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Metallurgist Intern

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.



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 2022, the Processing and Metallurgy group will have two openings for college students who are studying in the field of Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry for Intern positions.

Scope and Responsabilities


Summer intern positions begin in May 2022 and conclude in August 2022. 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:


  • 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 2022 or later – Metallurgical or.
  • Experience in mining/metallurgy  and/or passion to learn about the hard-rock mining industry preferred
  • 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. 

For more information on Newmont:

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs