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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

Hannah Crisp
BSCN – MFLNRORD, BC Timber Sales I worked as a Forest Technologist at BC Timber Sales (BCTS) for work terms #3 and #4. I was unsure about moving to Northern B.C. last winter since I didn’t know much about the small town of Dawson Creek. When I arrived for work term #3 with FLNRORD in […] Read more...

Kathryn Chan
WOOD – West Fraser Laminated Veneer Lumber This summer I worked at West Fraser Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) in Rocky Mountain House and learned about the process of producing LVL. I had the chance to experience all aspects of the Quality Control Division, including testing the LVL strength properties similar to the labs that we […] Read more...

Emily Dang
BUF – Canadian Museum of Nature For my fourth Co-op work term, I was in Ottawa working with the Canadian Museum of Nature Botany department on the Arctic Digitization Project. From my time with the Botany department, I came to see how herbariums have an important role in scientific research, and why they should be […] Read more...

Hayley Gong
BSF – Okayama University For my fifth Co-op work term, I was fortunate to go to Japan! On behalf of Okayama University, I worked at four different places in a span of 3 months: a wood products manufacturing company, a forest management company, the Environmental Process Engineering laboratory and Catchment Hydrology laboratory at OU. I […] Read more...

Ian Mott
BSCN – UBC Lori Daniels I had a terrific summer with my team in the UBC Tree Ring Lab. We spent nearly every day outside at different plots around the Williams Lake Community Forest, measuring and coring Douglas-fir, lodgepole pine and hybrid white spruce. The project I assisted with is interdisciplinary and I was involved […] Read more...