Internship Profiles

Intern Profile: Morgan Hamilton

Intern Profile: Morgan Hamilton

Internship Profile: Morgan Hamilton Internship: Food Skills Intern Supervisors: Seth Friedman, Practicum Coordinator What are you studying? I am in my fourth year, studying food systems in the Global Resource Systems in LFS. What was your role as an intern? My role as a Food Skills Intern includes scheduling and facilitating workshops, this includes communicating […]
How LFS 496 helped prepare Jeffery Kwok for the workplace

How LFS 496 helped prepare Jeffery Kwok for the workplace

How LFS 496 helped prepare Jeffery Kwok for the workplace Jeffrey Kwok, Outreach and Community Engagement Intern, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm As part of the LFS Career Development Internship (LFS 496) program, Jeffrey Kwok, a fourth year student in the Applied Animal Biology program, worked with the outreach team at UBC […]
Internship Profile: Meryn Corkery

Internship Profile: Meryn Corkery

Internship Profile: Meryn Corkery Internship: Communications Intern and Academic Assistant WorkLearn Supervisors: Melanie Kuxdorf (Internship) and Veronik Campbell (WorkLearn) What are you studying? I am in my third year in the Global Resource Systems program in LFS. What was your role as an intern? As the Communications Intern, my role was to help promote the […]
Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator What is your position at the UBC Farm? I am the perennial & biodiversity coordinator and the seed-hub coordinator. How did you get involved with the UBC Farm? (When did you start working here?) I arrived here five years ago so this is […]
Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern Internship: Feeding Growth Intern Supervisor: Véronik Campbell What do you study and why does it matter to you? I am in Global Resource Systems in the faculty of LFS as a 3rd year student. The reason I chose this program is because I am very passionate about sustainable agriculture and […]
Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern Internship: Food Skills Education Supervisor: Seth Friedman What do you study? I am currently finishing my Masters in Public Health through Oregon Health and Science University and working on my diploma in Health Education at UBC.   I chose public health as my academic path because I feel that […]
Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern Internship: Farm Management Application Supervisor: Zia Mehrabi What do you study? This was my last semester of the Bachelor of Computer Science second degree program. I originally studied biology as an undergraduate and graduate student. Since finishing school, I’ve started working as a software developer. Interning here gave me […]
Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting Internship: Biodiversity and Perennial Crops Supervisor: Mel Sylvestre I am a 5th year student in the Global Resource Systems program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems with a specialization in Global Health. For me, global health is unfortunately a very economic and political issue. Helping to achieve equity […]