Nexen Energy ULC

Very Educational Work Term

4.0
Position title
Co-op Student
Work term type
Co-op
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
3,001 to 3,500
How long was your work term?
12 months
Work industry
Human Resources
Internship/co-op type
Business

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Fairly Basic
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Very helpful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Moderate
The projects you worked on, did they give you valuable experience toward your career goals?
Moderate
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

I most enjoyed the end-to-end recruitment work, when I was able to take full ownership of it. I also enjoyed being able to witness all of the problem solving, change management and internal communication that goes on in day-to-day corporate life.

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

There are some people, including supervisors, that look down on you because you are a student.

Manager experience

Did your manager(s) provide you with support and coaching to be effective in your role?
Regularly
Did you receive clear and actionable feedback from your manager(s) during your work term?
Regularly
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Regularly

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?
Regularly
What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Company gym Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Relocation assistance 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?
Probably
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Probably
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Recommendation Location