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Intern - External Relations


Greenwood Village, 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.



External Relations works to obtain and strengthen broad social acceptance before, during, and beyond the life of a mine. The Social Responsibility sub-function supports the work with neighboring communities at each of Newmont’s sites while the External Relations sub-function builds relationships with global, national, and regional stakeholders.

Essential Duties


Summer intern positions begin in April 2020 and conclude in December 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 headquarters in Greenwood Village, CO.  It is possible some travel may be required to one or more of Newmont’s sites, but this is not guaranteed. There is ample opportunity for internal networking within our company.
As an intern, you will be responsible for implementing specific Social Responsibility and External Relations 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: human rights, community development, responsible sourcing, artisanal and small scale mining, sustainable development goals (SDGs)
  • Benchmarking studies of industry best practices on a range of issues
  • General support to Newmont sites for data analysis and reporting of community relations performance
  • Specific support related to Newmont’s sustainability reporting (Beyond the Mine) on the areas mentioned above
  • Support development of Newmont’s Integrated Management System databases and documentation


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

Training & Experience


  • Undergraduate/Graduate/Doctoral students preferred, graduating in December 2020 or later –degrees in International Studies, International Development, or other sustainability-related fields. We will consider other similar disciplines.
  • Experience in mining and/or passion to learn about the industry, particularly as it relates to sustainability,
  • 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. 
Working Conditions


  • This is a mix of part-time (10-20 hours per week) and full-time (40 hours per week), paid internship that will run from approximately April 2020 thru December 2020 depending on the selected student's school schedule.
  • This role will be located at our Corporate Headquarters located in Greenwood Village, CO.

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