Analyst Intern - Great Bear Project Operations Strategy

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Position Information

Start Date Jan 2023
Hybrid Work Environment (3 days in office, 2 days remote with flexible hours)
Contract 12 to 16 months
Dress Code Business Casual
Location Downtown Toronto, Outside of Union Station (TTC & GO accessible) and/or Red Lake, Ontario
A Great Place to Work

Who We Are

Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our four core values of Putting People First, Outstanding Corporate Citizenship, High Performance Culture, and Rigorous Financial Discipline. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC). 


Mining responsibly is a priority for Kinross, and we foster a culture that makes responsible mining and operational success inseparable. In 2021, Kinross committed to a greenhouse gas reduction action plan as part of its Climate Change strategy, reached approximately 1 million beneficiaries through its community programs, and recycled 80% of the water used at our sites. We also achieved record high levels of local employment, with 99% of total workforce from within host countries, and advanced inclusion and diversity targets, including instituting a Global Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council. 


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What We Offer

•    Opportunities for internal and external training, skill development and mentorship
•    Snacks and drinks available for employees and guests in the Staff Lounge
•    Company sports teams (e.g., softball, volleyball) and volunteering initiatives that need your talent and skills
•    On-site multi-faith room, gym with showers, and wellness room
•    Comprehensive health benefits package and enhanced life insurance plan
•    Employee Assistance Program offering confidential counselling, referral services, etc.
•    Virtual medical support
•    Exclusive Perks and Savings Program on a wide variety of products and services

What You Will Do

As part of a high performing team, you will provide support for current business needs. This may include anything from implementing performance improvement projects, to preparing business cases for investment decisions, to completing project studies, to supporting the strategic business planning process. 

The Opportunity

A placement at Kinross Gold Corporation is a unique opportunity to be exposed to different disciplines within the company and also gain site experience or preparation for a role at site. Additionally, working from our corporate office gives you context about our sites and how they all tie in to the broader portfolio, and impact shareholders and the market. The teams you will be working with are engaged and high-performing, and include approachable people from all walks of life. They are very hands-on and take mentorship seriously, so you will receive a lot of support, guidance, and training to gain the skills you need to get the job done. By the end of your internship, you will have developed tangible business skills that will help you get the most out of your final year(s) of university and set a meaningful foundation for your career post-graduation.

The Great Bear project is a development-stage asset located in the renowned and prolific Red Lake mining district, and represents one of the most exciting recent gold discoveries globally.  The project has excellent potential to become a top-tier deposit that could support a large, long-life mine complex. Kinross’ comprehensive exploration and development program will aim to support the vision of a quality, high-grade, open-pit mine and a longer-term, sizeable underground mine.

Must Haves

1.    Engineering student in 2nd or 3rd year
2.    A demonstrated interest having a career in mining
3.    Lodgings in Toronto for the duration of the placement
4.    Strong communication and analytical skills
5.    Strong time management skills, including the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines

Nice to Haves

1.    Language skills in French, Arabic, Portuguese, or Spanish
2.    Experience working with Microsoft Office suite
3.    Experience working with culturally diverse teams
4.    Experience working at a mine site
5.    Active extracurriculars
6.    Able to drive in the province of Ontario
7.    Experience with AutoCAD suite

Our Approach to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in alignment with our health and safety standards, all Kinross Gold Corporation employees working from the Toronto office must be fully vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved vaccine. If offered this position, you must show proof of vaccination prior to being hired. Masks are not currently mandated in the office, however, employees are encouraged to wear a mask if they are more comfortable doing so. Kinross reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time at its sole discretion.