Hootsuite
Vancouver, British Columbia
Hootsuite is the most widely used platform for managing social media, loved by over 10 million people around the globe.
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Bluemix Devop Software Developer

Markham, ON, Canada

$4,000
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It is my third coop term. Great work-life balance. Mentorship needs to be improved. Projects are quite challenging. You need to take more initiative to really make an impact.
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Fullstack Software Developer

Waterloo, ON, Canada

$4,467
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There are definitely some organizational pains that come with a company trying to grow. They were aggressively hiring full-time employees when I worked there for both the San Francisco and Waterloo offices, as there was an extra signing bonus for new employees going on. However, at least 5 full-time employees left the company or were fired in the 4 months I was there, so take that how you will. Most of their old monolithic application is still written in PHP, with most of the newer services written in Ruby on Rails and Golang. Mobile applications are written in Java (Android) and Objective C (iOS), although they’re planning on rewriting in Swift at some point. Some custom firmware and other things are written in C, although for the most… Show More
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You'll get a lot of responsibility and make your own features, but the culture is a bit dull. Not very diverse and not really any company events.
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Was given a lot of responsibility and room to grow. However, the company culture seems to be very superficial. The company undeniably has very good perks for Waterloo, free lunch, breakfast, monthly events, etc... But that does not make up for some of the more serious issues with TextNow. The company seems to have a large problem with work life balance, as a co-op this probably won't affect you too much, however be prepared to see some very stressed, overworked full time employees. There's also a lot of politics for a company of this size (~100 people) and the management team seems to push for things like unlimited vacation as a means to make up for the lack of work life balance. But as most people know in practice that does not lead to… Show More
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Software Developer

Ottawa, ON, Canada

$3,852
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Highly dependent on the team. My team was very good and had an interesting project that I worked on. I learned a lot and there are a lot of bright people working there. Gave a one time flight stipend ($750 if you're from Waterloo).
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Software Developer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

$3,600
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Your experience is very dependent on the team you're placed in, and the manager and mentor you get. Mine was a horrible prick who had no experience working with interns, didn't set expectations and had basically no idea on how to mentor an intern. Was also sort of arrogant and totally not open to any opinions on how to do a task, and liked to boss around. My experience was pathetic and I would never return. Didn't get any meaningful work or learn much, through some other interns on better teams did have better experiences. Also compensation is very low given how expensive Vancouver is, and you will just be able to cover basic living expenses. Take their offer only if all your other intern offers are much worse, otherwise go elsewhere.
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It was alright overall, but the product is kinda boring and Hootsuite doesn't seem to be doing anything very interesting tech-wise. The people were nice and supportive tho. Good for your first three coops maybe. Also they kinda cheap out with housing stipend and salary.
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Software Developer Intern

Ottawa, ON, Canada

$3,817
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Really team dependent. I was in a newly formed team so every person on my team had a lot of responsibilities. We were in charge of a lot of things so we learned a lot too. Our team had a start-up culture while being backed by a large corporation like IBM.
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Software Engineer

Vancouver, BC, Canada

$3,889
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I worked there Jan-Apr 2016 on their Internal Platform team. I was in a team of 6 people (including me) and we worked on one of their most critical microservices that would propel their future features. It was mostly modernization, but the technical challenges we faced during this made it much more interesting than "refactoring code". The people were great, got along with the interns very well and I still keep in contact with the full-times via Facebook or LinkedIn. I'm still considering going back for full-time, even though it was my second internship so I'd need to reapply.
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People are very down-to-earth and nice to hangout with. Getting to know the other interns in the city was also great! The work itself was frontend web development which isn't my cup of tea, but still a good learning experience for an early co-op placement.
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Currently interning here (Fall 2016), and it has one of the best company cultures I have ever experienced. You are treated as a full time, and given tasks that really make you feel like you're driving the company forward. There's a free beer on tap party every Friday afternoon. There are yoga, nap, and music rooms. Best of all, there are dogs everywhere. Interns are also paired up with a super friendly and helpful mentor, who truly makes efforts to make you feel fit in.
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Software Engineer Intern

Irvine, CA, USA

$6,667
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Interned during the summer of 2017. I was on the Google Help/Feedback mobile team (iOS) and had two semi-independent projects throughout my term, both of them fully launched! I also got to do a large amount of backend development despite being hired as an iOS developer. The office culture was very laid back, and my host/team was very helpful during the entire internship. Not included in the salary is a $9000 relocation bonus at the start of the internship.
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