I enjoyed the software development aspects of my job. I developed and automated security investigations within the organization. I really enjoyed connecting with the different SMEs to get the job done. Stack was primarily object-oriented Python.
I didn't enjoy the manual work very much since my passion lies with software development. My initial goal was to automate my job, but once I found out one of our proprietary tools didn't have API access, I realized my goal wasn't feasible.
I typically had a good experience with management through this internship. My manager was very open with communication, no micromanaging. He was always quick to respond, no matter the time of day. Whenever I informed him of a roadblock I had, he would usually have a solution ready by day's end. This helped me continue my work with minimal stops.
I made a lot of friends at the office and in other departments via coffee chats. I most valued the coffee chats with Capital Markets executives near the end of my term. The only way to access them was to attend 10K Coffee Chat events, which were always very welcoming. I had a second group of friends that I'd regularly see at the 10K coffee chat events.
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I'm shifting my career focus right now, so if the offer was from RBC Capital Markets for a quant developer role I'd jump at it.
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