Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Engineering Co-op

4.0
Position title
Engineering Student
Work term type
Co-op
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,501 to 3,000
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry
Engineering
Faculty
Engineering

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?

At CNL you're given real work and treated as a real employee. I was able to take projects from the design phase to construction phase. My coworkers were more than happy to help when I required assistance on a new task. Overall It was an excellent experience and I would recommend this company to anyone.

Manager experience

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

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

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Regularly
Would you recommend this internship/co-op to a friend?
100%
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Probably
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

They may not pay the best for the nuclear sector but you will get an incredible experience.