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Intern - Social Responsibility & External Relations

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Greenwood Village, CO, US, 80111

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


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.


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


Scope and Responsibilities

The internship will ideally be from January 2019 – August 2019. The exact dates are flexible depending on the student’s availability. It is assumed that the internship will be part time (12-20 hours / week) from January – May, and 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 Social Responsibility and External 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. The student may have the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other sub-functions within Sustainability and External Relations (Environment, Communications, Government Relations, and Systems & Services).


Possible projects include:

  • Research into multiple topics that may include: Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, Community Development, Sustainable Development Goals, Stakeholder Engagement
  • General support to the External Relations and Social Responsibility teams for communication and/or training materials, data analyses, and reporting
  • Conduct benchmarking studies to understand industry best practices
  • Exact projects will be determined closer to the start date, and will take into account the intern’s interests and experience.


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

Training & Experience



  • Graduate students preferred, graduating in December 2019 or later – preferably studying: MBA, Environmental Engineering, International Development, International Economics, Communications.  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

Working Conditions


This position takes place at the corporate offices 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

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