Co-op Information Sessions
Students interested in the Co-op program can learn about how Co-op can establish their careers during their degrees. The information session will detail previous Co-op Student’s experiences, eligibility requirements, and how to apply to the program.
- September 11, 2023 | 2:30 – 4:00pm | FSC 1001
- September 14, 2023 | 12:30 – 2pm | FSC 1221
*registration not necessary
Select intermediate and senior students from Forestry, Natural Resources Conservation, Forest Sciences, Urban Forestry, Wood Products Processing and Bioeconomy Sciences and Technology will present on their recent co-op work terms. Also, work term posters from junior co-op students are on display. This is a great networking opportunity to meet our students, employers, industry guests, and faculty members.
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Venue: UBC Forest Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, Vancouver – Room 1005
Map: 2424 Main Mall
The presenters are:
Belen de Schutter – Natural Resources Conservation – SPDA – Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental
Bridget Guo – Natural Resources Conservation – BC Ministry of Forests
Noel Hancocks – Forest Sciences – UBC Forest Pathology, Hamelin Lab
Alex Hankins – Natural Resources Conservation – Dillon Consulting Ltd.
Colin Hillmer – Wood Products Processing – GS Barrier B.C.
Jason Ho – Wood Products Processing – Canfor
Victor Lum – Forest Sciences – Canfor
Callum McCarthy – Natural Resources Conservation – Sanmar
Kiana Rowlands – Wood Products Processing – Mercer Mass Timber
Karina Russell – Natural Resources Conservation – Eco Field Trips
Maria Luna Santacruz – Urban Forestry – Parks Canada
Kayleah Stapleton – Natural Resources Conservation – British Columbia Conservation Foundation
Nicole Ting – Forest Bioeconomy Sciences & Technology – UBC CAWP Lab
Aaron Wee – Forest Sciences – BC Ministry of Forests
Grace Williams – Forest Sciences – Hatch Ltd.
New format – each presentation will be 5 minutes followed by questions. Afterwards, there will be poster presentations from junior co-op students, food and refreshments, and networking in the atrium.
The Get Hired event series
Beginning in the fall, the Faculty of Forestry Co-op Program will host a different employer each week to present information to all students about employment opportunities they have to offer students. If you are an employer and would like to book a spot during the “Get Hired” event series, contact firstname.lastname@example.org during the summer.
2023 Get Hired Schedule:
|Date | Time||Company||Location|
|Weds, Oct 4 | 12:30-1:30 PM||Mosaic Forest Management||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Oct 5 | 12:00-1:00 PM||Bartlett Tree Experts||FSC 1611|
|Weds, Oct 11 | 12:30-1:30 PM||Tolko Industries||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Oct 12 | 12:00-1:00 PM||DWB Consulting Services Ltd.||FSC 1611|
|Weds, Oct 18 | 12:30-1:30 PM||West Fraser||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Oct 19 | 12:00-1:00 PM||BC Timber Sales||FSC 1611|
|Weds, Oct 25 | 12:30-1:30 PM||Chartwell Resource Group Ltd.||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Oct 26 | 12:00-1:00 PM||Canfor||FSC 1611|
|Weds, Nov 1 | 12:30-1:30 PM||Weyerhauser Company Limited||FSC 1221|
|Weds, Nov 8 | 12:30-1:30 PM||Ministry of Forests – Regional Operations||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Nov 9 | 12:00-1:00 PM||Ministry of Forests – Regional Operations||FSC 1611|
|Weds, Nov 22 | 12:30-1:30 PM||B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd.||FSC 1221|
|Thurs, Nov 23 | 12:00-1:00 PM||Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada||FSC 1611|
|Thurs, Nov 30 | 12:00-1:00 PM||Parks Canada||FSC 1611|