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Student Programs

The Student programs are part of a unique collection of resources that bring students and graduates together with our exciting career opportunities. Become a part of Generation Gold or explore one of our many student positions.


Internships & Student Programs

Our internship programs offer world-class mining experience to students from all disciplines and backgrounds. This program offers valuable on-the-job training in a goal-oriented environment.


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The Gold Rush Internship Program offers students from all disciplines on-the-job training in a goal-oriented environment. Positions for Gold Rush are posted at the beginning of the year, with successful candidates starting in May-June.

United States

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Our U.S. sites have a variety of internship programs available based on location.

Similar to Toronto’s ‘Gold Rush’ program, Fort Knox in Alaska and Round Mountain in Nevada bring students in mining-related areas to U.S. mine sites for a three-month internship from May to August.

Bald Mountain in Nevada offers the Maintenance Training Cooperative (MTC) program that sponsors students in diesel, electrical systems, industrial millwright, instrumentation and welding for a one-year program that combines schooling and on-the-job experience.


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Brazil offers an internship program that focuses on technical development, international experience, management and leadership skills.

Students in higher education and technical studies can apply for the positions that last from three months to two years and are offered at a graduate, technical, summer and veteran level.


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Chile runs recruitment drives for local students for two- to three-month internships, with the potential for students to extend their contract or return the following year. These internships cover a variety of areas and can last up to six months for students in their final year.

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Generation Gold

Are you ready to be part of the next generation of mining industry leaders?

Our program for junior level employees provides exciting work experiences and training over a three year period in two locations around the world. Generation Gold will maximize your potential and develop international and career-minded individuals focused in the fields of metallurgy, mine engineering and geology.