Great Place to Work

4.0
Position title
Petroleum Engineering Technologist 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?
8 months
Work industry
Oil & Gas
Faculty
Engineering

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Some issues
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?
Moderate
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

I supported the exploration team mainly. I learnt a lot of new software and had the opportunity of using most of them. I had the opportunity of attending several lunch and learns and got to meet people from the industry and networked. Also had the opportunity of working on a completely new project and learning a new software.

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

There was a lot of uncertainty with the oil industry at the time and as such some staff members were worried about lay-offs and it affected their work

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?
Open door policy

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?
Free coffee Paid vacation time

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?
Work types