Internship experience of Corné Zijlstra
Curious about Corné Zijlstra’s internship experience? Read Corné’s findings here.
1: How did you experience the internship at Convident (general)?
During a period of 20 weeks I did my exploratory Human resource management internship at Convident, on behalf of the Business Administration study at the Hanze University Groningen. I experienced my internship period as very positive. The employees at Convident take plenty of time for your questions and offer a learning experience.
2: Were you well received by our colleagues (work atmosphere)?
From the very beginning, I was welcomed with open arms. Before I started my internship period I had a chat with most of the employees, that way you already knew each other before the internship would really start. During the internship period I had many conversations with colleagues about all sorts of things. The working atmosphere within the organization is pleasant to work in.
3: Would you recommend future interns to do an internship at Convident?
Definitely. During your internship, your questions are listened to attentively and you are well supported. As an intern, you will be involved in many activities and you will soon feel at home within the organization. I learned a lot about the issue I wanted to know more about: human resource management.
4: What grade would you give your internship at Convident and why?
I rate my internship with an 8. The questions I asked were answered quickly and well, which allowed me to continue my work quickly. I also received frequent feedback on the work I had done. There was definitely some room for improvement, but I really enjoyed my internship.
5: What will you take away from Convident to the rest of your career?
During my internship I was able to gain a lot of knowledge and experience. The work I did was informative and fun. I also learned a lot in the field of (online) marketing. I was also able to improve my personal skills within Convident, especially in the areas of communication and collaboration. The internship also taught me a lot about what I want in the future. I would like to thank Convident for the fun and educational time!