Kinross Gold Corporation

Gold Rush Summer Intern - Mine Planning & Project Studies

Expiring today

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 13, 2021
Jan 16, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross' operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT, Investor Relations, Exploration, Geology and Mine Planning, among others.

Job Description

The Corporate Mine Planning team is seeking an ambitious student to join our team for the summer of 2021 as part of our Gold Rush summer internship program. Our Mine Planning intern will assist with a variety of tasks which can 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, pre-feasibility, and feasibility studies.
  • Assist in economic studies of mine plan alternatives.
  • Support the development of technical reports or narratives.
  • 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, Datamine, NPVS, Deswik, MineMax)
  • 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 and Additional Details

The posting for this role will close on February 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm (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.

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