PTFI collaborates with accredited universities in Indonesia for its candidate selection process.

The universities are Bandung Institute of Technology (Bandung); Gajah Mada University (Yogyakarta); Padjajaran University (Bandung); University of Indonesia (Jakarta); November Ten Institute of Technology (Surabaya); Trisakti University (Jakarta); National Development University (Yogyakarta); Sriwijaya University (Palembang); Cendrawasih University (Jayapura); Jayapura University of Science and Technology (Jayapura); Bandung Islamic University (Bandung); Andalas University (Padang); and Papua State University (Manokwari).

The primary academic disciplines applicable to PTFI are Mining Engineering, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geology, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology/ Computer Science, Chemistry, Accounting, Human Resources, Psychology, Communications, Industrial Engineering, and Business Administration Management.

New Graduate Hiring Trend

PTFI increased hiring of graduates in each of the last 4 years. Hiring for the 2006 program totaled more than 100 new graduates and was a significant increase compared with the 2005 program. The company would like to hire more than 160 new graduates under its 2008 program.

Selection Criteria Requirements

  • Academic requirement: Candidate is matriculated in a university degree program or has successfully completed such a program in his/her academic discipline from a university in Indonesia or abroad (with a minimum GPA of 2.8).
  • Preliminary Selection Test: Candidates meet PTFI standard requirements.
  • Preliminary Selection Interview indicating the candidate: Is determined and dedicated, a quick learner, and responds to feedback.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity in conformance with PTFI Core Competency Standards and PTFI values and culture, demonstrates will to achieve objectives, likes the idea of living in a remote area.
  • Demonstrates good English language skills.
  • No more than 2 years since graduation.
  • Limited work experience (0-2 years).
  • Maximum age of 30 years.
  • In good health as certified through a health examination performed by a physician/hospital appointed by.