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Intern - Government Relations

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation

 

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.

Purpose

The Government Relations function enables Newmont to set and achieve business objectives while protecting current and potential value through strategic engagement with government stakeholders.

Essential Duties

Scope and Responsibilities

The internship will ideally be from May 2019 – August 2019. The exact dates are flexible depending on the student’s availability. It is assumed that the internship will be fulltime (40 hours/week) during the summer. Interns will receive a stipend.  

 

The work will be designed to execute with little supervision at the Corporate Headquarters located in Greenwood Village, CO, and may include travel to one or more of Newmont’s sites.  There is ample opportunity for internal networking around the company.

 

The intern will be responsible for implementing specific Government Relations projects during the course of his or her internship, as well as supporting the day-to-day activities of the department. The exact projects will be determined according to the intern’s availability, interest, skills and experience.

 

Possible projects include:

  • Lead research project on a region or country
  • Research and prepare Country Strategy documents for operating countries
  • Lead knowledge management updates to internal website
  • Support the updates to the Country Risk Model
  • Research and develop reports on key socio-political issues

 

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

Qualifications:

  • Graduate students preferred, graduating in December 2019 or later – Master’s in International Relations, Public Policy, or International Studies. Other similar disciplines will be considered.
  • Women and students with experiences of different and diverse cultures are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Experience in mining and/or passion to learn about the mining industry
  • Organized and good project management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills & comfort engaging senior leaders and global teams
  • Strong research methods capability and writing skills
  • At least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent

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.


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