Scholarships and careers
|2013 Minesite Rehabilitation Scholarships Now Open For Application|
|Are you interested in researching ways to minimise the environmental impacts of coal mining?|
The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fund 2013 Postgraduate Scholarships (Minesite Rehabilitation Scholarships) are now open for application.
Up to three postgraduate scholarships are on offer in 2013 for innovative research into ways to improve land rehabilitation measures for Queensland coal mines.
Applications may be aligned to one or more of the following research priorities:
|Native ecosystem rehabilitation|
Rehabilitation of agricultural land|
Management of acid producing material|
Water management - reducing take and managing the impact of releases|
Mine closure - risk management and innovative mitigation measures|
|QRC aims to attract, engage, and support more young Queenslanders considering resources-sector careers through the QRC scholarships and careers marketing campaign drillin for young engineers and scientists.|
|QRC works to attract, engage and support young Queenslanders considering resources-sector careers in the areas of engineering (mining, metallurgy, electrical, civil, mechanical, environment, mechatronic) and science (earth and environment). |
QRCís careers marketing campaign drillin for young engineers and scientists is an integrated campaign that engages Generation Y through:
|web 2.0 technologies (Blogging, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube) |
traditional print and online media|
the QRC Scholarship Student Ambassador Program and |
|www.drillin.com.au is a part of the careers marketing campaign.|
This website showcases the blogs of QRCís scholarship student ambassadors, which provide high school and university students an insight into what it is like to pursue a career in the resources sector.
|Beyond the realms of the drillin website, QRCís careers marketing campaign helps students take action on their interest in a resources-sector career.|
QRC provides information about scholarships, industry tours, career information sessions, vacation work, and graduate programs via several Facebook pages.
The flagship careers marketing Facebook pages are below.
|On You Tube, QRC works with university students to produce entertaining user-generated videos such as The Bubbles Incident: Confessions Of A Vac Work Student (click on link below), which was selected to feature on the front page of You Tube Australia.|
|Find a job|
|There are many jobs available in the minerals and energy sector.|
Click on the link below to find useful career websites and employment opportunities within QRC member companies.