New Internship
from Nordgold
for young professionals
in the mining industry
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8 operating mines
8000 employees
15-year history
4 development projects

Nordgold is an international gold mining company with assets in Russia, Kazakhstan, Burkina-Faso, Guinea, French Guiana and Canada.

We have a successful track record in implementing our strategy focused on ensuring long term sustainable growth of our business by improving operational efficiency, balanced approach to investing in development and execution of large scale exploration programs and acquisition of high quality assets. Since its foundation in 2007, the Company has achieved excellent results, increasing its gold production from 21 thousand ounces to 1046.0 thousand ounces in 2020.

Nordgold employs thousands of people worldwide. As an employer, we bear a great responsibility to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We make a great effort to ensure that employment with Nordgold would facilitate our people in fulfilling their potential and be safe and comfortable. We strive to become the best employer in the communities where we operate and hire the best professionals in the industry.

About the program

Sprint is a new internship program for university graduates.

Sprint is a great opportunity to participate in a paid internship and be a part of an international gold mining company.

The purpose of the program is to develop the national talent pool. The internship is available in the intern’s country of residence.

of the program

Get a chance to gain your first professional experience in an international company

Enroll to the paid internship and get competitive salary upon successful completion of the internship

Work and develop surrounded by functional experts and personalized mentorship

Get practical experience in operations and opportunity to apply your newly acquired knowledge in real life work experience

Get the opportunity to continuous development during internal corporate training programs

Program stages
Stage 1
6 months Internship in main function with immersion in Nordgold Business Systems and Innovation processes
Stage 2
12-18 months Internship in main function with practical trainings to master technical skills, participation in corporate trainings and development programs
to the position
of a specialist
Internship can be taken in one of the following specialities:
Production functions:


Metallurgy of precious metals (gold recovery plant)

Mineral Resources

Mobile Maintenance (maintenance and repair of support and mining equipment)

Support functions:





Selection stages:

Click on «Submit application» button and fill in the form

Online case

Solve individual case

Online test

Take online test

Video interview

Answer questions during the video interview

Sprint locations
An internship can be completed at one of the following mines.
The internship is only available in the intern’s country of residence.

Gross (Russia)

Suzdal (Kazakhstan)

Bissa Bouly (Burkina Faso)

Lefa (Guinea)

Submit application for internship

Go through a selection process
and get the opportunity to become a world class specialist.

The selection process is provided in two languages: French and Russian.

Choose your country
for the internship

Burkina Faso (West Africa)
Guinea (West Africa)
Submit application
Frequently asked questions

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Internship target
Who can participate in the program?
University graduates can participate in Sprint Internship Program. Your specialty must fit into one of the following 8 specialities:
  • Mining
  • Metallurgy of precious metals (gold recovery plant)
  • Mineral Resources
  • Mobile Maintenance (maintenance and repair of support and mining equipment)
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • HR
  • HSE
Program locations
Which mines do interns work at?
Four of our Company’s mines welcome the interns: Gross (Russia), Suzdal (Kazakhstan), Lefa (Guinea), Bissa (Burkina-Faso). The internship can be taken at the intern’s country of residence.
Program duration
How long is the internship?
The Program lasts 18-24 months. Opportunities for early appointment and hire can be considered individually based on intern’s performance.
Internship schedule
At the mine site in Russia, interns shall work as follows:
Gross mine: the rotation is 45 days on, 45 days off.
At the mine site in Kazakhstan, interns shall work as follows:
Suzdal mine: rotation is 30 days on, 30 days off.
At the mine sites in West Africa, interns shall work as follows:
Bissa mine: 10 days on, 4 days off. Lefa mine: 5 days on, 2 days off
Editing your profile and applications
I started to fill in the application but had to stop and closed the form — what should I do?
Please create a new application. Unfortunately, you cannot save the application and return to complete it later.
Can I introduce changes into my application?
After the application is submitted, it cannot be edited.
Technical support and feedback
If you have any technical issues or questions on candidate selection process, please contact our team member
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