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Are you looking for more than just a summer job?

Many work-places these days are filled with greedy owners, power-hungry managers, lazy employees and unhappy customers.

The company culture, if there is one, is often uninspiring, trivial or downright toxic.

In many places, the few good employees end up doing most of the work. Are you one of them?

Are you looking for more?

How about 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?

Ongoing training, scholarships for off-season training, profit-sharing, travel and gear reimbursement, discounts on gear and more perks make us the place to be and keep our Crew coming back.  

Now accepting applications for 2023.

 

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Four great companies. One awesome crew. Infinite Opportunities.

Through our 4 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. 

Alpenglow Luxury Camping “Glamping” at our Base Camp and at our remote glacier camp accessed by helicopter. 

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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: 20-26 people.

Come for the Challenge.  Stay for the Community. 

It’s not easy getting a job with us.  We’re very selective and have very low turnover in our Crew. 

It’s not easy working with us. In fact, some things are intentionally hard.  Long days.  Living in a tent.  Carrying water for the kitchen.  Extremely high expectations. That opportunity isn’t handed to you. You have to earn it.

It’s not easy staying with us.  Returning for subsequent summers means becoming a Leader and a Mentor.  More responsibility and more challenge.  

For some, their summer with MICA is the hardest thing they’ve ever done.  

The people are the reward.  

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 during your MICA season to skiing in the Rockies and biking in the desert or working in Antarctica with MICA crew-members in the off-season, you will not only be signing up for a job but joining one big, adventurous family

 

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 20 years of age at the start of employment or internship.