Brock University

Great place to work!

Position title
Career Assistant
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,001 to 2,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry
Human Resources
Human Resources

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Went smoothly
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Very helpful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
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 loved helping others along their career pathways, whether it was getting a part-time job in school or a full-time job after graduation! Working as part of a team, participating in the hiring process of new staff and developing facilitation materials was also an enjoyable aspect of this role.

What did you like least about your internship/co-op?

The work load was variable. Some days would be very busy in the centre and other days would be slower.

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: 

Amazing management! Training was very thorough and ongoing. Regular check-ins to see how you are progressing in your role and the staff are tiered to there is always someone "higher-up" to ask your questions to if one person isn't available.

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.

Monthly social activities. Very friendly and welcoming student culture. End-of-term celebrations scheduled with higher-up staff as well.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Social activities

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?
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Work types Location