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Business Consultant Intern

Toronto, ON, Canada

$4,085
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I returned to Capco for a second work term due to the positive experience I had with them in the past & I absolutely do not regret that decision! Everyone at this company has such a great mentality to "work hard, play hard" which is why the culture is so great. I had amazing opportunities to take on responsibility well outside the realm of a co-op student, but with great mentorship and learning capabilities. My favourite co-op experience by far and would recommend to anyone who wants real experience and amazing co-workers!
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I worked here for four months for Chris Tharmalingam and Igor Omerasevic. This was easily the best co-op experience I've had up to date. My supervisors were extremely supportive and allowed me to take on responsibilities that you would not get in most other internships. The overall culture at Capco is excellent. Everyone is supportive from top to bottom. Tom Wan, the head of the BA coops during my time was also a great mentor who was always willing to provide advice. I would recommend this co-op to anyone looking to get their feet wet in FINTECH consulting.
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Data Engineer, Business Intelligence

Menlo Park, CA, USA

$6,800
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I was given the opportunity to work on projects that i was most interested in. The team was extremely helpful and the work/life balance is awesome. I've interned with Facebook for 2 terms and both terms have been very exciting.
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Extreme Blue Business Intern

Toronto, ON, Canada

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May-August 2015. Unique opportunity to have both autonomy and valuable guidance. Extreme Blue gives interns access to industry experts who are open and willing to helping you succeed in your project. We were able to reach out to senior IBM leaders to receive feedback and mentorship as well as had the chance to grow our own ideas and thoughts.
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Full Stack Developer

Markham, ON, Canada

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Each team is VERY different, as one co-worker put it, IBM is essentially a massive company full of mini-startups (a.k.a individual departments or teams). My team had excellent mentorship/support, the team was very approachable and knowledgeable and were always willing to explain concepts to you. The work itself was somewhat interesting, but felt like IBM was trying to "catch up" to the data science hype. This is expected for a large company though. Similarly, the work hours are very flexible but some people work insanely long hours due to the large amount of work that can get handed to you. Finally, one of the biggest negatives to IBM is the workplace politics. There are so many different levels of management that information can get… Show More
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Product Marketing Analyst

Toronto, ON, Canada

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The toronto office is great! I got to work with a lot of nice people. Particularly my manager and mentor Blake was very helpful. He gave me a lot of room of freedom that I can decide what projects I want to work on. The job itself is very hard to explain. It's kinda a combination of later stage pm and marketing on a scale (through the sales pods). Food can be a surprise sometimes. I've had alligator and rabbit there. Gym and wellness expense are subsidized as well and you get $300 something everything on ad credits. Overall it's a very cool experience.
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Software Developer

Markham

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Great experience!
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Software Developer

Ottawa, ON, Canada

$3,504
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Worked on front end development. Overall project management seemed a little disorganized. At times UI design could significantly change from week to week, which caused a lot of code scrapping. On the other hand. The pipeline for development was very well organized. There were code reviews for every commit and you were required to write extensive and robust tests for all your code. Co-workers were very approachable and helpful though my supervisor was often away on meetings. However, all my work was reviewed by my supervisor before committing so it wasn’t much of a problem. Quality of work can be team dependent, but it can range from bugfixing to creating new features or UI components. There is a nice subsidized cafeteria at the… Show More
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Toronto, ON, Canada

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I worked as part of the IoT/AI team from the 120 Bloor Location at IBM. Mostly built PoCs relating to IoT throughout the work term. Got to learn a lot as I was using cutting edge technologies involving AI (Computer Vision). The team was really small (3 co-ops) so we did a lot of fun activities together throughout the term. Work/life balance was great (super flexible hours). Overall a great experience!
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Software Developer Intern

Ottawa, ON, Canada

$3,700
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Honestly, it wasn't the most exciting work. They did offer a one time relocation stipend to help with moving.
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I took this job during continuous round in 2014 and the interview was discussing past experience. It was essentially a walk-on job. My overall experience at the Ottawa branch left a lot to be desired of. Meaningful Work - Bug fixing for days with the occasional small feature - Eventually got to do a proof-of-concept that led to a patent - POC was fun to do - Proof-of-concept likely scraped a few months after I left and patent was finalized Mentorship - At first, I had no mentor but was eventually (luckily) paired up with one - Rarely got my code reviewed so I did not get as much constructive criticism as I hoped (POC only got design reviewed but not code) Worklife Balance - As an intern, you get to decide how much work you want to do -… Show More
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Software Engineer

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I co-oped for Facebook twice: first time in Summer 2015, and second time at Instagram in Winter 2016. Both times I had excellent mentors, and who coached me during my term. Facebook really does not differentiate between interns and full-times, so the work you get to do will be real and meaningful. They are also really flexible, and try to accommodate to your interests; I was initially assigned an Android project, since my resume has a lot of Android experience. However, I really wanted to learn something new, and my manager was able to accommodate to my learning needs. The corporate housing is luxurious and EVERYTHING at work is free!!!!! (Food, tech, snacks, etc...) The team and managers really try to ensure you have a good work-life… Show More
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I worked here during Summer 2015. I was assigned a team, but they are very flexible with regards to what you actually end up working on. For instance, I was put on a back-end team, but ended up doing mostly Javascript because of the project I chose. Everyone around you is pretty eager to help and support you learn. There's generally a lot of cool things to work on, but because of sheer size of the company, it may be difficult to make meaningful impact. Overall, Facebook has amazing perks and is great place to grow and learn as a software engineer.
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Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA, USA

$8,250
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Extremely fun and meaningful work. Worked at Cardiogram when there was only 4 fulltimes. You get to work on everything and anything that fulltimes work on. The team and cofounders are extremely talented and approachable. Food is great, usually restaurant food, or Uber eats and awesome drinks and snacks.
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Software Engineer

Seattle, WA, USA

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I had a great time as an intern at Facebook 1) Work: This varies heavily with team, but you do have some say in what team you're assigned. In the Seattle office the bigger teams are Ads and Messenger. I was on Ads and the work was impactful and challenging but fun. Facebook also has amazing internal tooling, processes, and support; meaning we get to spend more time on meaningful work rather than dealing with trivial setup and issues. 2) Perks: FB definitely has one of the best perks among the top tech companies. There's the usual free food, mini kitchens, pingpong/foosball, and gyms, but FB also provides free housing on top of your salary, professional laundry on-site (includes dry cleaning), bike stipend, wellness stipend, a phone with… Show More
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I worked at Facebook in Fall 2016 on Infrastructure. Work-wise, Facebook's internship program is very well structured; they really focus on providing mentorship and tools that allow developers to come in and ramp up quickly. I had a great relationship with my team and a lot of respect for both my team manager and internship manager; they were all very keen to make sure I was enjoying my time there. Dev experience is very polished, I was never blocked on infrastructure not being available for me to work on my project. Benefits are probably top-tier in comparison to other tech-internships, you also really bond with other interns outside of work. This is a great choice!
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Software Engineering Consultant

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I worked here in Spring 2017 as an iOS developer. Capco offers the unique opportunity of contributing to projects that will affect millions of consumers due to their position in the finance industry (clientele include all of the big banks in Canada). The work culture here is fast-paced but you'll have lots of support within your team, as you'll often work with experienced developers who are more than willing to help you out. Capco also hosts lit socials almost every week throughout Downtown Toronto that are completely covered. I guarantee your time here will be worth it.
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Software Engineering Intern

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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I worked as an intern in the winter term in 2017. The culture was surprisingly awesome for such a huge company - everyone is friendly and the company is very open. The perks were top notch - housing was luxurious, buffet of great food every day for three meals, fitness stipend and snacks. I had the opportunity to work on some pretty impactful projects and was treated like a full-time employee. At work, you're surrounded by really smart, driven people. There's excellent infrastructures and tools in place for developers.
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Software Engineering Intern

Seattle, WA, USA

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It really depends on your team. I didn't feel connected to my team at all, and they didn't seem that interested in me or what I was doing. The test environment broke all the time and people didn't care. I was stuck with an underpowered dev server for the first 2 months which made everything very slow and flaky. Sometimes it took weeks for people to review my code. When planning my project, one teammate kept harping on the fact that it's "an intern project" and "Maybe he doesn't know how to code." My manager was not a good mentor. One of the first things he told me was how his previous intern's project is no longer used in production at all. He often acted as if things could be done in a "few hours" or "a day" when it would obviously be… Show More
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Technology Consultant Intern

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I was a Developer with Capco and had an absolutely wonderful time! The company is great and they have lots of fun events where you get to meet other project members and pretty much every event is free and has food :) It's not too corporate, it has a pretty flat structure, which is great. In terms of work, I lucked out with a really good project and with dev, I think you'll always have something to do. I learned a lot and it was definitely an awesome experience!
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I believe the purpose of an internship is to challenge you, whether that be by putting you in new situations or providing opportunities that force you to learn new things. Capco provided ample opportunities to be challenged this term, and that was by design. I have learned so much at Capco as a result, and would recommend others take up the opportunity to do the same.
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