Gold Rush Summer Intern - Mine Planning & Project Studies

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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

The Corporate Mine Planning team is seeking an ambitious students to join our team for the summer of 2019 as part of our Gold Rush summer internship program. Our Mine Planning & Project Studies interns will assist with a variety of tasks which include:

Job Responsibilities

  • Pit optimization, pit design, life of mine scheduling, equipment selection, and mine OPEX models.
  • Fleet cycle time studies and haulage network development.
  • Block model manipulation for mine planning purposes.
  • Support ongoing scoping, prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
  • Assist in economic studies of mine plan alternatives.
  • Support the development of technical reports.
  • Some travel may be required depending on needs at site.

Education and Experience

Ideally completed 2nd or 3rd year of a Mining Engineering program.


  • Familiarity with mine planning software is a great asset (MineSight, Gemcom, Vulcan, Datamine, Surpac, Promine.)
  • Strong analytical skills using Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Self-motivation and the desire to learn new skills.
  • Previous site experience is considered an asset.

Closing Date

All applications for this role will close on 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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