About Freeport-McMoRan

FREEPORT: Foremost in Copper
Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Freeport-McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers.
Freeport-McMoRan’s portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits; and significant mining operations in North America and South America, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in Arizona and the Cerro Verde operation in Peru.
By supplying responsibly produced copper, the company is proud to be a positive contributor to the world well beyond its operational boundaries. Additional information about Freeport-McMoRan is available at


Metallurgical Engineering Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Sahuarita, AZ
“I enjoyed the personnel at my site. Everyone was willing to explain every single one of my questions and were willing to let me help them in their daily tasks. I learned a lot from everyone and was always kept busy. ”

Environmental Engineering Intern

May 2017 - August 2017 Morenci, AZ
“This internship gave me so much hands on engineering experience and important exposure to Industry. I was located at Freeport McMoRan’s largest copper mine in North America and I got to be a partner of making sure it was running up to code with many Environmental Regulations. I had a great mentor who helped teach me so many things and I was given a project that got me out in the field and actually made an important impact for the company. ”
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