BSCN – Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Dawson Creek, BC I am spending my fourth co-op term working as a Jr. Resource Technician for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development in northeastern B.C. My job involves helping research silviculturists assess fire hazard at the Tumbler […]
BSCN – Centre for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia I am in my third co-op term, and I am a research intern at the Center for International Forestry Research at Bogor, Indonesia. I am part of the Climate Change, Energy and Low-Carbon Development team working under the global comparative study on REDD+ project. This project […]
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BSCN – Salmon Habitat Restoration Program, Surrey, BC This summer, I worked at the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP) in Surrey. As the Media and PR Team Lead, I managed our social media, led our hiring campaign, while also assisting the other team leads on a day to day basis. This job not only helped […]
BUF – Farmers on 57th, Vancouver, BC For my first co-op term, I worked as an assistant urban farmer and horticultural therapy program coordinator at Farmers on 57th – a community supported agriculture (CSA) urban farm that produces organic vegetables and flowers. The farm is located in the backyards of George Pearson Center (GPC), a care […]
BSCW – Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd., Fort St. James, BC During my first Co-op work term, I worked as a Quality Control Technician at Apollo Forest Products Ltd., which is a part of Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. Apollo produces lumber with high quality, and they also show great concern for the environment and […]
For my second Co-op work term I’ve been working as a Junior Biologist in the Environmental Science department of Pinchin Ltd., an environmental engineering consultant with an office in Abbotsford BC.
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.
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).