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We are only accepting applications for Apprentice Guide Interns at this time. 

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Are You Ready?

MICA Guides is all about opportunity. The opportunity to work in an amazing place with incredible people. The opportunity to learn the skills and gain the experience of an outdoor professional. The opportunity to be a part of a tight community that spans the globe. 

Our community of outdoor professionals believes in working hard, playing harder, and being our best every day. From guiding climbs and treks on the glacier, to skiing in Colorado, to working in Antarctica, you will not only be signing up for a job, but joining one big, adventurous family. 

Are you Ready to Join?

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Three great companies. One awesome crew. Infinite Opportunities.

There’s more to do in Alaska and we do it all. Through our 3 companies, we live, work, and play together as one team.

MICA Guides Day trips trekking and ice climbing on the Matanuska Glacier.

Exposure Alaska Multi-day, multi-sport adventures throughout South Central Alaska.

Glacier View Adventures The two longest, fastest ziplines around. 

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Quick Facts

  • Location: Glacier View, AK. About 60 miles east of Palmer on the Glenn Hwy.
  • Living Arrangements: Tent camping at our Base Camp overlooking the Matanuska Glacier.
  • Season: Mid-May through Mid-September. Most new-hire positions start June 1st.
  • Schedule: 8-10 hours per day. Average one day per week off.
  • Crew Size: 20-28 people.

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Requirements

Requirements for each position vary but all applicants must:

  1. Have a legal right to work in the United States. Citizenship, residency or work visa.
    Sorry, we cannot sponsor your visa application.
  2. Have a valid Driver’s License from a US State and a good driving record.
  3. Be at least 18 years of age at the start of employment or internship.
  4. For 2022, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID19.

Positions

We have two types of positions:

  1. Internships and First Years are training positions, and we invest a lot of time and energy in that training.  Our internship program is a big part of who we are.  It’s more like a Trade School, with great job placement opportunities. All current staff started as interns.
  2. Professional positions require that you show up, and with a minimal amount of training, you’re ready to do your job. These positions are very limited as we more often “grow our own”.