The Doe Run Company
  • 18-Sep-2017 to 01-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Hourly Positions
  • Boss, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • INT

2018 Summer Metallurgical Engineer Internship

Located in Boss, MO the Resource Recycling Division is the largest secondary lead smelter in the world. Doe Run opened the Resource Recycling Division in 1991. Since then, the division and its employees have steadily increased the amount of lead-bearing material they recycle each year. The state-of-the-art recycling facility is the most advanced, most environmentally sound, and safest of its kind in North America. Each year the facility recycles and recovers more than 100,000 tons of refined lead.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the internship students will have a clear understanding of the metallurgical engineering profession as it relates to the mining and milling industry in general and Doe Run in particular.  Students will come away with solid experience in the field, especially in the area of mineral processing. 


Work Plan

  • Site Specific Environmental and Safety Training
  • 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
  • Training in mineral processing

Guidelines for Academic Background

  • Metallurgical Engineering Major (other engineering or technical degree 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.

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