Careers in Mining (Interviews)

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Minerals Education Coalition (MEC)

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Today's world faces complex problems. We all need to work together to manage the Earth's natural resources wisely. More scientists and engineers will be called upon to find the answers we need, especially in the mining industry since it supplies the world's mineral products. There are literally hundreds of careers related to mining. Careers in mining offer the opportunity for world travel, good income and the opportunity to make a difference. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM subjects) are used by mining professionals throughout the industry. Listen to these interviews to see how interest in STEM subjects can lead to a rewarding career in the mining industry.

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