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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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2020 Summer Internship - MIS Data Analyst/Scientist - Phoenix, AZ


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Job ID:

97298

Location:

AZ, United States 
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Posted:

04.10.2019
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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 has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing access to top minds and technology in mining today, our structured internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career. Our internship program is tailored to full-time students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university and recent graduates in North America. Internships are temporary full-time paid positions and typically run from May through August.

 

Under general supervision, performs MIS related duties assigned per department. As such responsibilities are carried out; unscheduled and scheduled overtime may be required. Also may be required to work outside of normal working hours. You will be an instrumental member of our vision for analytics-driven mining at Freeport. We have gathered vast data sets from across the mining ecosystem by deploying sensor technology and the data infrastructure to support it. Now, we are in a position to use the richest data pool in our history to solve complex and meaningful problems, so our team is growing and seeking bright individuals eager to be a part of the journey

 

 Data Analyst/Scientist Tasks Include:

  • Assist with the deployment of ensemble machine learning methods, deep learning, and advanced optimization techniques to drill into our toughest challenges
  • Leverage sharp research skills to test hypotheses and draw insights to support our goal of industry-leading, resource-efficient copper mining

  • Actively support the build, implementation, and maintenance of practical, analytical assets that effectively solve business problems using statistical methodologies

  • Utilize modern cloud technologies, such as Microsoft Azure, to deliver innovative analytics solutions at scale and visualize their impact for leadership

This internship will be located in Phoenix, Arizona. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student at the sophomore level or above currently enrolled at an accredited four year university majoring in an appropriate MIS, Computer Technology, Analytics or closely related field; OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date majoring in MIS, Computer Technology, Analytics 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 Safety, Respect, Integrity, Excellence and Commitment