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Women in Mining UK is excited to announce six technical internship projects for summer/autumn 2022, held in partnership with Altus Strategies, Glencore, Centamin, and World Gold Council.

Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire,
Positions available: 1

Altus Strategies is a project and royalty generator in the mining sector, focused on developing projects across Africa. The Company currently has a diversified and growing portfolio of twenty-four exploration projects and royalties, spanning seven countries and across six different commodities, with a focus on gold. The business is managed from the UK head office in Oxfordshire and active exploration projects are in Mali, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco and Cameroon.

Location: Head Office in Switzerland and Site Based
Positions available: 3

Glencore is one of the world’s largest globally diversified natural resource companies. Its purpose is to responsibly source the commodities that advance everyday life. Glencore does this by delivering on its strategy to be active at every stage of the commodity supply chain. Its diversity by geography, product and activity, maximises the value it creates for its business and its diverse stakeholders. Glencore produces and markets more than 60 commodities, through approximately 150 assets and offices in over 35 countries. Glencore employs approximately 135,000 people.

Location: Sukari Gold Mine,
Positions available: 1

Centamin PLC believes diversity and promoting inclusion is an ethical imperative for a sustainable business and are offering an internship under Women in Mining’s Internship Scheme, to appoint a high calibre remunerated intern to join its Mineral Resource Management Team to support the geological function of the business.

The role will be based at Centamin’s Flagship Operation – Sukari Gold Mine in Egypt but may include travel to other locations or offices in and outside the region as required by the Company.

The Mineral Resource Management team takes ownership of the orebodies and manages them to ensure maximum value is extracted. At the same time, identifies and discovers areas of mineralisation to increase the Mineral Resource base and replenish Mineral Reserves.

Location: London,
Positions available: 1

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. Its purpose is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold, provide industry leadership and be the global authority on the gold market.

The World Gold Council develops gold-backed solutions, services and products, based on authoritative market insight and works with a range of partners to put its ideas into action. As a result, the World Gold Council creates structural shifts in demand for gold across key market sectors. The World Gold Council provides insights into the international gold markets, helping people to understand the wealth preservation qualities of gold and its role in meeting the social and environmental needs of society.

The membership of the World Gold Council includes the world’s leading and most forward-thinking gold-mining companies.

These internships will take place over six to eight weeks during summer/ autumn 2022 and are open to female BSc / Masters students who are in their final year of study or have graduated within the last two years and have less than three months of existing experience. All internships will be paid.

*Please note that the ability to host internships in summer 2022 will be dependent on the global Covid-19 situation and potential travel restrictions. WIM UK and its partner companies are hoping that they will be able to go ahead, and are recruiting on the assumption that they will do so. In the event of disruption due to Covid-19, it is at the partner companies’ discretion whether to delay, postpone or cancel the 2022 internship projects offered.

Applications for the internships will be open until 11:59 BST on Saturday 30 April 2022.  The short-listed applicants will be notified by 5 June 2022.

To apply, please fill out the form. If you have any queries, please contact Grace Howe, Head of Membership Development Committee by email on

Applications have now closed.