Kumtor Gold Company CJSC invites 3 and 4-year students on a competitive basis to practice in EXPLORATION department during summer 2019:



  • Be 3 or 4-year student from a Kyrgyz Republic University (4-year students are considered at 5-year education);
  • Know fundamentals of geology, mineralogy, stratigraphy, and tectonics;
  • Have basic microscope skills;
  • Be medically fit to work at high altitude mine;
  • Proactive and motivated to learn new;
  • Efficient and disciplined worker;
  • Diligent worker with teamwork skills;
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and MapInfo;
  • Knowledge of English will be a priority.


  • Familiarize with geological work types and methods;
  • Participate in geological traverse, describe observation points and collect samples;
  • Compile geological map fragments of detailed areas, indicate mineralization zones and various elements;
  • Document core of geological holes under supervision of a local geologist;
  • Document surface mine workings – ditches, trenches, dozer cuttings and geochemical profiles on natural exposures;
  • Collect geological materials and set of samples to prepare a report on the summer practice results.

 Work conditions:

  • Paid practice in the international company
  • Duration – 3 months
  • Location – Kumtor Mine
  • Rotation schedule – 14/14

To participate in the student selection, you are requested to:

  • Fill out the application form, attach a copy of student status certificate from University. Application form is available here.
  • Submit no later than 16.00 hrs on May 17, 2019 via e-mail or to the address: 24 Ibraimov Street, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic (Uchkun OJSC Building, 10th floor).
  • If you wish to submit your application form via e-mail, please make sure to specify the reference “Summer Student Program” in the subject line of your message.


Only the most suitable candidates will be invited for an interview.