Job Opportunity: Goldcorp Canada Ltd. Musselwhite Mine - Geology Student (two positions available)

Goldcorp is the lowest-cost and fastest growing senior gold producer with
operations and development projects situated in low political risk countries throughout
the Americas.  A Canadian company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada,
Goldcorp employs more than 19,000 people worldwide.

Musselwhite Mine is a fly-in, fly-out, trackless, underground gold mine in
Northwestern Ontario.

(Two positions available)


We are seeking energetic Geology Students from Lakehead University to assist the Musselwhite Exploration team during a busy summer season.  There are currently two openings in Exploration Geology. Employees will also have the opportunity to gain some experience in the field of production geology upon their request. 

The ore zones are hosted in high-strain zones cutting folded silicate and oxide facies iron formation.  As a geological assistant, you will gain valuable experience interpreting the interplay of structure, alteration and mineralisation on the various rock types through drill core logging, surface and underground mapping, interpretation of drill sections on paper and in 3D computer programs.  Exploration of more grass-roots targets is ongoing throughout the mine’s large land holdings and you will be involved in detailed and reconnaissance geological mapping, soil sampling using a variety of advanced analytical techniques, and the generation of drill targets.  Musselwhite is committed to the professional development of all employees and will provide opportunities to learn about assaying, milling and refining gold, mining and diamond drilling.


  • Must be enrolled in their 3rd or 4th year of a Geology degree program (For 4th year students, only candidates applying for graduate studies will be considered)
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with common computer software (Microsoft Office) is required
  • Experience with ArcGIS would be an asset.

The schedule for these positions is 14 days on, 14 days off in a 28-day rotation, working 12 hour shifts.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website
no later than Sunday, November 30, 2014 (Students and New Grads > Summer Placements)
Please enter the job number listed above and ensure you attach your resume as part of your online application.

Interviews will be conducted in early January, 2014.
Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted individually to arrange a time and place.