Excellent Internship

Position title
Advisor Service Center
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
3,001 to 3,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Montreal, Quebec
Work industry
Customer Service

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?

The part I appreciated the most about my internship was the opportunities for development that were available to me. I had the opportunity to go to Toronto for a professional development week as well as multiple job shadowing opportunities in other departments. The type of work I did was answering calls mainly from advisors and their assistants and helping them with their accounts. I was also tasked with office administrative work that I learnt a lot from.

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

I had to leave :(

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: 

It was an exceptional internship

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 was so welcoming from the start and was there to answer any questions I had. By the end of my internship the team felt like family.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Travel — National Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Relocation assistance Social activities Volunteering day

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Just as advertised
it was much more than 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 Cultural fit Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Just apply! you won't regret it