Ontario's mining and related sectors offer a wide range of exciting career options - jobs that involve fulfilling work, high salaries, as well as opportunities for advancement, adventure and travel.

Want to explore your options? Check out OMA's This Is Mine Life Career Hub on TalentEgg.

This site will help you discover how Ontario mine life aligns with your personal purpose, abilities, and lifestyle goals, while you learn about various mining occupations, scholarships, mentorships, training programs and more. Once you are ready to search for specific opportunities, use this hub to navigate to OMA member companies' career pagesjob postings and event announcements.

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This Is Mine Life TalentEgg Career Hub

We also recommend Career Development information and The Interactive World of Mining Careers, developed by our friends at the Mining Industry Human Resources Council, which is another great place to help start charting your career pathway in mining. If you are internationally trained, please see these tips for newcomers to Canada on the skills you will need to work in the mining industry, navigating the Canadian job application process (including links to recruiting agencies), and building your networks to open up more opportunities.

Watch MiHR's Mining: It’s More Than You Think! video:

in addition, the OMA and Edge Factor have united in a strategic partnership aimed at empowering schools, mining companies and organizations across Ontario to inspire youth to consider a career in mining. Together, we have crafted multimedia tools that tell the impactful stories of individuals in the mining industry and spotlight the various occupations, essential skills and cutting-edge technology that define modern mining. These multimedia tools are available as part of the This is Mine Life program on the Edge Factor platform and on the Ontario Mining Association’s website and This is Mining YouTube channel.

Job Opportunities

 Companies' Career Pages
Agnico Eagle Mines

For more information view the full list on OMA member companies

Other Links for Employment Opportunities

Mining Industry Human Resources Council
careermine (Mining Jobs in Canada, Ontario) 
Ontario Disability Employment Network 
Skills Canada-Ontario  
Earth Sciences Canada - Careers 
North Superior Workforce Planning Board Employment & Training Hub
Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury 

 Mentorships and Training Programs

Specialized mining-related education and training programs offered by Ontario colleges and universities:
Brock University 
Earth Sciences, Environmental Geosciences
University of Guelph 
Environmental Geoscience and Geomatics, Environment and Resource Management
Lakehead University  
Geology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sustainability 
Laurentian University 
Earth Science, Environmental Geoscience, Mining Engineering, and the Goodman School of Mines 
McMaster University 
Geography and Earth Sciences 
University of Ottawa  
Earth Sciences, Geology 
Queen's University 
Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering; Mining Engineering, Mineral Processing and Environmental Engineering, and Mine-Mechanical Engineering 
University of Toronto 
Earth Sciences, Environmental Geosciences Geophysics; Mineral Engineering 
Western University 
Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Geophysics 
University of Waterloo  
Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Geophysics, Geological Engineering 
University of Windsor 
Earth and Environmental Sciences 
York University 
Earth Science, Environmental Science/Studies, Geomatics Engineering 
York University Schulich School of Business 
Global Mining Management
Collège Boréal 
Techniques du Genie de Construction (Civil et Minier), Technology du Genie di Construction (Civil et Minier) (Entrer Tech du Genie Construction) 
Cambrian College 
Mining Engineering Technology, Mining Engineering Technician; Mining Foundations, Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment, Trades 
Canadore College 
Environmental Management 
Confederation College 
Mining Techniques, Mining Engineering Technician, Environmental Technician, Trades, Geographical Information Systems
Fanshawe College 
Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate Program, Environmental Design and Planning, Environmental Technology 
Fleming College 
Earth Resources Technician, Resources Drilling and Blasting, Blasting Techniques, Resource Mapping Technician, Geographical Information Systems Applications Specialist, Geographical Information System Cartographic Specialist, Heavy Equipment Operator, Heavy Equipment Techniques, Resource Mapping Technician, Health Safety and Environmental Compliance, Environmental Technician, Environmental Technologist, Ecosystem Management Technician, Ecosystem Management Technologist, Trades
Northern College 
Environmental Technician - Water and Wastewater Systems Operations, Heavy Equipment Techniques, Mining Engineering Technician, Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technician
Sault College 
Natural Environment Technician - Conservation and Management 
Natural Environment Technologist - Conservation and Management 
The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT)
Common Core Training
CIM Mentorship Program
CIM’s Mentorship Program seeks to connect post‐secondary students in mining disciplines with industry mentors to facilitate knowledge transfer, reduce student attrition, develop future leaders, and provide every opportunity for students to have a successful and rewarding career in the mining industry.
Mining Essentials - MiHR program for Indigenous people
For Indigenous people who are interested in exploring career options in mining, there is a pre-employment training program offered by the Mining Industry Human Resources Council and the Assembly of First Nations called Mining Essentials. It teaches both the essential skills and work readiness skills that the mining industry has deemed necessary to gain an entry-level position. 
NORCAT Training
NORCAT offers a variety of health and safety training programs delivered by NORCAT's eLearning system. Click here to learn more about the available programs.
Jobs Ability Canada’s Virtual Recruitment Platform 
Jobs Ability Canada is an innovative and accessible recruitment platform designed by, and for, job seekers who have a disability, and employers who have diversity and inclusion goals
Skilled trades
The Ontario government offers resources that open up the skilled trades for young people and businesses. Click here to learn about the benefits of hiring an apprentice, how to get a job in the skilled trades, and apply for grants and incentives. For a full list of skilled trades in Ontario, please visit Ontario.ca/trades

There is also a range of scholarships available for anyone who plans to study geoscience and mining at Ontario colleges and universities.