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Job Description & Qualifications

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company. 

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.  New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners.  To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page. 

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine

Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.
The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario  The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

Applicants who reside in Northwestern Ontario and have experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the Northwest Ontario, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Ontario communities. (Indigenous) Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

About the Role

Schedule: Varies depending on position

Position Overview: We have a number of exciting summer student positions in a variety of departments. These positions include but are not limited to:

  • Environment Summer Student
  • Finance Summer Student
  • HR Summer Student
  • IT Summer Student
  • Mill Operations Summer Students
  • Mine Operations Summer Student

We will do our best to match the position to the student’s area of study.

Key Responsibilities

Students will be responsible for a variety of tasks based on which department they are placed with. These positions can provide qualified candidates with the opportunity to apply their education and gain exposure to our mining operation. We are seeking candidates with a strong work ethic, who work safely and who demonstrate a desire to learn.


  • Students must have previously completed grade 12.
  • Applicants must currently be considered "full-time" students and returning to full time studies in September 2023.  The definition of a full-time student is one who successfully completes three (3) full credit courses per semester at an accredited university, college, or technical school.  Co-op terms and practicums are considered credited courses.
  • Students must be currently attending school and returning to school for the fall term of the current year.
  • Students must be able to work shift work.
  • Employment applications along with a transcript must be submitted.
  • Students must be at least 18 years old.
  • School and/or work experience related to environment, IT,  business administration, mechanical, process and operational tasks would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to work independently.
  • Students must hold a valid Driver’s License and have access to personal transportation.
  • Students must be available for the full 4-month term, May – August 2023.

Other Requirements

Candidates will be required to complete a comprehensive qualification process, including:

  • Successful completion of pre-placement functional screen
  • Provide confirmation of valid educational requirements


We offer a competitive salary

How To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume outlining their education, experience, and qualifications through our website at in Word or PDF format no later than 11:59pm on March 30, 2023. Employment applications along with transcripts must be submitted.


Interviews will tentatively be scheduled for the week of April 10, 2023. Those who are selected for an interview will be contacted directly. 

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and to work independently.


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