Nexen Energy ULC

Summer student

4.0
Position title
Corporate services summer student
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
3,001 to 3,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry
Administrative
Faculty
Business

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?
Moderate
The projects you worked on, did they give you valuable experience toward your career goals?
Not really
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

The people that were part of my team would definitely be the best part. I made some valuable relationships over the summer and had great exposure to the oil and gas industry. Connected and networked with variety of employees.

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

Unstructured and manager wasnt always available. More opportunities to learn/help in the department would have been more beneficial.

Manager experience

Did your manager(s) provide you with support and coaching to be effective in your role?
Occasionally
Did you receive clear and actionable feedback from your manager(s) during your work term?
Occasionally
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Occasionally
Feedback to management about the internship/co-op program: 

Needed more structure! Too many students in one department and there wasn't enough work for everyone.

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
Describe the office environment/culture.

Great culture and very welcoming!

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Social activities

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Regularly
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 Cultural fit Location