Good experience if looking for legal research

4.0
Position title
Legal Intern - Practical Law IP & Tech
Work term type
Internship
What was your monthly salary (before taxes)?
1,000 to 1,500
How long was your work term?
Other
Where did the internship/co-op take place?
New York City, New York
Work industry
Law
Faculty
JD

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?
Very helpful
What did you like best about your internship/co-op? What type of work were you doing?

Most of my work revolved around legal research and writing, which is very helpful experience to get for a lawyer. There's also a decent variety of projects to work on and different people to work with, which is nice.

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

Could be more formal, especially when it comes to assigning work. I like the atmosphere and general flexibility when it comes to working hours, but could get more done with my time if assignments were more formally assigned.

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?
Occasionally
Did you feel comfortable asking your manager(s) questions, when needed?
Regularly
Feedback to management about the internship/co-op program: 

People generally stick to themselves, and frequently people work from home so I wasn't always around management, but people were always nice and friendly towards me and willing to help and answer questions.

Social experience

To what degree did the team make you feel welcome, included and valued?
Occasionally
How often were there opportunities to participate in social activities with your colleagues?
Rarely
Describe the office environment/culture.

Fairly quiet office, partly because a good portion of people work from home on the days I went into the office and people generally being busy perhaps.

What are the benefits/perks of working here?
Free coffee

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?
Probably
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 Location
Advice to future interns applying to this company? 

Good experience, but be willing and comfortable to ask for assignments.