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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Reviews

Updated August 15, 2017
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold President, CEO, and Director Richard C. Adkerson
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Pros
  • Cost of living is cheap with great pay and benefits (in 17 reviews)

  • Good pay, benefits and bonus opportunities (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • Throughout the intern program you are assigned a project to work on then present to upper management and any interns that want to go watch (in 16 reviews)

  • The work/life balance can be improved upon (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Geotechncial Engineering Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Morenci, AZ
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Morenci, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as an intern

    Pros

    Meaningful work with a team based attitude

    Cons

    some of the locations are remote

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Metallurgist in Silver City, NM
    Current Employee - Metallurgist in Silver City, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Potential to move up, great flexibility in working and great benefits.

    Cons

    The reliance on Copper Price.

  3. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work experience especially for interns.

    Cons

    Living in the middle of nowhere


  4. "Environmental intern"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Tyrone, NM
    Current Employee - Intern in Tyrone, NM
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great professional experience, great pay, safety oriented

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  5. "Freeport-McMoRan Inc."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits and bonus opportunities

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility or pay for performance


  6. "PT Freeport McMoran Papua Indonesia"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Benefit Package, great company

    Cons

    There were know Cons to list

    Advice to Management

    Tough and challenging environment for all Managers. Keep up the Great work..


  7. "Good company and good pay"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as an intern

    Pros

    Great People, knowledgeable, friendly. Great Company!

    Cons

    It's hot in El Paso, TX but it was a great summer.

  8. "Amazing opportunity"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as an intern

    Pros

    Seem very interested in intern experience.

    Cons

    So far no but it has not been very long.


  9. "Electrical Engineering intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as an intern

    Pros

    I am at the beginning of my internship, but so far the company is extremely organized, detailed in their instruction, and quick to process documentation.

    Cons

    The company is located in a small town so those that are not from a small town may not be comfortable.


  10. "Great employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay and hours as well as the people

    Cons

    You must deal with layoffs can be very dangerous at times


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