SNC-Lavalin

Great experience

4.0
Position title
power supply and distribution coop
Work term type
Co-op
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,501 to 3,000
How long was your work term?
4 months
Work industry
Engineering
Faculty
Engineering

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?
Good/Useful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Challenging
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?

I was designing the power infrastructure for Eglinton Crosstown LRT. The work is engaging and challenging at the same time. I had the opportunities to work with experts from all over the world to solve complex problems for our clients. They have a really vibrant emerging professional network where all the young professionals from all over the world within the company have a chance to mingle and learn from each other.

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?
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?
Like family
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
All the time
What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Free coffee Free prepared meals/snacks Internal company sports teams-events Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Subsided gym membership

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?
Probably
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Cultural fit Location