Seeing how the projects and initiatives worked on provided real financial benefits for the company significantly outpacing ones own salary cost. Sense of purpose fitting into the company’s larger objectives.
Rigidity of corporate structure, old management styles preventing flexible and organic innovation.
Far enough removed to allow for one to make a name for him/her self in the role. Always support when requested.
Asking for feedback is important as a co-op, often times there are better ways to perform tasks that you are unaware of.
Asking ‘why’ doming is done a certain way often triggers meaningful communication and understanding.
The OIMS and related systems structures can be confusing to new individuals with reference to purpose. Simply explaining the intents of the systems to prevent certain events with examples will suffice to improve understanding and adoption of culture.
Fast paced, challenging, technical, high intelligence in all.
Job posting undersold the experience and knowledge gain.
Have a full time job here now.
Safety culture in large companies is important to minimize fatalities in production facilities. Imperial and by extension ExxonMobil is a global organization with a large work force and knowledge base.