Gold Rush Summer Intern - Total Rewards

Date: Nov 26, 2023

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Start Date May 2024

Contract 4 months

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. 


Eager to know more about us? Visit Home - Kinross Gold Corporation

Purpose of Role


To support the Kinross Total Rewards team in analysis and reporting to meet key corporate and site commitments. Reports to the Total Rewards Manager, and assists other professionals within Total Rewards.


This is an opportunity to gain hands on global total rewards experience across multiple areas including, broad-based compensation, executive compensation, equity plans, benefits and pension, and to learn from professionals in the field.


Job Responsibilities


Work with the Total Rewards team to:


  • Assist with compensation surveys, job evaluations, compensation recommendations, benefits and pension administration, and other total rewards activities
  • Complete data analysis and/or prepare summaries on various topical matters
  • 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 and creating global job codes
  • Work with external vendors as needed
  • Work is varied and requires strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Work intensity will vary significantly over the course of the term


Minimum Requirements


    • 2nd or 3rd  year Business or Human Resources student
    • Superior analytical skills in excel and excellent attention to detail
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to perform well independently as well as on a team
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Spanish/French/Portuguese language ability would be an asset


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.