Pros: volunteer opportunities, aquatic life presentations from industry experts
Cons: not long enough contracts!
As a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of ocean and aquatic life, the Vancouver Aquarium was a wonderful workplace experience.
The HR Department included me in every opportunity to gain applicable experience as a growing professional. Some of my experiences include but are not limited to: Preparing for audits; Managing independent projects; Managing confidential information; Assisting in payroll administration; Full recruitment cycle; Pre-sceening culture interviews; Creating policies and procedures; Running background checks and personality assessments.