Date:  Sep 6, 2023

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Your Role

Metallurgist Intern

The Processing and Metallurgy team at Cripple Creek & Victor is responsible for safe beneficiation of the ore to recover the valuable mineral (Au). This include using various process fixed equipment and laboratory testing to determine optimum parameters to safe recover the mineral. In 2024, the Processing and Metallurgy group will have two internship openings for college students who are studying in the field of Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry.

Essential Duties

Summer intern positions begin in May 2024 and conclude in August 2024. The exact dates are flexible depending on each student’s availability and our business need. Our internships are full-time paid positions (40 hours/week). As an intern, you will train and be mentored to support projects that may be assigned in the Metallurgical and Analytical lab, as well as the Processing Plant. Possible projects include:

- Process optimization

- Process Characterization

- Financial Modelling and Evaluation

- Bottle Roll Test

- Column Test

- Flotation Tests

- Analytical Assaying

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work; other work may also be assigned.

Training & Experience

- Undergraduate students preferred, graduating in December 2024 or later

- Experience in mining/metallurgy preferred

- Passion to learn about hard rock mining industry

- Good communication, organization and time management skills

- Good understanding of engineering fundamentals. Valid work authorization to work in the United States for this position.

- With a strong focus on inclusion and diversity, we welcome all applicants who feel they are qualified for this role.

Working Conditions

- This internship is based at the CC&V Mine in Cripple Creek/Victor CO. If this internship sounds interesting and you’d like to be considered for employment, please submit your application and resume and we will contact you.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

The hourly range offered for this role is $23.76 - $30.24, dependent on current year of study. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs