Gold Rush Summer Intern - Human Resources Operations

Date: Jan 15, 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, Technical Services, Business Optimization, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Kinross is looking for a Human Resources student to assist the Human Resources Operations Department.  The successful candidate will get the opportunity to gain experience in many different areas within Human Resources including: Day-to-Day HR Operations, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development and HRIS.

Job Responsibilities

Work with the HR Generalist Team:

  • Handle routin and straightforward administrative duties such as; data entry, filing and preparing employee communication.
  • Assist in benefit administration, as directed
  • Prepare presentations, spreadsheets and other materials to be used within the department, or shared with senior management
  • Prepares meeting agendas, follows up on action items and coordinates communication material within the department
  • Assist with non-routine administrative projects as needed such as organizing special events, coordinating documents or preparing mailers, desk drops and packages
  • Maintain HR filing systems including generating labels, achiving and retrieving files


Work duties within the Global Talent Acquistion team:

  • Assistance with administrative-type duties including but not limited to, compensation recommendations, monitoring background check completion and invoicing
  • Help with collecting market data including summer student pay rates, etc.
  • Support with audits or reviews
  • Clean-up system data and organizing TA sharedrive
  • Create documents for various HR tasks/needs
  • Assist with our Gold Rush Summer Intern program including events, surveys, etc.

Job Responsibilities continued

Work with the Talent Management, Leadership and Learning Teams:

  • 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
  • Other general administrative tasks

Education and Experience

  • 3rd year Human Resources or Business 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

This posting will close on February 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.