Network Administrator (Former Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 19 April 2017
I would fix computers at the IT help desk. The work culture was a simple but fun one, where you enjoyed doing your job without management over your head. It helped me learn a lot about computers and how to apply my skills on other computer issues.
Microbiology lab preparation assistant (Former Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 20 February 2017
This was a placement job in the microbiology laboratory or Durham college. Typical days consisted of cleaning glassware, and preparation of auger for classes. The Management was good and always clear about what was needed and training on how to properly prepare solutions was very thorough
KPI ADMINISTRATOR (Former Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 3 May 2016
• KPI’s are utilized as a technique for measuring how well Ontario colleges addresses the issues of students and their facilities. They ensure that programs remain strong, responsive and needs driven. Volunteers are required to clarify the procedure and strategies of the KPI to the allocated class. Once instructions are given, KPI's are distributed to the class and are received once completed.
IT Computer Preparation Assistant (Former Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 14 April 2016
A typical day had me either sitting in the office working on imaging/updating school computers or running around and checking computer labs to ensure proper functionality on the machines. During my time at Durham College I learned a lot about computer repair, BIOS updates and changes, and the whole imaging process.
My co-workers were the best part of the job as we got along great and would constantly be joking around while we worked. The overall environment was fun, laid-back but also productive, and just great.
The hardest part of the job would have been just walking from one side of the campus to the other to check problems on a machine and then having to repeat the trip multiple times if the problem persisted.
The most enjoyable part of the job was seeing and talking to my co-workers as they really made the job so much fun for me.
Physiotherapy Instructor (Current Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 14 March 2016
Very nice help for new instructors. Good with orientation and resources. Nice atmosphere with students and classroom. Overall a nice place to work. Should have more full time opportunities for teachers.
Student (Current Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 28 January 2016
The hospital work environment was cold, clinical and dust-free. The IT technology was undergoing continuous updates and the medical devices were plentiful. The nursing staff was supportive and the paramedics were professional. My experience was short however each doctor was a specialist and can open the door for other patients in the community seeking medical services.
Book Store Customer Service Associate (Former Employee) – Oshawa, ON – 7 January 2016
I worked in the College Book Store as a temp CSR. I enjoyed helping the students look for the books they needed and using the computers and other resources to help make the job easier. Co-workers were generally helpful. It does have it's ups and downs like any other job does. I liked that I was guaranteed a set number of hours and it was posted in advance.
An Exceptional environment, to teach.an ambundant amount of resourses for the students to learn from.
Professor (Former Employee) – Whitby, ON – 1 January 2016
A pleasant work experience to teach. Unbelievable amount of knowledge and resources to pull from. Other instructors were very supportive and extremely giving with their knowledge. On a typical day we(38 students) would have a hour of theory, Class then split into two groups and we moved to the lad for two hours of Practical.
I developed all my lessons, Power Points, and setup the lab work. From disassembling transmissions and engines to learning how to diagnose wiring issues in the automotive industry.
Every day was a pleasure to see the spark in the kids eyes when they learned a new task or scored well on a assignment. Getting to know about the students, their personal ideas and the passion they had for the trade.
Hardest part was learning to Colleges administration, but the management was more than helpful.