Gold Rush Summer Intern - Human Resources

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

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, Technical Services, Business Optimization, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Kinross is looking for a Business or Human Resources student to assist the Human Resources Department during the Summer of 2019.

Job Responsibilities

Work with the Total Rewards and North America HR generalist teams, to:

  • Assist with compensation surveys, job evaluation, compensation recommendations, and other total rewards activities
  • Complete data analysis and/or prepare summaries on various topical matters (e.g. say on pay results for Canadian companies, past precedents for different issues, etc.)
  • Assist with audits or reviews of various HR / compensation matters
  • Complete data entry in HR systems and/or clean up system data
  • Create documents for various HR tasks
  • Assist with non-routine administrative projects as needed such as organizing special events, coordinating documents, processing invoices
  • Work with external vendors as needed

Work with the Talent Management, Leadership, Learning and Talent Acquisition Teams. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with talent management activities
  • Run reports in HRIS
  • Assist with nomination and selection process for Living Our Values Awards
  • Assist with logistics and planning for Living Our Values Awards
  • Support with drafting and sending communications
  • Support with invoice processing
  • Work with external vendors as needed
  • Assist with LMS administration
  • Assist with survey administration
  • Research learning technology applications
  • Other general administrative tasks

Education and Experience

  • 3rd year Business or Human Resources student


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to perform well independently as well as on a team
  • Superior analytical skills in excel, and great attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • PowerPoint and presentation creation skills are an asset
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Spanish/French/Portuguese/Russian language ability would be an asset

Closing Date

All applications must be submitted by February 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (EST). 


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.

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