Stope School Student

Date:  May 16, 2024

Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7B 6S8

Workplace Type: Onsite 

At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering  results together. 

Newmont Musselwhite is A fly-in, fly‑out operation on the southern shore of Opapimiskan Lake, located about 480 kilometers (km) north of Thunder Bay in Northwest Ontario. A place where we promote fairness, equity, and non-discrimination through policies and practices that provide equal opportunities for all employees.

Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.

2024 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

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

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

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.