IBM Canada Ltd.

Sales and Marketing Intern

5.0
Position title
Marketing and Sales Intern
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,501 to 3,000
How long was your work term?
8 months
Work industry
Sales
Internship/co-op type
Business

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?
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 enjoyed every aspect of my internship. IBM Canada put me on many different projects where I was able to gain more skills. I would make client presentations, help facilitate Design Thinking Workshops, clean excel spreadsheets, manage projects and much more. Everyday was a different experience.

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

I was the only intern in the office. All of the other interns were based in Toronto so It was difficult to meet people my age and in the same position.

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: 

He engaged me on multiple projects, helped me regardless of his schedule.

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.

The office was a team, everyone helped each other and supported one another through the successes and failures.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Volunteering day Work from home

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Occasionally
Would you recommend this internship/co-op to a friend?
100%
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 Cultural fit
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Be yourself.