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Paid Instructor Internships  Ski and Snowboard


Canada: Banff, Canmore, Vancouver
Japan: Hakuba, Hokkaido and 2 other cities
Multiple Countries
New Zealand: Queenstown
Switzerland: Verbier
United States




November - April, or June - September


No qualifications neccessary! The first part of the program includes the training and certification required to become a successful ski or snowboard instructor. The second part of the program has you out there teaching and earning money - at a top mountain resort! Some previous Ski or Snowboard experience is recommended.

Job/Intern Types

  • Resort
  • Ski Resort
  • Sports
  • Tourism


  • English
  • French

Program Fees Include:

This is the leading Career Break or GAP Year Course for skiers and snowboarders.

Here's what you'll get:

A Ski or Snowboard Instructor Job at one of our partner Resorts! PLUS:

Pre Departure:
* Work Visa Guideance and Assistance
* EA Instructor Resources - Guides & Handbooks
* STA Travel Deals on Flights and Insurance

First 3-4 Weeks:
* EA Arrival Pack
* Welcome Orientation Days
* Shared Accommodation
* Level One Coaching
* On Snow Video Analysis
* Indoor Technical & Theory Sessions
* Association Membership
* Training Manuals & Materials
* Level One Exam Fees
* Resort Employee Season Pass
* Access to Resort Employee Transport
* Advice & Deals on Equipment
* EA Program Manager
* Social Events & Post Exam Party

Once Working:
* Level Two Coaching
* All Terrain Personal Development
* Park & Freeride Course
* Avalanche Safety Course
* First Aid Course
* On Snow Video Analysis
* Indoor Technical & Theory Sessions
* Level Two Alternate Discipline Training
* Backcountry Cat Experience
* Overnight Backcountry Trip
* Ski Patrol Shadowing


USD 8 - 19 per hour (depending on country)

Experience Required


    We are looking for applicants who: * Have a passion for skiing or snowboarding (Low level intermediate to advanced ability to welcome) * Have a willingness to learn through training and working * Have an interest in travel and adventure * Are available between November and April * Will be 18 years of age by November * Are looking for a life changing experience * Have the financial support to participate (the all inclusive program costs start at approx $5650US)

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is