TD Co-op IT BA Review

Position title
IT Business Analyst
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
2,001 to 2,500
How long was your work term?
4 months
Line of business
TD Securities
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Toronto, Ontario
Work industry

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?
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Loved coming to work
The projects you worked on, did they give you valuable experience toward your career goals?
Very helpful
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

The most valuable thing about my co-op was the opportunity to learn about the industry while being able to apply skills and knowledge. As a co-op student I worked on a technology support team, providing support for a securities platform. This position provided me Securities/Derivatives knowledge while applying technical problem solving skills.

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

It took me a while to understand the platform I worked on, I wish I had more than a 4 month co-op term for this position.

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?
All the time
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Open door policy
Feedback to management about the internship/co-op program: 

Management taught me a lot but also allowed me to be independent and learn on my own while always being there for support.

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?
Describe the office environment/culture.

My team felt like my friends and I was very comfortable asking for help and working with them.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Social activities Tickets to entertainment events

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Would you recommend this internship/co-op to a friend?
Would you work at this employer full-time if offered a job?
Why did you choose this employer for your internship/co-op?
Reputation Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

TD is a great company if you are looking to gain industry knowledge and be able to apply that within your everyday work. There is so much to learn and the opportunities are great. The social aspects as a co-op student are great! TD really cares about your experience and this is evident in the opportunities they provide you. You will meet a great co-hort of other co-ops/interns and make friends and connections for life!