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York Internship Programs

Internship Insights and Experience Panel: Video

Recorded March 13, 2012
This panel event featured current and former interns from Accounting, Computer Security, Health Studies, Marketing and Space Engineering talking about their experiences in the York Internship Programs, including what to expect and how to succeed in an internship.

Full Presentation (1:03:07) Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Participating Panelists

Natalie Anderson Natalie Anderson
Intern, Bramalea Community Health Centre
Health Internship Program (Health Studies)
Demitry Drinfeld

Demitry Drinfeld
Intern, IBM Canada Ltd.
Technology Internship Program (Computer Security)

Calvin Midwinter

Calvin Midwinter
Intern, Canadian Space Agency
Technology Internship Program (Space Engineering)


Amanda Shek

Amanda Shek
Intern, SKF Canada
Business & Public Administration Internship Program (Marketing)

Sheryl To

Sheryl To
Intern, Hydro One
Certified Management Accountants Internship Program (Accounting)

Questions & Answers

What do you most and least enjoy about your internship position and work environment? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Please tell us how your experience in the internship program has helped you clarify your career path. Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

How has your internship experience helped you develop your employability skills like communication, teamwork, leadership and technical skills? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Please tell us about the Career Centre services that you found beneficial to prepare you for job searching in the internship program. Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

What was it like going on an interview and what were some of the questions that were asked? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

What specific steps did you take to prepare for your interview? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Did you have any prior volunteer experience that helped you get your internship? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Question directed at Calvin Midwinter, Canadian Space Agency Intern: Were you required to speak French in order to get your internship position? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)

Question directed to Sheryl To, Hydro One Intern: What were some of the specific tasks you performed during your internship? Audio (MP3) Video (MP4)
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