Gold Rush Summer Intern - Global Business Analysis

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Position Information

Start Date May 2023
Hybrid Work Environment (3 days in office, 2 days remote with flexible hours)
Dress Code Business Casual
Location Downtown Toronto, Outside of Union Station (TTC & GO accessible)
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

  • Possible travel to one our mine sites in either Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mauritania or the United States.
  • The opportunity to work with multidisciplinary teams and learn from our top leaders and high performing teams
  • The opportunity to compete in our yearly Internship Challenge and possibly win a global feature on our website. You can learn more here.
  • On-site multi-faith room, gym with showers, and wellness room
  • Snacks and drinks available for employees and guests in the Staff Lounge
  • Company sports teams that need your talent and skills – baseball, softball and volleyball

What You Will Do

Kinross’s corporate office internship program, Gold Rush, is looking for an intern to join Kinross’s Enterprise Applications & PMO. The intern will be a member of the Business Analysis Centre of Excellence within the Global IT Business Applications & Project Management Office (PMO). The primary purpose of the role is to provide business analysis, project management, and application support to Kinross Gold Corporation's internal customers. This opportunity will enable you to:

  • Acquire knowledge of business analysis & project management best practices
  • Gain experience using a variety of digital collaboration tools not limited to Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365
  • Acquire knowledge of IT service management best practices & experience with using the ServiceNow platform
  • Acquire knowledge of end-user training & virtual training best practices 
  • Gain experience creating end-user training materials 
  • Acquire knowledge of enterprise portfolio demand management best practices

The Opportunity

An intern with the Kinross IT Business Analysis team will get an opportunity to perform first-hand business analysis on a variety of technology and business projects under the guidance of an experienced BA. The intern will also get an opportunity to work with some of the leading software solutions used across industry today. 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 analysis 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.

Must Haves

  1. 2nd or 3rd year student in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Business 
  2. Lodgings in Toronto for the duration of the placement
  3. Experience using Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 apps such as OneNote, Planner, To-Do etc.
  4. Strong time management skills, the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines
  5. Strong writing, listening and communication ability


Nice to Haves

  1. Language skills in French, Arabic, Portuguese, or Spanish
  2. Experience working with culturally diverse teams
  3. Active extracurriculars
  4. Quick learner
  5. Project Coordination


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.