It's really important to me to have a green job; but a job in an area that I'm passionate about, that's even better.
The internship provided me meaningful work in the environmental sector by allowing me to monitor the sanitary sewers of new developments to ensure that we are building new homes in the most effective and water-efficient manner. The company I interned at through the CICan Clean Tech Internship program, Civica Infrastructure, hired me full time, permanent once the internship was completed.
Hiring one of our grads is giving us a sense of the high-quality work they are ready to and capable of achieving with the education we provided.
The program so far has been excellent, and has allowed NSCC to expand research activities in the general area of applied oceans research.
Because this internship involves a lot of diverse projects, I'm actually gaining more experience than I would at a single job.