Cognitive Software Developer

4.0
Position title
Cognitive Software Developer
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
3,501 to 4,000
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Calgary, Alberta
Work industry
Oil & Gas
Faculty
Computer Science

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Some issues
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 variety and depth of the work I was able to do an learn and the amount tech stack knowledge I gained was invaluable. I did projects on cloud services, full-stack development, mathematical programming and more, which really broadened my perspective.

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

Social experience

To what degree did the team make you feel welcome, included and valued?
Regularly
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Occasionally
What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Flex time Travel — International Paid vacation time Relocation assistance Social activities Work from home

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Occasionally
Even though it did not match the job listing, the actual job exceeded my expectations.
Would you recommend this internship/co-op to a friend?
Probably
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Probably
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Work types Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Your experience will depend on the team, but as long as you actively seek out opportunities from different members of the team, you will learn a lot!