Excellent Co-op Experience with Enterprise Risk Management Group

Position title
Enterprise Risk
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,001 to 2,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Work industry

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?

I had an amazing experience working here. It gave me the opportunity to learn about the energy industry and get exposure to a lot of interesting knowledge. I was able to apply the knowledge I learned from school and developed new skills during the work term. Everyone is supportive, willing to help, and approachable.

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: 

I feel welcomed, and my supervisor&colleagues let me engage and participate in work projects and the company activities as much as possible. I appreciated the opportunity to join the co-op social community and had a lot of learning, volunteering, and other fun activities together!

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?
Describe the office environment/culture.

The office environment is very inclusive and professional. Everyone is always supportive, respectful, and willing to help. With their support, I get exposure to interesting knowledge in finance, and the tasks I had helped me develop important skills in my career!

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Flex time Free coffee Internal company sports teams-events Paid vacation time Social activities Tickets to entertainment events 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?
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Recommendation Work types
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Definitely apply to work with Emera. There is a lot of opportunities to learn, explore your career interests, and you will work with a group of amazing people. You can meet awesome peers from co-op students group and enjoy the learning and volunteering activities together!