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.