Internship Review

Position Title
Management Trainee Intern
Work term type
Monthly salary (before taxes)
3,001 to 3,500
Work term duration
4 months
Work industry
Management Training
Internship/co-op type

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?
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?

The job entails underwriting vehicle rental contracts and inspecting vehicles. The best part of the job was competing for sales targets every month, which gets you admission into the regional year-end party.

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

Mandatory 11 hour work days are the worst part of the job, next to the low pay of $15/hr.

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: 

Reduce the mandatory 11-hour shifts.

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

Everyone in the office is helpful and it is definitely a team environment.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Health/dental benefits coverage Internal company sports teams-events Subsided gym membership Volunteering day

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?
Doubt it
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

It is a good experience overall, but they are long and exhausting days.