RESOURCES

Oxbow Bend, Snake River

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Many of us on the Cool Works team have experienced seasonal work from both sides, as employees and employers.  We’ve gathered these resources to help you find, encourage, and train staff; find a gig that’s right for you; connect with your tribe from Millennials to Older and Bolder, or simply learn more about seasonal work in the United States. Have a topic suggestion? Please contact us!

next-section ?>

All Visas Are Not Created Equal

For Employers

Seasonal Employers have long been involved with the Work and Travel Program – this “Exchange Visitor Program promotes mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by educational and cultural exchanges.”

Ski Life – Working at a Ski Resort

Job Seekers Guide

Seeking that 100+ day season? Short of not working at all, to maximize your on-snow days, working at a ski resort is the gig for you. Some resorts also have relationships with nearby ski areas to offer reciprocal lift ticket benefits to their employees, allowing opportunities to visit multiple resorts over the season.

Value Gained Through Volunteering

Job Seekers Guide

While some view volunteerism as an opportunity to “give back” to society, my experience as a volunteer changed the way in which I viewed the world and the way in which I wanted to interact. Volunteerism was a true gift, and an experience I would recommend again and again.