Flipp
Flipp is a retail technology company that works with the top retailers in North America to reinvent the weekly shopping experience.
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Audio Software Engineer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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[Fall 2017] I worked at The Coalition, a game studio owned by Microsoft best known for the Gears of War series. They have an office in Downtown Vancouver (15 mins away from "Big Park," the other MSFT office) WORK: Game development is hectic and haphazard, and unfortunately, I came in during a particularly busy time for my team. I didn't really have a chance to sit down with someone and "learn the ropes," and I was instead thrust head-first into a task and told to "figure it out." Now, Unreal Engine 4 is a BEAST, and is not something that easily lends itself to "self learning." Pile-on all of the game-specific things you need to know, getting started in the codebase was incredibly difficult... Regardless, one of the (few) nice things… Show More
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Business Consultant Intern

Toronto, ON, Canada

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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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Data Engineer, Business Intelligence

Menlo Park, CA, USA

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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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Data Engineering Intern

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Great company with a fantastic environment to learn and grow as an engineer. I was given opportunities to work on high impact projects and the culture there was amazing.
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Data Quality Analyst

Toronto, ON, Canada

$2,900
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I worked there for my first co-op term in 2016, and I loved working there. It has a really good culture/environment with transparency. It is a fast growing company, and the office is located west of Toronto. They have a really nice office stocked with food and perks. However, I did not find my main tasks that rewarding because of the repetitive work. But you can definitely get involved in other projects outside of your department if you are interested. Highly recommend this company!
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I interned at Flipp in Fall 2016. As a Data Quality Analyst, I could have been assigned to any of the teams in the Operations department. Depending on the team, the responsibilities would differ, but in one form or another it would be some sort of quality assurance. I found the nature of my work to be a lot more repetitive than challenging, but the work that was assigned was also reasonable for a normal work day. That being said, the culture in Flipp is very good. I found it very easy to interact with people from other teams and I found my team very willing to let me explore new ways to do things (my team was still relatively new). In addition, each intern is assigned a mentor in their team whom they are usually able to meet with… Show More
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Full Stack Software Engineer

Santa Clara, CA, USA

$8,450
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Worked there from sept to dec of 2017. Great company to work at! I worked on full stack development for one of Nvidia's internal platform. I included the $2250 monthly housing stipend to the salary. The mentor is very willing to help and the general culture in very positive. Nvidia provides subsidized food, so that was pretty good. I would highly recommend this job to anyone!
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Infrastructure Engineering Intern

San Francisco, CA, USA

$9,500
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I worked here in 2017. Interns are assigned projects on the infrastructure team that they are responsible for. Each intern is assigned a mentor that is responsible for helping them with their project. The projects were all very useless; the kind where you know it won't be in use at all after you leave. Overall, the work was very meaningless and I didn't learn much from this experience. The perks were nice though.
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Product Designer

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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If you're a UX-er or product designer, Shopify should be on your list. They (are starting to) bring in some top talent from all over the world. Literally, I've got to work with designers from Facebook and Airbnb during my time here. The design work is really starting to get noticed globally, and Shopify is one of those companies who deeply care about their design. You will come out of this co-op feeling as though you became a better designer for sure. - Lots of opportunities for growth. Your lead will take care of that for sure. - They actually give a shit about their design work - Amazing designers to talk to, lots of talent coming in - Intern housing in Ottawa is nice - Projects are super fun and there is lots of transparency so… 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

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Interned here in the Winter of 2017. The work was interesting, but got a little repetitive over time. Coworkers and other interns were very chill and open to collaboration for the most part. Free snacks, weekly catered lunches, and other benefits are great. My specific team was lacking a clear leadership presence, but managed to make do with help from other teams' leads chipping in.
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Had a great time at Flipp. The people are really friendly and make an effort to make you feel part of the team. They have monthly company events that are lots of fun and free lunches on Friday, they also give you a Goodlife membership for the term and TTC passes. The work they give you is pretty interesting, although that depends on the team. You'll have an opportunity to work along full time employees and take on as much work as you feel comfortable with. Overall their expectations are pretty reasonable and they seem like they really want to see you grow. I would really recommend working there!
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Software Developer Intern

Montreal

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While a solid tech company to work for overall, your experience at Shopify is largely dependent on which team you're placed on. Shopify is also a great launchpad is you're looking to coop in the states next.
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Software Developer Intern

Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Worked there in Fall 2017. Environment was super hyped and everyone is happy to help you with anything. Company covers your moving cost, and half of your housing. Catered breakfast and lunch are provided, and they are indeed fascinating and tasty. Good: - You'll be assigned with a mentor, and usually have a weekly checkup. - Intern retreats, and sometimes team offsite. - Good working environment where you can make a lot of friends in your field. - Pay is good. Ehhh: - Ottawa is just not for me, I felt kind of bored. But with all the interns it was not that bad. - I joined in a special time when everyone is pressured with releasing date. Do expect some overtime.
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Software Developer Intern

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Worked as a front-end developer intern for Fall 2017. The people and environment are really nice and I had a great term here. You get treated like a full time member of the team rather than an intern. Nice office, catered lunches mon-thurs
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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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Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Worked summer of 2017 on the platform team. The platform team really improved throughout my term to become a team that's quite enjoyable to work in. Work hours are flexible, and you get a lot of flexibility in your own work as well. From day 1, you're treated exactly the same as full time engineers, and have the same privileges as them. The work is very impactful, and you're encouraged to come up with your own solutions to problems that they try to solve. The food, location, and coworkers are all nice. They really push you to work hard and be responsible for your work, which can make you adjust your own work hours in order to get the work done. The salary could be higher to match other larger companies, as they really strive to attract… Show More
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Software Engineering Consultant

Toronto, ON, Canada

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I worked at Capco as a Software Engineering Consultant Intern from January 2018 - April 2018 in the Toronto office. I'd say that this experience was one of the best work experiences I've had so far. From a technical/educational perspective, I worked with Java Spring on the back end team. When I first started I was given the right resources to get myself set up and familiarised with the code base. My teammates were highly experienced in the field but were also very helpful and approachable. I first started off with some simple tasks, but as time progressed I got assignments that were as important as any other full time developer's. One of the best educational advantages was that I had top tier programmers reviewing my PRs and giving… Show More
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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

Redmond, WA, USA

$7,200
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Mentorship and work/life balance were great. Work was not that meaningful because I was assigned to a product that no one ever heard of and I was working on an intern project (meaning my work probably end up in the garbage right now). The intern events are probably the best out of all the big companies. Microsoft invited Daya and the Chainsmokers to perform in front of 2,000+ interns and gave out free xbox one to every intern. Overall, it's a very big company and your experience varies drastically depending on what team you are assigned. HR is also flexible on switching team/organization for your next co-op, though sometimes they are very unresponsive and unhelpful.
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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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