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Nancy Nguyen

UVic commerce student Nancy Nguyen joined the BC Parks team as a program assistant. She helped BC Parks provide high quality, safe outdoor recreation that protects the natural environment.


A student holding a water bottle with the BC Parks logo stands in front of a wood and glass building.

BC's Parks System is the third largest in North America and includes more than 1,000 parks and protected areas.

BC Parks develops a variety of programs to maintain infrastructure while promoting positive, interactive and educational learning experiences.

Learning outcomes

 Nguyen conducted research about policy development, created communication materials and coordinated visitor-focused projects.

The impact of co-op

"Co-op students bring so much to the table, says Lisa Flegel, BC Parks' Recreation Business Specialist. 

"They bring new ideas and help to challenge the way we've always done things, while creating space for innovation."