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...