Intern - Chemical/Process Engineering

  • Rio Tinto
  • Boron, CA 93596, USA
  • Sep 23, 2020
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Intern – Chemical/Process Engineering

  • Get real work experience at one of the largest mining and metal companies in the world, focused on safety and inclusion
  • Work with the newest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change

About the role

We are offering a Process Engineering internship at our site based in Boron, California. This opportunity will allow you to design, develop and operate processes for converting and refining raw materials into products.

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

What you’ll bring

  • At least one year completed in Chemical, Metallurgical or Process Engineering
  • Safety mindset
  • Leadership skills, eagerness to learn and ready for the challenge ahead
  • Flexibility and Autonomy
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Valid driving license

What’s on offer

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A competitive salary
  • A relocation stipend and assistance for eligible candidates
  • Ambitious, exciting and rewarding experience
  • Opportunity to build relationships with the Rio Tinto team and community
  • A great chance to prepare yourself to join our Graduate Development Program

Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Borates is a global leader in industrial mineral supply and science. We provide 30 per cent of the world's supply of refined borates, remarkable minerals that are essential to life and to modern living. We seek to create mutual value by managing our own business risks and interest alongside those of our investment partners and host communities. Our 20 Mule Team Borax brand pays tribute to our first borates mining operation in Death Valley in 1872.

Every Voice Matters

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications for our Summer 2021 internships close October 12, 2020.

Please note, in order to be considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

  • Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible

Equal Opportunity Employer

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All progress begins with pioneers – at Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School