Working @ a Ski Resort in Copper Mountain, CO
+ $ / ★★★★★
DONE BY: Anna Greene | Auburn High School '16 | Stanford U. '21
HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: coppercolorado.com
LENGTH: 5 months
LOCATION: Copper Mountain, Colorado
PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★
KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:
- 8am-9am: wake up
- Either spend the whole day snowboarding with my friends or waitressing at my job
- In the evening (either at 5 or 11pm depending on my shift) I hung out with my friends either at an apartment or we went to the bar to hang out or see music.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE:
- Hanging out with friends!
HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 40
IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES:
- Free shift meal
- Discounted housing
Apply to as many ski resort jobs as possible and you will definitely get a job somewhere. If you have no previous work experience lift-ops will probably still hire you.
MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY:
Friendships and love don't have to be hard or painful