: Mining Careers Edition
If you're not sure where to start, here's a list of mining-related Twitter accounts that we recommend you follow.
How To Write A Resume To Apply For A Mining Job
A career coach provides tips for writing an effective mining resume to apply for student and entry level jobs in the mining industry.
Certifications And Designations For Careers In Mining
There are also many different ways you can enhance your skills and credentials in the mining industry.
5 Mining Scholarships For Students You Should Know About
There are many scholarships and financial awards available to those pursuing careers in the mining sector.
Mining-Related Master's Degree, PhD And Post-Grad Programs
From post-grad certificates to PhD programs, Canadian schools from coast to coast offer various specialized mining programs.
Behind The Scenes: Suncor Energy's New Grad Program
Five recent grads who have started their supply chain, finance and engineering careers in Suncor Energy's New Grad Program.
B.C. Mining Leader Says Industry Holds Tremendous Opportunity For Young Women
More women are being actively recruited because they have what it takes to make mining companies more efficient, sustainable and profitable.
5 Ways To Become A Leader In The Mining Industry
As a recent grad, you can set yourself apart and become a leader in your organization by doing these five things during your first five years.
How To Get A Golden Ticket To Your Career: Tips From A Goldcorp Recruiter
Learn more about internships and new grad jobs with Goldcorp, and how you can start your career with this growing mining company.
Average Starting Salaries For Entry Level Mining Jobs In Canada
Students and new graduates interested in mining jobs are looking at impressively competitive starting salaries.
A Mining Career Could Take You All Over The World
One industry truly stands out in terms of the opportunities it presents to work abroad: mining.
Job Application And Interview Guide: Suncor Energy
The inside scoop from Suncor Energy's recruitment team on their recruitment schedule, application process and interviews.
How To Prospect And Prepare For Careers In Mining
A mining industry expert outlines the Top 3 ways to prepare for a mining career.
Digging Deeper: Inside A Recent Engineering Grad's Career With Goldcorp
University of Toronto Mineral Engineering graduate Boi Linh Van hatched her career with Goldcorp.
Infographic: A Promising Future In Engineering
We put together an infographic to help you picture what your future in engineering might look like.
Alberta's Skilled Labour Shortage: An Opportunity For Youth
Employers in Alberta are struggling to fill engineering and skilled trades training.
A Day In The Life Of A Human Resources Graduate At BHP Billiton's EKATI Diamond Mine
University of Saskatchewan Bachelor of Commerce graduate Katelyn McAuliffe works at BHP Billiton's EKATI Diamond Mine, 310km northeast of Yellowknife.
Help Bridge Cultural Gaps With A Career In Aboriginal Engagement
It’s expected that First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities will play increasingly relevant roles in mining and energy-related industries in the coming years.
A Day In The Life Of A New Grad Engineer At Vale
Cindy Chan is a recent Chemical Engineering graduate from the University of Toronto who completed Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) program.
Behind The Scenes Of Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) And Geologist-In-Training (GIT) Programs
An inside look at Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Geologist-In-Training (GIT) programs from three EITs and other Vale staff.
All About Vale's Engineer-In-Training (EIT) and Geologist-In-Training (GIT) Programs
Learn about Vale's Engineer-in-Training (EIT) and Geologist-in-Training (GIT) programs for new graduates from a Vale recruiter and managers.
Behind The Scenes With A Young Geologist At Vale
Crispin Pike's geology career with Vale has taken him from his hometown of St. John's, Newfoundland, to some pretty unique locations, including northern Manitoba and northern Brazil.
Mines Are Opening All Over The World All The Time, Says USask Geological Engineering Grad
Shane Dubyk wants to work in mining because the industry appears to be booming at a time when many others are not: he says there are tons of amazing job opportunities because mines are opening all over the world all the time.
The Environment Is A Top Priority When Planning Mines, Says VP Aboriginal Affairs
Glenn Nolan, Vice President Aboriginal Affairs with mining company Noront Resources, says the mining industry has made significant improvements in recent years and the environment has become its top priority when planning mines around the world.
Q&A With A Mining Engineering Co-op Student
Elizabeth Hughes is a fourth-year mining engineering co-op student from the University of British Columbia who is currently completing a co-op term with Goldcorp in Vancouver.
Networking With People In The Industry Will Help You Start Your Career In Mining
Renata Smoke, a third-year student at the University of Western Ontario, spent her summer working as a summer student with Noront Resources in the Ring of Fire district in northern Ontario doing core logging and geophysics.
Now Is The Time To Start Your Career In Mining
No matter what your educational background, now is the time to start your career in the mining industry, says the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR).
The Mining Industry Needs Young Workers From All Backgrounds
With a 40% retirement rate and new deposits being discovered regularly, thousands of additional workers will be needed each year by mining employers to meet anticipated Canadian production targets to the year 2016.
Make The World A Better Place From Within The Mining Industry Through Corporate Social Responsibility
In recent years, Canadian mining corporations have developed and participated in numerous corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. These initiatives help to ensure they keep local residents’ best interests at heart and protect the environment at the same time.
Mining Is One Of The Most Technologically Advanced Industries In Canada
The integration of technology in Canada’s mining industry has allowed for the use of robotics, computers and other state-of-the-art equipment to become commonplace. In fact, miners can dig through 2400 feet through rock in order to reach minerals located deep underground while operating equipment from a completely different city than where the mine is located.
The Mining Industry Needs More Than Just Engineers And Geologists
Although engineers and geologists are crucial to the industry, if they can’t access land and resources, or if they don’t have the support of the communities nearby, they can’t do their jobs. That’s where people with backgrounds in business, communications, sustainability and regulatory issues come in.