Sarah Collins: The Yukon: FPAC 2021 Green Dream Internship Program

Sarah Collins
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September 3, 2021

Part of the reason I chose a STEM degree is because of the opportunities to work outdoors, instead of an office. My employer accommodated and encouraged me to take a summer field course in the Yukon for the hands-on wilderness experience it provided. Students experienced a 6-day backcountry guided canoe trip while learning about local communities and their interactions with industry.

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Kerry Patterson-Baker
Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
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