Young Talent

Conquerors of the North

If you cannot wait to immerse yourself in a business environment, get high-tech industry experience, gain unique practical knowledge and skills, feel part of a large team of professionals and learn new things about yourself and others; if you have a passion for leadership but have never had a chance to prove yourself, then our Conquerors of the North internship programme is exactly what you are looking for. It is available for students studying years 3 through 5 for a degree relevant to the CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company “Mining and Metallurgical Company “Norilsk Nickel”Go to the glossary’s industry.

The selection process

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Conquerors of the North is a paid full-time summer internship.

Applications are accepted
annually from February to March.

Why apply

You take responsibility

You are ready for action

You are inspired by new challenges

That means you share our approach to business
Professional and personal development

From the very get-go, you will be participating in training sessions and exciting workshops. You will tackle real-life business tasks and learn to find solutions that work. Most importantly, you will gain invaluable experience


Based on the internship results, you will get a chance to be added to Sum ElementPublic Joint Stock Company “Mining and Metallurgical Company “Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary’s talent pool, and to enter the Company’s unique leadership development programme after graduating

New horizons

During your internship at Sum Element’s largest enterprises — from the Kola Peninsula to the Trans-Baikal Territory — you will get first-hand experience with the global production of nickel, palladium and other metals. You will get to know the regions of the Company’s operation, meet the residents, and learn about the local culture and sights

Conquerors of the North in 2016

230 + students

selected for the internship

15 universities

took part in the programme

10 Russian cities

participated in the programme

40 students

nominated for the corporate scholarship

For more information, contact the internship mentors:

Polar Division in Norilsk

+7 (3919) 25-57-07
+7 (3919) 25-57-11

Kola MMCMining and Metallurgical CompanyGo to the glossary in Monchegorsk (Murmansk Region)

+7 (81536) 7-70-46

GRK Bystrinskoye in Chita

+7 (3022) 219-828

Send your application for internship