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Whether you enjoy sand beneath your toes, the smell of pine in the air, or snowflakes on your eyelashes, we’ve gathered jobs from great places across the globe. We hope these categories will make your job search easier and show you some possibilities that you might not have otherwise considered. Click around to start exploring your next big adventure.

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Administrative Jobs

Finance, Human Resources, Accounting, Operations Management … yes, you’re still at CoolWorks, and yes, these roles are needed in National Parks and Ski Resorts alike. We can’t guarantee they’ll come with a cubicle and a dress code, but, that’s not...

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Camp Jobs

Make memories that last longer than mosquito bites and poison ivy. After all, you’ll never be too old for rope swings and canoe races. Change lives, including your own.

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Conservation Corps Jobs

You’re a pro with a pickaxe and a champ with all things conservation. Whether you’re volunteering on a trail crew or educating a youth crew, you like making positive change in the world. Give back to the places that give you so much joy.

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Driving and Transportation Jobs

Planes, trains, boats or auto - you feel free and alive when you're on the move. Whether it's driving a ski town shuttle, sharing your knowledge and passion as a Driver/Guide, or at the helm of a tour boat navigating otters, whales, and glaciers, ...

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Environmental Jobs

You bleed green. Conservation is your middle name, and you love sharing your passion and knowledge with others as much as you love fixing trails or counting prairie dog colonies. Get your green on in great places.

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Farm and Garden Jobs

Beautiful flowers and delicious vegetable don’t magically grow themselves. Luckily, you know a thing or two about getting food from the ground to a plate or what accent flowers to plant that won’t get eaten by the local wildlife. Some even call yo...

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Food and Beverage Jobs

You know your way around a frying pan or a hostess station almost as well as you know the local trail system. You like working nights because you believe that daylight is for adventuring. Combine your passion inside the restaurant with an outdoor ...

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Guest Services

Nothing fazes you: not oversold rooms, not piles of dirty towels, not even six tour buses at once. You can handle anything, and you do so with grace and a smile. Help guests enjoy the great place where you get to live.

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Guide Jobs and Trip Leaders

A class four rapid or a hairy mountain traverse doesn’t make you sweat. You enjoy sharing your passion for adventure with others, even if they don’t know the difference between an inflatable kayak and a cataraft. When you talk, people listen, and ...

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Internships

Learn the ropes. Or the migration patterns of Canada Geese. Or the leadership skills it takes to run a summer camp. Sometimes, gaining experience can be more useful than gaining a paycheck, and more fun than sitting in a classroom.

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Island and Beach Jobs

When you picture your dream horizon, you're gazing out at big water. The Gulf of Mexico, the New England Atlantic, the rocky Pacific Coast, the Great Lakes - your home is along the shore. And so is your next dream job.

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Jobs On Water

You laugh in the face of rapids. You like looking for whales. You have a red swimsuit with LIFEGUARD on it. No matter what the activity, your sea legs are strong. Dive in to your next adventure.

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Jobs with Fish

Fish have a three second memory. Luckily, your memories last a lifetime. Whether you’re on an Alaskan fishing boat or teaching fly fishing along a peaceful river, you seek the next big catch. Drop in and see what bites.

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Jobs with Horses

You own chaps. You're most at home in a bunkhouse. In fact, the stallion is your spirit animal...or at least the mechanical bull. Saddle up for your next adventure.

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Jobs with RV Spaces

Home is where you park it. You appreciate the simplicity of RV life, and so do these employers. Explore your next move.

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Lodge and Resort Jobs

You like to live where people vacation. You’re a jack or jill of all trades, and you are as comfortable in an alpine cabin as a waterfront hotel. You love exploring great places in all seasons of the year. Start your next adventure.

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Maintenance Jobs

Even in paradise, things break down from time to time. Whether you’re a jack-of-all-trades handyman or a seasoned specialist looking for a change of scenery, operations in the wildest corners of the country need skilled tradesmen to keep the light...

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Managers and Supervisors

You can delegate, organize, and manage like a boss. That’s because you are the boss. You’ve got a knack for this, and it shows. Find your next team to lead.

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National Park Jobs

Your life is about to look like a page from National Geographic. You'll wake up to some of the most stunning scenery the country has to offer, and you'll work and play where people dream of visiting. Help make the visitor experience as good as you...

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Non Profits

Some call you a tree hugger. Others call you an environmentalist. Or a hippy. Or a change maker. Whatever you call yourself, you believe actions speak louder than words. Be the change you want to see by teaming up with one of these non-profits.

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Older and Bolder

If you rest, you rust! Your energy is as abundant as the creases in your smile. Ready for your encore career or some simple summer fun in the mountains? If you want to work, live, or volunteer in a great place, we can help you make it happen. Chec...

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Other Cool Gigs

Let’s be honest—you’ve never really fit into a box. Maybe you photograph adventure trips. Maybe you know how to fix bicycles on the fly. Maybe you can mush a sled dog team with the best of them. Discover your niche.

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Outdoor Adventures

Your skill set tends toward river running and rope rigging. You’re an outdoor activities guru - or you’re hoping to be - and we’ve got plenty of positions for those of you who aim to spend your shifts on a zipline or gleefully piloting a raft full...

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Ranch Jobs

You're up with the roosters. You pitch in wherever necessary to get 'er done. You end your day with a community softball game or a square dance. Ranch life is for you! Find your next home on the range.

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Retail Jobs

You can connect with anyone you meet. You could sell a cape to Superman. You love all the toys associated with great places, and you know how to get customers excited about them, too. Share your knowledge and passion.

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Ski Resort Jobs

You live and breathe powder days. Your goggle tan doesn’t fade until June. You love the camaraderie, the competition, and the cold that comes with living in a ski town. Jump on, and keep your tips up.

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State Park Jobs

Sometimes the best treasures are hidden right in front of you. Don’t overlook these hidden gems scattered across some of the best, undiscovered places on the map. Mosey on over to your next adventure.

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Teachers / Educators

Classrooms are good, but forests are better! From outdoor and environmental education, to teaching English overseas, to showing someone how to carve the perfect turns, there are plenty of opportunities to share your knowledge and skills.

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Teen Jobs

Paper route? Boring. Babysitting? No thanks. You want a more unique job. Spend your summer making friends, doing something exciting, and making some hard-earned cash. Check it out.

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Volunteer Positions

Giving is your mission, and your altruistic nature can take you on some exciting adventures where you get to put your humanitarian self to work. Learn more about about giving back in great places.

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Work in the USA - Work And Travel Visa Info

Maybe you weren’t born in the USA, like a Bruce Springsteen song. Maybe you don’t know know who Bruce Springsteen is. Hey, that’s okay. As long as you have a work visa, you can explore jobs in great places within the USA. Learn more about work vis...

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Work, Study, Teach Abroad

Your sense of adventure can’t be contained in one country. You opted for the “extra pages” option when renewing your passport. Carmen Sandiego is your spirit animal. There are adventures to be had in every corner of the globe, and you're the one f...