Green Dream Internship Blog

The GreenestWorkforce is pleased to introduce the summer 2014 Green Dream Interns! These 14 students, from across the country, competed in the Green Dream Internship contest held in the fall of 2013 and won the opportunity of a lifetime: A four month paid summer internship at one of eight leading forest product companies across the country, and an iPad Mini to blog about their experience working in the forest products industry. Read their posts below!

Dreaming Big of Coming Home


September 02 2014

There was a time when I thought that I would never be able to build a career at home in Vernon. I hadn’t even dreamed of coming back here to pursue a job related to my studies at the University of Calgary. I didn’t know that there were...

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Dream Big - An Employer You Can Be Proud Of


September 02 2014

I feel bad for my friends and family.

I’ll admit that I won’t stop talking about Tolko. Every time I see Tolko lumber wrappers passing by on the highway, or catch our product on the local train line, I have to mention it. You’ll definitely hear...

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What Silviculture Really Means


September 02 2014

After 2 months and over 8 million trees, the tree plant has finally wrapped and the 60 planters that reforested the Martel and Romeo Mallette are finally able to return to the comforts of home….and here my co-workers and I remain in Northern...

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Fire in the Boreal and Management


September 02 2014

The tree plant was not only an incredible opportunity to meet and interact with a variety of people through the tree planters, but also a way to discover, first hand, the many different ecosystems that the Boreal Forest holds within it.

Working...

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