Alta is now closed to uphill traffic as we prepare the mountain for opening day on Friday 11/23. Access to Catherine's pass via the summer road is still allowed.

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Last updated: 11:00AM 11/18/2018

Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Alta Nursery as a baby

Experiential learning
The Alta Environmental Center is pleased to offer two types of internships: a project-based  student-designed study and a summer stewardship internship. We encourage enrolled students who are focusing on sustainability studies or environmental science to apply. If you are interested in designing your own internship, please contact us.

Summer Stewardship Internship

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Earning life-long skill sets

This temporary summer position entails working for the Alta Environmental Center as a representative, teacher, and land steward. The Summer Stewardship Internship will receive first hand and hands-on opportunities to learn about Alta’s sensitive alpine ecosystem, sustainability efforts, work with dedicated volunteers, visitors and partners.

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Project Based Internships

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Skiing toward a degree
Alta Ski Area does not offer a typical internship for students and universities.  We believe in helping prepare students for their future careers by building valuable skill sets through on-the-job training with viable studies for both the student and ski industry. To allow this type of learning experience,  we work with students to design a project-based internship that reflects their chosen major and compliments Alta's sustainability focused areas. 

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University of Utah

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Academically inclined
Though not an internship, Alta Ski Area is pleased to have ties with the University of Utah's Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program and the Global Change & Sustainability Center.  In hosting these program's annual orientations, together we learn and work side-by-side as stewards. As our relationship grew Alta wanted to offer more opportunities to the hard-working and sometimes less-advantaged students pursing higher education.  In 2013 we offered a one-year full-tuition sustainability scholarship for two years to two very impressive students.  As our goals have unfolded, together we now offer the Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards. The inaugural recipients were awarded in the spring of 2015.

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