Vale Careers

Our Promise to You

We value our people and respect diverse perspectives and talents. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce and helping you grow in your career.  Whether you’re just beginning your career journey, or are an experienced professional, we invite you to be part of our evolution.

Opportunities for recent graduates:

For recent graduates who are eager to advance their careers, Vale’s Global Trainee Program offers 18-months of intense learning, global rotating roles, individual mentoring, and outstanding professional and personal development experiences where you can collaborate and innovate.

Every year, we seek talented individuals from varying degrees and backgrounds. These graduates will have the unique opportunity to see how they can develop a career in an incredible industry that takes part in creating a sustainable future for all of us. We are open to all university graduates who demonstrate a ferocious appetite for learning, a passion for professional growth and development and a commitment to being active and engaged team players. This program aims to provide trainees with the experiences and tools needed to develop and succeed in their careers.

In addition to our Global Trainee Program, Vale also offers an extensive set of co-op and internship programs in four, eight, 12 and 16-month terms. Recent graduates may also explore our Engineer-in-Training (EIT) and Geologist-in-Training (GIT) programs which offer a broad range of experiences and possibilities. 

Opportunities for experienced professionals:

As one of the world’s largest mining companies, Vale Canada offers a wide array of career opportunities for experienced professionals from all disciplines and backgrounds. If you’re looking for a proven, ethical and respectful environment to apply your talents, then here is what Vale has to offer:

  • High-profile leadership programs for Supervisors, Managers and Senior Leaders.
  • Opportunities across Canada and internationally.
  • Superior compensation and long-term incentives.
  • Continuous learning programs.
  • The ability to supercharge your career in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Comprehensive suite of pension, educational assistance and benefit programs.
  • Annual scholarship program for our employees, retirees and their dependents.

Again, whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, we thank you for considering a career with Vale and invite you to be part of our evolution.


At Vale Canada, we do what’s right. Our responsibility as a key player in the mining industry is to listen, be approachable and positively impact our people, communities and the environment.

We invite you to be part of our evolution and join us on our journey towards becoming a truly sustainable operator. 

Benefits of working at Vale in Canada:

Our Total Rewards Program offers many excellent benefits, including highly competitive base pay and an attractive and comprehensive suite of pension, educational assistance and benefit programs.

In addition, Vale is committed to providing employees with the tools and resources required for continued professional growth. We strive to provide guidance and continuous feedback as well as Professional development opportunities with global mobility.
We believe in meritocratic decision-making, which places the right people in the right roles, recognizes contributions and rewards good performance with exposure to diverse opportunities

Vale is constantly growing and changing with the world and we invite you to be part of our evolution.

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