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

Cindy Choi (Natural Resources Conservation) | Fall 2019
BSCN – Ecobase, South Korea Over the autumn of 2019, I had an invaluable opportunity to work in South Korea at a privately owned lab/manufacturing company called Ecobase for four months as a sewage water quality diagnosis lab assistant. To work in Korea, where I used to live until the age of twelve, was eye […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Angelo Chang (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Dawson Creek, BC My time with FLNRORD in Dawson Creek is often filled with a balance of Office and Field work. Specifically, I have been heavily involved with logging residue and waste assessment project, which heavily involves inquiry of data and information […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Alyssa Robinson (Forest Sciences) | Winter 2020
BSFS – Skyline Forestry Consultants Ltd, Vancouver, BC For my second work term, I have been given the opportunity to return to Skyline Forestry Consultants in an office position.  I have been learning how to use CBM-CFS3 (Carbon Budge Model of the Canadian Forest Sector) to project ecosystem carbon for seven Douglas-Fir forests across British […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Arial Eatherton (Natural Resources Conservation) | Fall 2019
BSCN – Tree Ring Lab, Vancouver, BC For my fourth co-op term, I worked as a crew lead and research assistant as a part of the Tree Ring Lab in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC. In this position, I completed field work in wildfire affected plots establish by the BC government across the Cariboo […] Read more...

UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Student Story

Anna Howard (Natural Resources Conservation) | Winter 2020
BSCN – Parks Canada, Vancouver, BC This winter, I had the opportunity to return to Parks Canada’s Vancouver Learn-to Camp team. Having worked with the team during the summer and having such a fantastic experience, I knew I wanted to continue on for another 4 months. In this role, I have had the invaluable experience […] Read more...