Gold Rush Summer Intern - Metallurgy & Mineral Processing

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Date: Jan 17, 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' Operation Strategy group is looking to hire on a student for the summer of 2019 as part of our Gold Rush Internship program!

Job Responsibilities

The Gold Rush Corporate Internship Program is an opportunity for students who are enrolled in a related program at a recognized academic institution, and who want to excel in the mining industry.

This program will have opportunities working closely with various departments in the Kinross Corporate Office in Toronto, Ontario gaining real-world experience in an exciting, dynamic field.

The intern will assist the corporate metallurgy department in its duties in either studies, major projects or operations support.  This could include technical research, data processing, writing technical documents, document reviews and site visits.

Education and Experience

2nd or 3rd year Mineral Processing, Metallurgy or Chemical Engineering program with an excellent academic record from a recognized educational institution;


Knowledge of metallurgical testing methods and data interpretation;

Strong analytical skills in Excel, with knowledge of advanced functions;

Superior communication and presentation skills including PowerPoint and Word;

Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently with little direction;

Spanish, Russian, French, or Portuguese language abilities would also be an asset.

Additional Information & Closing Date

Orientation and exposure to Kinross’ culture, goals, objectives and initiatives;

Hands-on experience working for one of the world’s largest gold-mining companies, where the work you will be doing truly has an impact;

Technical training;

Highly qualified teammates and supervisors;

The opportunity to work side-by-side with skilled professionals.


Closing date for this role will be 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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