The Doe Run Company
  • 18-Sep-2017 to 17-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Exploration and Research & Development Division
  • Viburnum, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • INT

The Doe Run Company is currently accepting resumes for two Research & Development Metallurgical Engineering Intern position for the summer of 2018.  

The Doe Run Company's Southeast Missouri Mining and Milling Division (SEMO), located near Viburnum, MO (in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest), is responsible for locating and extracting lead ore. The work takes place far below Earth's surface, some 1,000 feet beneath the forested hills of southern Missouri. This area, rich in mineral deposits, is known as the Viburnum Trend.  Named for the nearby town of Viburnum, mining and milling has taken place here for more than 40 years. While best known for having high-purity lead ore, SEMO also extracts zinc and copper minerals from its underground mines.

Learning Objectives

Over the course of the internship the student will develop practical experience in research and development of metallurgical processes consisting of mineral processing and hydrometallurgical processing.

Work Plan

  • Site specific Environmental and Safety Training
  • Conduct/Analyze bench scale metallurgical testing
  • Conduct/Analyze pilot scale metallurgical testing
  • Assignment of an individual project in which results will be presented by intern to the executive and leadership team
  • Overview of duties and responsibilities of a Metallurgist
  • Acquire information from vendors as needed for testing and analysis

 

Guidelines for Academic Background

  • Metallurgical, Chemical or Materials Sciences Major (other engineering or technical path may be accepted)
  • At least 40 hours coursework completed towards Bachelor's degree with at least 12 hours required coursework in chosen major
  • Grade Point Average at least 2.8 (on 4 point scale)
  • No work experience in metallurgical or mining field required
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic is required.

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

Learn more about our core values, community involvement, leadership, benefits and more at http://www.doerun.com/

 

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