Student Stories


Xiaoyu Jiang (Wood Products Processing)
Griff Building Supplies For my first co-op work term, I worked at Griff Building Supplies as a sales assistant and project assistant for the Wholesale and Export Department. Griff is not just a lumber trading company. According to our Export Manager, he indicated Griff acts as a solution provider. They provide the correct products based […] Read more...


Qibin Huang (Wood Products Processing)
Software Integration & Process Engineering, Sunrise Kitchens Ltd For my first co-op term, I worked at Sunrise Kitchens where I applied wood-related knowledge in advanced cabinet manufacturing. Throughout the work term, I took part in data integration between ERP/ CRM, Web-Cab, and Microvellum, assisting the supervisor building a new bridge to connect engineering software with […] Read more...


Duong Vu (Wood Products Processing)
Woodsland Joint Stock Company On my first work term, I worked as an assistant for a team of experts in charge of developing a new method of wood kilning in our factory. The primary type of wood species grown and manufactured in Vietnam is Acacia. This species has many disadvantages compared to other species that […] Read more...


David Ryue (Wood Products Processing)
M and J Woodcrafts My first work term was at M and J Woodcrafts. As a co-op student here, I was given the opportunity to help out on the shop floor and in the office. One of the projects that I worked on was building a picnic table for the company. I managed the blueprints […] Read more...


Emily Kao (Wood Products Processing)
Loewen Windows, Steinbach, MB My first and second work term was at Loewen Windows, in Steinbach, Manitoba. I worked as a wood processing engineer to help the wood supply team harmonize the raw material usages and the flow of the plant. It was a great learning experience, and I got to know what it felt […] Read more...