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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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2019 Summer Internship - Mineral Characterization/Mineralogy - TC Tucson


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Job ID:

95761

Location:

Tucson, AZ, United States 
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Posted:

29.11.2018
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Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.
 
Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees. Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters. Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.
  • A foreign national may be considered for H1B visa sponsorship upon completion of one (1) year of service with consistently exceeded performance.
  • A foreign national may be considered for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship upon completion of (3) years of service with consistently exceeded performance expectations.
Under general supervision, performs analyses on ore and process samples in order to characterize the mineralogical composition and make recommendations as to how the mineralogy will impact the process.
  • Performs analysis on ore and process samples
  • Characterizes the mineralogical composition
  • Makes recommendations as to how the mineralogy will impact the process
  • Utilize analysis techniques such as: optical microscopy, x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscope, and automated mineralogy (QEMSCAN)
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Geology, Mineralogy, Metallurgical Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering discipline or closely related field; OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in Geology, Mineralogy, Metallurgical Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering or closely related field
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possesses strong data analysis and problem solving skills
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate our core values of honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity