LoyaltyONE Inc.

Fantastic environment, great learning opportunities, and awesome team

Position title
Business Development Co-Op
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
3,501 to 4,000
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Very impressed
Very well organized. The team had lunches and meet & greets scheduled for me.
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?

Loved the environment at the company. Felt empowered as a co-op, and my opinions were always sought out. Was given real responsibility with my projects. Appreciated how I received constructive criticism on how to improve. My internship gave me transferrable skills that will be applicable in the future! Also had the opportunity to prepare client-facing decks and proposals which was fantastic.

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

Sometimes days would be filled with more admin work, which I didn't like as much

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?
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?

Social experience

To what degree did the team make you feel welcome, included and valued?
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Describe the office environment/culture.

Culture of working all the time, so not that many opportunities to build strong social connections

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Free products and electronics Internal company sports teams-events Subsidized cafeteria Public transit subsidy Volunteering day

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 Recommendation Work types Cultural fit Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Research the company values and be sure to incorporate those during your interview. Also, prepare basic excel skills for your interview!