The Bachelor of Science Wood Products Processing degree is designed to produce graduates capable of working in a diverse range of positions within the wood products sector. This degree is a fusion between wood science, industrial engineering, and business as applied to the wood products sector that prepares graduates for careers in the wood products sector and related fields. Students gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of wood while exploring business and advanced manufacturing operations. This program places a strong emphasis on teaching students trouble-shooting, problem solving, teamwork, and leadership skills.
The Co-op option offered with this degree allows students to integrate their academic studies with industry experience by alternating 8 academic terms with 5 paid work terms. Co-op students are available full-time for 4 to 8 month work terms starting in January, May, and September. Wages are determined by the employer in accordance with their existing salary structure and based on the students’ skills and previous work experience.
How can a Wood Products Processing Co-op Student help you?
Hiring a co-op student is fairly straight forward; all you need to do is submit a job posting. It can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Co-op Office will send you applications (resumes and cover letters) approximately one week after your job description is received. They will also schedule interviews with your short-listed candidates (phone interviews can be arranged), and advise all candidates of the interview results once you have made your hiring decision
By hiring a Wood Products Processing Co-op student, you are helping grow and develop the next generation of managers and leaders in the value-added wood products industry.
For more information on the Wood Products Processing Co-op program, or to hire a student, please contact:
Linda Dom, Co-op Coordinator, Wood Products Processing
Tel: (604) 822-4793