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Co-op is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to gain paid work experience related to their degree and acquire the experience necessary to launch their careers.

For employers in today’s competitive job market, co-op allows you to fill short-term hiring needs as well as pre-screen and train potential future employees.

Explore this website to learn more about the UBC Faculty of Forestry Co-op Program and how you can participate.

Updates & Events

Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: FSC 1005
About: This mandatory workshop will teach students a variety of topics that are vital for success in the workplace, including safety, human rights, ethics and confidentiality.

Option #1
Date: March 7th, 2018
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: FSC 1005
RSVP in the Hub

Option #2
Date: March 8th, 2018
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: CAWP 2916
RSVP in the Hub

Recent Student Stories

Zhiyun Cheng
BSFS – Department of Forest Resources Management UBC I worked as a geomatics research assistant at Dr. Nicholas Coops’ Integrated Remote Sensing Studio for my second co-op term. This is a very relaxed and diverse community. There is no fixed working hours, and people are allowed to bring their dogs to the office. The graduate […] Read more...

Cody Lai
  BUF – Bartlett Tree Experts Canada For my third co-op I worked with Bartlett Tree Experts out in Delta as a groundsman. The job had a large learning curve the first month. I learned how to use basic arborist tools such as a chainsaw and climbing gear. Other than the tools, I had to […] Read more...

Georgina Magnus
  BSCN – The Forest Practices Board A professional hydrologist, an Investigator from the Board and myself met in the Okanagan to do an aerial over-view of the Peachland watershed. My first ever helicopter experience was followed by an on-the-ground site visit to investigate the condition of roads, landslides and water passages (ex. culverts) in […] Read more...