Nova Scotia Power co-op

4.0
Position title
Junior inventory analyst
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?
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Work industry
Public Sector
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?
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?

I was exposed to a diverse group of professionals and tradespeople allowing me to see the plants operations through multiple lenses.

I was taking stock/ ensuring that inventory information was correct and complete. It was not relevant work for me as an engineer but I liked the people and company.

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

Was not very relevant to mechanical engineering.

Manager experience

Did your manager(s) provide you with support and coaching to be effective in your role?
Regularly
Did you receive clear and actionable feedback from your manager(s) during your work term?
Occasionally
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?
Regularly
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Occasionally
What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Free coffee Social activities Subsided gym membership Work from home

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?
Doubt it
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 Location