Tagged: Alaska

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Jeni

Even before I ever traveled, I had made up my mind that I wanted to live a life of nonconformity. As a teenager, I became well aware of the lifestyle most people led – they go to college, get a job, buy a car, house, etc., and work long…

Aaron

My journey into the hospitality/seasonal job industry started back in 2016. Sweating on a Toyota car lot washing cars, I texted my friend who had spent the past two years living the dream in Alaska. I simply asked “Hey man, I’m tired of this Atlanta heat. Just curious, is…

Claire

Adapting to seasonal work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a test of my personal integrity and resourcefulness, as well as a very welcome break from the oppressive inactivity of months of quarantining and disconnect from beloved friends, family, and coworkers.

John

It’s funny how this all comes full circle. What started as a way to just get out and explore somewhere new for a few months has now become a full-time career that still affords me the opportunity to travel and see more of world. Every decision I’ve made that…

Brandon

I know some people like the typical low stress and fun seasonal jobs, but most don’t know that year-round and management-level opportunities are available for people like me who want the best of both worlds. Not only am I helping build and run a multi-facility corporation, and saving more…

Lydia

Last fall, I took a solo vacation to Alaska and visited Denali National Park. I was so intrigued that everyone I met who worked in the area had a different accent or was from somewhere else around the world. I remember feeling so inspired by the mountains and the…

Michelle

It was a load off my shoulders to realize I didn’t have to trudge through the traditional office work routine. I looked through a lot of Conservation Corps work opportunities on CoolWorks, which led me back to – you guessed it – wildland fire!

Laura

As an Alaskan and avid outdoor enthusiast, I’ve long been familiar with CoolWorks. Tourism is the bread and butter of Alaskan business, and there’s no quicker ticket to the Last Frontier than a seasonal summer job when the cruise ships start running north and the Alaska Railroad system kicks…

Adam

We live in such a beautiful and diverse country and so many people only end up seeing just a fraction of what is out there. On my 40th birthday last year I was still single, had no kids and had been doing the corporate grind for the majority of…