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Gaining Work Experience Through New Afton’s Co-op Program 

Stacey French, a member of Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc, was successful in her application for the Supply Chain Cooperative Education student placement at New Gold. Stacey is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Supply Chain Management at Thompson Rivers University.  

Co-op student work terms at the New Afton Mine are eight to twelve months in length and provide students with practical work experience, paid employment opportunities, skill development and enhanced employability. Having co-op experience on a resume can demonstrate initiative and a strong work ethic.  

“New Gold goes above and beyond in cultivating a high-spirited workplace, and creates an environment where employees strive for personal and professional growth.”

Stacey French

As her manager, Warehouse Supervisor Chris Humphrey said that since joining the team, Stacey has proven to be a quick study who is keen to learn the procedures required to succeed in her chosen field, as well as a valuable addition to the Supply Chain team.