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Intern - Environmental Science


Englewood, CO, US (United States)


Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com) 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.



Newmont’s Technical Services (TS) works to secure value for life of mine by providing technical support for exploration, projects, and operating sites. The Process division of TS, including Newmont Metallurgical Services (NMS), performs the test work that drives many business decisions.

Essential Duties


As an intern, you will be responsible for implementing specific Environmental Science projects, as well as supporting the day-to-day activities of your department. The exact projects will be established according to your availability, interest, skills, and experience, in addition to the specific business needs.


Possible projects include:

  • Research into multiple topics including: acid rock drainage (ARD), scale prevention, ion exchange resins, cyanide complex partitioning (RO).
  • General project support to the greater team for preparation and testwork, data analyses and reporting.


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 2020 or later – (ie: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Environmental Science/Engineering, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering). We will consider other similar disciplines.
  • Experience in mining and/or passion to learn about the hard-rock mining industry preferred
  • Strong organization, project and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; comfort engaging with senior leaders and global teams
  • Strong research methods capability and writing skills
  • At least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent
  • 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


  • Summer intern positions begin in May 2020 and conclude in August 2020. 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).
  • This internship is based at our corporate laboratory in Englewood, CO.  It is possible some travel may be required to one or more of Newmont Goldcorp’s sites. There is ample opportunity for internal networking within our company.

To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at 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, ethnic, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver