Fidelity Clearing Canada Review

Position title
FCC Operations (Mutual Funds Team)
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?
Work industry

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?
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?
Very helpful
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

The company culture was something else. It was a very welcoming environment. The team I worked with was very supportive and helpful. The office caters relatively often which was really nice and there are many opportunities to learn via shadowing, in office training, and courses available to employees.

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

Can get extremely busy at times and will have to put in the extra hours.

Manager experience

Did your manager(s) provide you with support and coaching to be effective in your role?
Did you receive clear and actionable feedback from your manager(s) during your work term?
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?

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.

Very welcoming, friendly, superb training, and the best company culture I've worked in.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Flex time Free coffee Free products and electronics Free prepared meals/snacks Internal company sports teams-events Social activities Tickets to entertainment events Volunteering day

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
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 Location Obligation
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Fitting into a role and a team are very important. There are plenty of others who have the qualifications, being able to adapt and mesh well with a specific team can go a long way.