Gold Rush Summer Intern - ESG

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross’ operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT, Investor Relations, Exploration, Geology and Mine Planning, among others.

Job Description

Kinross' Environmental, Social, and Governance group is looking to hire a student for the summer of 2022 as part of our Gold Rush Internship program!

Job Responsibilities

In this role, our Gold Rush, Summer Intern - ESG will: 

  • Responds to a variety of internal and / or external requests, to compile data relevant for decision making and business case preparations.  
  • Collect and analyze data, summarizing findings in a structured format. 
  • Work collaboratively with site, regional, and corporate teams. 
  • Participate in the development of communication materials to share progress and challenges with management as required. 

Support business case development: 

  • Support the development of business cases for investment decisions, including preparation and/or validation of analysis to ensure accuracy. 
  • As needed, work closely with the other teams in the Operations Strategy department (eg. Strategic Business Planning, Technical Services, Energy) or other corporate functions (eg. Finance, HR, Legal, etc.) 
  • Work closely with the Projects Group in completing Scoping, Pre-feasibility, or Feasibility studies: 
  • Works closely with key functional areas and others to map stakeholders and their interests and priorities wrt. ESG.  
  • Provide support in Monitoring, understanding and reporting on the current state and upcoming business priorities which may influence ESG matters. Administer a system to assess and prioritize high level risks, opportunities and issues to determine key ESG areas of focus for Kinross.  
  • Provide analytical support and input into the assumptions used in project studies (e.g. mine opex, processing opex) 
  • Work closely with the projects team in developing inputs for select sections of the studies 
  • Liaise with site personnel and outside consultants to perform reviews of the select sections of the studies.  
  • Perform internal and external benchmarking exercises to validate the reasonability of the assumptions 

Support the Strategic Business Planning Process 

  • Perform reviews of the LOM plans (e.g. comparisons with previous years, reconciliation with budget), creating summaries of findings 

Support technical evaluations: 

  • Support the analysis of potential investment opportunities, including data review, benchmarking and financial modelling. 
  • As needed, work closely with the other teams in the Operations Strategy department (eg. Strategic Business Planning, Technical Services, Energy) or other corporate functions (eg. Finance, HR, Legal, etc.) 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years towards completed towards related Bachelor’s degree.

Closing Date and Additional Information

This posting will close on Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (EST).

All applications for consideration must be submitted with a name-blind resume.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.