Great place to start

5.0
Position title
Junior Security Analyst
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
1,000 to 1,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
London, Ontario
Work industry
IT
Faculty
Computer Science

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?
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?

The atmosphere is professional but relaxed. The team and managers allow for a laissez-faire environment where you are able to choose the areas of help to focus your skills on and are readily available to give guidance on a project.

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

Expect some tedium as with any job.

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: 

I have had a great time here. Everybody was nice and welcoming and was open to speaking with me and giving a hand. The only improvement I can suggest is to have a documented roadmap showing areas where help is 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?
Regularly
Describe the office environment/culture.

Great place. Nice place. The BEST.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Paid vacation time 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
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 Work types Cultural fit Location Benefits
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Lean into the work from day one.