Forestry Co-Op Program


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Co-op is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to gain paid work experience related to their degree and acquire the experience necessary to launch their careers.
For employers in today’s competitive job market, co-op allows you to fill short-term hiring needs as well as pre-screen and train potential future employees.
Explore this website to learn more about the UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Program and how you can participate.

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Recent Student Stories

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Carolyn Gao (Natural Resources Conservation) | Summer 2020
BSCN – E.S. Cropconsult Ltd., Delta, BC During my first co-op, I have been working as an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Field Technician at E.S. Cropconsult Ltd in Pitt Meadows, Delta, and Richmond. I am a Cranberry Scout and take samples within the cranberry fields to find pests and diseases. Our data is reported to […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Anika Ng (Natural Resources Conservation) | Summer 2020
BSCN – E.S. Cropconsult Ltd., Delta, BC For my first co-op term this summer, I had the opportunity to work as an Integrated Pest Management Field Technician at E.S. Cropconsult Ltd. in Delta and Abbotsford. I completed fieldwork as a Potato and Cole Crop scout through monitoring for various pests in the crops. I learned […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Johanna Garsson (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach, Vancouver, BC I have been working as an Outreach Student Assistant with UBC Geering Up for my second co-op term. I work within the Outreach Division, which works specifically with Indigenous and rural communities to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Math)  programming to both students and educators, year […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Ira Hudgin (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Environment and Climate Change Canada, Vancouver, BC For my second co-op term I have been working within the Canadian Wildlife Service, which is a branch of the Environment and Climate Change Canada department. I have been working within the stewardship unit and on the priority place team as a conservation planning assistant. The […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Haina Luo (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Urban Ecosystems Lab of Forestry Resources Management, Vancouver BC I worked with Urban Ecosystem Lab of FRM this spring as a data analyst. My supervisor is a PhD candidate working on how to classify city trees based on their ecohydrological features in Montgomery County, Maryland. The research is completely remote sensing based.  I […] Read more...