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Intern - Supply Chain - Category Management


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.


Supply Chain works to obtain the most appropriate good or service required at the time needed in the different operations, in coordination with various stakeholders. The intern will utilize different tools with emphasis in process definition, spend analysis, market dynamics & trends, linkage to business strategies, demand drivers, management of documents with technical and commercial requirements, business case documents, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models, should cost models and price discipline models for commodities and equipment in mining.

Essential Duties

Scope and Responsibilities

The internship will ideally be from Jan 2019 – April 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). 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 Supply Chain projects and initiatives 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:


  • Collaborate in the identification and development of strategies and strategy execution, including sourcing cost/benefit analyses, total cost of ownership analysis, risk assessment, development of negotiation strategies, negotiation execution, for critical categories.


  • Learn about new contracts development and negotiation for contract terms and conditions. The intern will provide recommendations according to corporate guidelines.


  • Help in maintaining awareness of market trends and conditions for raw materials with impact on key categories and produces reports about market intelligence and contract price variation.


  • Support in developing and fostering strategic supplier relationships.


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 July 2019 or later – Applicants will be currently enrolled in a Supply Chain, Engineering, and International Trade or Business Administration Degree program at the time the internship commences. 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:

  • Newmont website:
  • Lifecycle of a Mine microsite (educational site that explains what happens during each phase of a mine's life):
  • Newmont's blog site (weekly stories highlighting work being done in Newmont's regions and our employees):
  • Newmont's annual sustainability report:

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