Working at CGI as a PDO

3.0
Position title
Project Delivery Officer
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,001 to 2,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry
Banking
Internship/co-op type
Business

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?
Good/Useful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Moderate
The projects you worked on, did they give you valuable experience toward your career goals?
Moderate
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

In my position, I was able to utilize a lot of my Microsoft office skills. As well, I took meeting minutes and facilitated meetings. The best part about my coop was meeting the people I work with who are very friendly, encouraging, and always willing to help.

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

Work itself can get slow a lot of the times. That being said, it gave me a lot of opportunities to take initiative and ask for more work which allowed me to learned more skills/knowledge outside of the scope of my expectations.

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?
Rarely
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Occasionally
Feedback to management about the internship/co-op program: 

Connect more with the coops and make more of an effort to give feedback.

Social experience

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

Laid back environment/culture. Great management. Moving towards the feel of a start-up environment

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Employee discounts/rewards Flex time Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Tickets to entertainment events

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?
Probably
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Maybe
If I were to find a position at CGI more related to my field of study then definitely!
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Recommendation Location