Your Development 



Internship Program


All interns receive hands-on experiences that put their knowledge gained in the classroom into practice.  They are fully integrated into the departmental team for which they are assigned and expected to contribute as a valued member of that team.  Throughout the term of the program, interns manage their own projects and collaborate with other team members.  Performance scorecards, coaching opportunities, and 360° feedback studies are also included as part of the overall internship evaluation process. Interns relocating for a position may qualify for a living allowance.

Recent Graduates


All full-time employees are provided with the potential to grow through various forms of training and development that can lead to career advancement within the organization.   Frequently, high-potential employees are targeted for the expatriate program, which may include a two to three year project at one of our international locations.  At Cliffs, employees have the power to effect positive change in a quickly growing company through their ideas and actions. We offer competitive compensation, generous benefits and relocation assistance.


Financial Development Program


The Financial Development Program is designed to develop the participants’ professional understanding of business and strategy.  Throughout the three year, full-time program, participants explore a new role every twelve months with an opportunity to gain experience across a variety of corporate functions. 


The departments may include

  • Business Development
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Economics
  • Operations Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Internal Audit
  • Global Communications and Investor Relations
  • Tax
  • Treasury


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field, strong analytical and communication skills, and a good grasp of business and finance principles. We offer competitive compensation, generous benefits and relocation assistance.

      Frequently Hired Degrees



    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Geology/Geological Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Process Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Metallurgical Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Environmental Health and Safety


    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Human Resources and Labor Relations
    • Procurement/Supply Chain Management
    • Information Technology
    • Communications
    • Economics
    • Business
    • Law