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Stope School Trainee

Date:  Jul 29, 2022

Thunder Bay, ON, CA (Canada)

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.

Your Role

2022 Musselwhite Stope School

Musselwhite Mine


Stope School Program: A Common Core training program prepares people who are interested in working in an underground mining environment. The program runs for two months and consists of Underground Hard Rock modules, as well as other specialty modules. The Stope School Program prepares the trainees to enter the workforce knowing the basics of mining with safety as a priority. Training consists of theory and practical activities consistent with the guidelines outlined by the Common Core Modules, a series of programs administered by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

What You Can Expect From Us

  • Training provided by experienced professionals
  • Gain valuable exposure in the mining industry
  • Mentoring and hands on experience


Our values unify our culture. From the top down, across our operations, we’re invested in our people. When you work with us, you are part of a growing community of skilled, thoughtful professionals committed to pioneering advances in modern, sustainable mining.

Successful Candidates Will Have

  • 18 years of age and older
  • Grade 10 minimum and/or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Self-motivation and the desire to learn new skills
  • Fluency in English; 
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada


Newmont welcomes and encourages application from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.


We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.