Fantastic Place to Work!

5.0
Position title
Hydrogeology Student
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
4,001 to 4,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Edmonton, Alberta
Work industry
Natural Resources
Faculty
Masters level (non-MBA)

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Very impressed
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Very helpful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Loved coming to work
The projects you worked on, did they give you valuable experience toward your career goals?
Skills for life
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

I was assisting with a project related to groundwater, which is right up my alley. The people at the AER/AGS are very willing to help you in any way that they can and I love the company culture. I learned so much during my time here and I would highly recommend the AER to anyone looking for an internship/co-op role.

Manager experience

Did your manager(s) provide you with support and coaching to be effective in your role?
All the time
Did you receive clear and actionable feedback from your manager(s) during your work term?
All the time
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Open door policy

Social experience

To what degree did the team make you feel welcome, included and valued?
Like family
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Regularly
Describe the office environment/culture.

The culture is very positive and welcoming. My coworkers were always more than happy to help me out with anything that I didn't understand or was struggling with. I feel as though my team really tried to ensure that I got the most out of my work term and I learned as much as I possibly could.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Flex time Free coffee Volunteering day

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Just as advertised
Would you recommend this internship/co-op to a friend?
100%
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
100%
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Cultural fit