Vancity - Xudi Lin

Words cannot express how truly grateful I am to have been given an internship opportunity at Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity). What I appreciate about Vancity is the not-for-profit mindset; in contrast to a bank, Vancity strives to redefine wealth for the community. In fact, it has shared 30% of its profits to the community–a total of $18.5 million.

 

As an intern at the Centralized Lending Administration, I am immersed in a culture of professionals who have worked there for a long time. And yes, I am talking about years of experience in the double digits.

 

What have I experienced so far?

Sometimes it’s intense, sometimes it’s relaxing. Sometimes there is not an instant without a ring of a telephone; sometimes it’s tranquil, and the only thing you can hear is the soft typing on keyboards. Maybe it’s the work ethic that I appreciate from everyone here. Or it’s just the spectacular view and free timbits.

 

Xudi Lin

Surrey, BC

 


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