Forestry graduates are highly employable and are equipped with skills to work in various careers. During your undergraduate studies, apply to our Co-op program to gain valuable work experience, build your network, and earn a great salary.
As a UBC student, you also have access to a wide range of career services through the Centre for Student Involvement and Careers and access to a valuable network of Faculty of Forestry Alumni.
Learn about different career and volunteer opportunities through the Dean’s Office, and learn about the professional designations available to you upon graduation.
A career in Forestry can take you in many different directions and to may different places around the world. Here are just a few of the many career opportunities associated with each degree program.
Forest Development Manager
Forest Operations Manager
Fisheries and Wildlife Officer
Seed Planning Forester
Wood Products Processing
Forest Resources Management
Natural Resources Conservation
Wildlife or Fisheries Biologist
Forest Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology (BEST)
Manager of Sustainability
Climate Change Technical Specialist
City and community forestry
Landscape planning & green-space design
Recreation and park management
Tree care & management
Urban ecological assessment
Policy and governance