A Southwestern Summer

Position title
Student Leader
Work term type
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
5,000 plus
How long was your work term?
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
Kingston, Tennessee
Work industry

Work review

With reflection, was your first day well-structured and organized? 
Very impressed
Did the on-the-job training allow you to be successful in your role?
Very helpful
Was your work challenging and engaging?
Loved coming to work
Most challenging job I’ve ever had
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 loved the opportunity I had to become an integral part of a community and to impact the lives of families in a positive and lasting manor. Direct sales in a singular school district in a predetermined area of the country.

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

Sunday’s meetings always had pizza as the food option

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: 

My manager was a consistent and hardworking leader who truly cared about our experience and growth on our individual terms throughout the internship

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.

Every Sunday was just a lot of fun with my friends, you would work mostly on your own during the work day

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Employee discounts/rewards Financial bonus Flex time Free prepared meals/snacks Travel — International Travel — National Office games (foosball, ping pong, etc) Paid vacation time Social activities

Final notes

Did the internship/co-op experience match what was described in the job listing and interview?
Just as advertised
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?
Recommendation Work types Benefits
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

If it were easy, everyone would do it