Rio Tinto

Intern Metallurgical Engineer

Rio Tinto
Salt Lake City, UT, US
Oct 03, 2020
Oct 06, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Intern Metallurgical Engineer

· Get real work experience at one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on safety and inclusion

· Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change
About the role
We are offering a Metallurgical Engineer internship at our site based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This opportunity will allow you to develop improved ways of separating valuable minerals from ores that have been mined.

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you've helped the world progress.
What you'll bring
  • At least one year completed in Metallurgical Engineering or another related field
  • Safety mindset
  • Leadership skills, eagerness to learn and ready for the challenge ahead
  • Flexibility and Autonomy
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Valid driving license
What's on offer
· A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

· A competitive salary

· A relocation stipend and assistance for eligible candidates

· Ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience

· Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community

· A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development Program
Where you will be working
Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices.
Every Voice Matters
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.
Applications for our Summer 2021 internships close October 12, 2020.
Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

*Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible

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All progress begins with pioneers at Rio Tinto, it begins with you.