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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

Natalie Chan
WOOD – Forestry Innovation Investment For my second and third co-op term, I worked at Forestry Innovation Investment, a British Columbia Crown corporation which promotes the usage of B.C. forest products, as well as identified and creates new opportunities for their adoption. Throughout my eight month work term, I took part in projects to provide […] Read more...

Candy Lo
BSCN – Summerland Research and Development Centre My second co-op position took me to the Summerland Research and Development Centre, where I provided research assistance in applied ecological projects of a major invasive insect pest. I was responsible for deploying, monitoring and maintaining insect traps and emergence cages. When I was not in the field, […] Read more...

Doris Sun
BUF – Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (UBC) For this work term, I was fortunate enough to continue my summer placement with the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) to further test the Coolkit, but with a twist – I was now presenting to high school students! From October onwards, I instructed over eighty students […] Read more...

Benjamin Eisner
BSCN – Okayama University My first work term recently took place in Japan with Okayama University. Working in a foreign country led me to culturally adapt and learn from experienced professionals. When working in small rural villages, I assisted the local government or a professor. I learned about forestry and ecology related issues from a […] Read more...

Victoria Diederichs
BSF – Industrial Forest Service Ltd. I have been working as a compasser for Industrial Forestry Services Ltd. I’ve learned a lot about operational forestry as a whole, but especially the specifics of timber cruising and how it fits in. Spending so much time outdoors has been a completely different working environment than I was […] Read more...