Intern - Inuit Beneficiary Opportunity

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CA-NU-Mary River

Mission for this Position

About Us

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


Students and recent graduates are the future of Baffinland and of our communities. Baffinland has created tailored programs for recent Inuit graduates and is currently recruiting candidates to join our team on a 12-month internship. Candidates who self-identify as Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement will be given priority. These roles can be at our Mary River Mine, in our communities, Iqaluit or Oakville offices. Internships that Baffinland is seeking to develop will be hosted in the following disciplines: Finance, Information Technology, Procurement, Administration and Human Resources.


Goals of the Internship:
• Development of intentional learning objective goals (work given has a learning objective)
• Provides adequate supervision in a reasonably safe environment with the necessary tools to perform the learning goals agreed upon for the duration of the internship
• Promotes career and personal development.
• Balances the intern’s learning goals with the organization’s needs.
• Involves industry related and soft skill development.
• Will be carefully monitored and evaluated for academic credit and future employment
• Supervised by a professional with relevant and related background in the field.
• Mentored for personal development


What is an Internship and how does it support career development?
• Experiential Learning provides students with direct experience through which they can use analytical skills and reflection to apply new ideas gained from the experience to their classroom learning.
• Internships is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting.
• Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths
• Internships give Baffinland the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent, in their career choices.

Main Accountabilities

  • A desire to start a career, and explore opportunities
  • Fulfill Task set out by supervisor in assigned department
  • Assist with day to day task within the department
  • Perform some clerical duties
  • Participate in regular monthly follow up calls to discuss internship program and opportunities
  • Conduct oneself in a professional and responsible manner

Main Qualifications

  • Recent Graduate of Post-Secondary Institute
  • Eager to learn and work with a department within the organization
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to work at a remote mine site on a fly in / fly out basis


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