Student

5.0
Position title
Summer Student Intern
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
1,501 to 2,000
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Mississauga
Work industry
Pharmaceuticals
Faculty
Science

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Very impressed
I was very impressed with the way my first day was organized and structured. Very detailed with key 'to-notes'
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Very helpful
The training I had right from Day 1 prepared me for success on the job throughout
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
The hands-on experience I have had here gave me valuable experience for the future
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

As an intern, my input were considered valuable and in most cases they were accepted, acted upon and seen as a fresh idea. This not only made me feel welcome, it also made me feel valuable. The experience I had working with different functions further developed my skills and prepared me towards greater opportunities. I enjoyed coming to work everyday with a great team that was passionate about what they do.

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
Feedback to management about the internship/co-op program: 

The program is very helpful especially to people coming from college or university, as it gives that real-life experience which is different from what is taught in schools or learnt in books.

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?
All the time
Describe the office environment/culture.

Open culture environment, your opinion counts/matters, team collaboration, building trustful relationships

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Social activities Volunteering day Work from home

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 Recommendation Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Take advantage of your time here. There is so much to learn so absorb as much as you can. Never shy away from asking questions, be open-minded and build friendships/relationships