Business Development Co-op Review

Position title
Market Analyst Co-op
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?
Oakville, Ontario
Work industry

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?
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 Business Development Team is really great. They have a ton of experience and and super helpful. They treat interns as full-time employees and there's plenty of opportunities for you to learn and be involved in some big projects.

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

1. Structure of Work - My title did not align with what I was actually doing. This made it confusing for other potential employers and was hard to explain while recruiting for my next co-op

2. Pay - lower compared to industry / role standards

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?
Open door policy

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.

Open-door policy, very collaborative environment. Loved the office location as well, very close to the Oakville GO station. The company has a committee that organizes events on a regular basis that are super fun and a great opportunity to socialize. They have free beverages available all the time!

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Flex time Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Paid vacation time Social activities Stocked fridge Volunteering day Work from home

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 Work types