Student Stories


Arial Eatherton (Natural Resources Conservation)
For my third co-op placement, I am working as a field crew lead with the Tree Ring Lab in the Faculty of Forestry. I’ve been supervising wildfire related projects in collaboration with Stuctwewsemc (Bonaparte Indian Band), Westbank First Nation, and Logan Lake Community Forest. Read more...


Joel Woznow (Wood Products Processing)
Joining the Co-op program helped me achieve a greater knowledge of the primary industry by getting a job in the maintenance department at Western Forest Product’s Port Alberni Sawmill (APD). Read more...


Marko Zlatic (Natural Resources Conservation)
I had the great pleasure to be working for Ledcor Construction as a Technical Services Sales Representative, or LTS Rep for short. Read more...


Sarah Tittler (Forest Sciences)
During my summer work term placement at The Richard Hamelin Lab, I was assisting Kelly Hrywkiw with her PhD research project on sudden oak death (Phytophthora ramorum) inoculation and its potential to infect big leaf maple. Read more...


Audrey Standish (Forest Resources Management)
During my time working with KFS I have been able to learn more in depth about the integrative management tactics and priorities that go into managing a community forests and the differences between that and private land management. Read more...