It is an excellent place for students to build on their field working skills.
I have worked at the Ekati Diamond Mine for the past three summers. I have enjoyed every summer working out on the tundra. I have been treated extremely well by all coworkers.
The most difficult part of the job was working the 2x2 week rotations. It can be draining but all that I have learned has made it worthwhile.
Free boarding and meals
12 hour shifts for two weeks