PEY Position Information

Participant Info

Research Assistant
Work Term
May 2014 - Sept 2015
What are your daily responsibilities?
Vary day-by-day. Start experiment, maintain their conditions. Compile data. Respond to client emails.
What were some projects you were involved in?
Mechanical and thermal property testing/analysis of materials used in a deep sea pipeline application
What were strong points of your interview? Did grades matter?
Being able to work independently (without guidance) and get along with the team. Being self-regulated. Grades did not matter.
Which skill sets/courses were most relevant to your position?
Lab experience/courses and report writing.
What did your company expect from you as a 2nd/3rd year co-op student?
Did you like your overall PEY experience? Why or why not?
Yes. Lots of opportunities to excel.
One fun fact about your job?
The company is great. Lots of free food
Salary Range
$36000 for 12 months
Other Comments
Great company to work for - the work environment is incredible and everyone there is really nice. Lots of responsibilities but worth it.