TransCanada Corporation

Awesome

4.0
Position title
Canadian Gas Development Intern
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
4,001 to 4,500
How long was your work term?
12 months
Work industry
Project Management
Faculty
Engineering

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Some issues
I think the usual organizer was on mat leave
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Was okay
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?
Skills for life
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

I liked being thrown into things and learning on the fly. Had the opportunity to work in the field for a couple of weeks - great experience. I was working in the project management department for the development of projects. Originally, I was assigned to a certain project, but was able to branch off and work with different projects and different people to get as much experience as possible.

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

Working downtown is hard to commute to for students.

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?
Like family
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Occasionally
Describe the office environment/culture.

There had been many recent changes, so the managers were trying their best to get everyone bonding.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Free coffee Internal company sports teams-events Travel — National Social activities Volunteering day

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Rarely
I was able to choose what to work on, which was awesome
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?
Reputation Recommendation