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Guaranteed instructor job offer
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Ski Instructor Certification
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30+ Resorts + 5 Countries
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99% pass rate
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Fast track your career in the snow sports industry

Ski Instructor Internship

Training + Certification + Work 


EA Ski & Snowboard Training provide world-renowned ski instructor internships at top resorts around the globe. We have helped thousands of people across the world land their first ski instructor job, with many now several ski seasons deep into the dream career. Whether you are looking for huge piste areas in Canada, back-country skiing in New Zealand or neck-high powder in Japan - you've come to the right place for a world-class instructor course.

Our ski instructor internship has been specially put together to allow users to get all of the following in one season:

  • Full instructor training in the worlds best resorts
  • A guaranteed paid job offer before you even fly
  • Internationally recognised qualifications & certifications
  • Valuable working experience as a ski instructor 
  • Full season support from an EA program manager 

Why should you join our Ski Instructor Internship? 

The ski instructing industry is highly competitive, each season there is huge competition for instructor jobs and previous work experience is desired by ski school directors.  To receive a job offer as a ski instructor, you are required to hold a certification alongside your experience working as a ski instructor. EA's ski instructor internship overcomes all these problems, providing skiers with world-class training which fully prepares them for examinations and employment as a ski instructor. EA's ski schools confirm a guaranteed job offer prior to the winter season, providing the security of a paid job offer before flying out.  

There are limited ski instructor jobs available each winter season. To check if you are eligible for a ski instructor course, we recommend you quickly see if you qualify above, and training consultant will be in touch to help you find the right resort and course. 

Program options 

We offer a range of ski internship courses to suit your winter goals. An internship ski instructor course is an intensive way to get your level 1 certification. Improve your skiing skills over 3 weeks of training and top it off with sitting the level 1 examination and beginning work.

An internship ultimate course is designed to give you extra weeks of on-snow training including freeride & freestyle training + further qualifications such as avalanche safety, first aid and the chance to gain your level 2 certification. These qualifications have been picked specifically to set instructors up in the industry. Learn more below about our ski internship course options.  

THREE WAYS TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

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INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Full season lift pass
  • Level 1 training
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Future job opportunities with our network of 30+ resort partners around the globe
  • Program managers at each location
  • Training webinars
  • Special deals on flights and insurance

STARTING AT

$5975

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INTERNSHIP PLUS

INTERNSHIP INCLUSIONS AND THE BELOW:

  • First aid certificate
  • Advanced technical and theory training
  • Level 2 instructor training
  • On-snow analysis
  • Avalanche safety course

STARTING AT

$9975

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DUAL CERTIFICATION

INTERNSHIP INCLUSIONS AND THE BELOW:

  • Snowboard training level 1
  • Snowboard level 1 exam
  • First aid certificate
  • Advanced technical and theory training
  • Level 2 ski instructor training
  • On-snow analysis
  • Avalanche safety course

STARTING AT

$10975

Where can you go?

Become a ski instructor and then get paid work in 1 of 30+ resorts across 5 different countries!

MAP Canada
Big White
Castle
Cypress
Lake Louise
Nakiska
Norquay Banff
Revelstoke
MAP Japan
Niseko Village
Niseko ISS
Niseko Go Snow
Canyons Nozawa/Yuzawa
Club Med Hokkaido
Nozawa Onsen
Hakuba Snow Sports
Evergreen Hakuba
Mt Naeba
Rusutsu
Shiga Kogen
MAP new zealand
Queenstown
Mt Hutt
Mt Ruapehu
MAP Switzerland
Verbier
Zermatt
Saas-Fee
St. Moritz
MAP USA
Northstar Lake Tahoe

Big White

The name say's it all. Big White is a BIG resort and gets slammed year after year with that powdery good stuff! Our ski and snowboard instructor courses at Big White are famous for powder and good times.

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Niseko Village

Niseko Village Ski Resort, famous in Japan and around the world as Japan's #1 snow resort. Located in Hokkaido, and towered over by the giant Mt. Yotei, this ski resort is renowned for its consistent snowfall and dry, light powder.

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Queenstown

Queenstown is renowned globally as a hub for adventure, and the town has developed a reputation as the place to experience the best of New Zealand’s outdoors!

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Verbier

Verbier in the 4 Valleys is Switzerland’s largest resort, and one of the World’s largest linked ski areas. Its off-piste skiing should be on every skier's bucket list!

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Northstar Lake Tahoe

‘The Star’ as it’s known by locals is our North Lake Tahoe training base. We are stoked to have a long-standing relationship with Northstar and have seen the Village and Resort undergo huge redevelopment. It is now part of the Vail Resorts family and one of the leading resorts in the USA.

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Castle

Castle Ski Resort is tucked in the southwest corner of Alberta and is surrounded by towering peaks. Castle is known for being dealt massive dumpings of powder, fifty centimetres a night is not uncommon!

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Mt Hutt

Winner of New Zealand's Best Ski Resort 3 years in a row, Mt Hutt is a real Kiwi experience resort with amazing terrain to suit everyone!

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Zermatt

Zermatt is one of the world’s Ultimate Ski Resorts that offers amazing skiing and snowboarding with break taking mountain scenery. The Matterhorn dominates the area.

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Niseko ISS

Experience the authentic culture of Japan at this epic Japanese resort! Get ready to explore the local onsens, big powder skiing, sushi and ramen and fun nightlife in the centre of Hokkaido!

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Cypress

West Vancouver's Mountains, Cypress mountain resort has the largest vertical, the most coverage, the highest number of lifts, and the best snow conditions. Read more below about why this resort could be your internship location next winter!

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Mt Ruapehu

Ski the volcano! Mt Ruapehu is located in the central North Island of New Zealand. It is home to two of New Zealand's top ski areas - Whakapapa and Turoa. Whakapapa, the location of EA's fantastic internship opportunity, is New Zealand's largest ski resort coming in at 1050 hectares!

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Saas-Fee

Saas-Fee is famous for long runs and picturesque landscapes. Nowhere else in the world are you surrounded by so many 4000m peaks.

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Niseko Go Snow

Niseko is well known as the hub of Japanese skiing, the mix of culture, incredible skiing, and amazing people make the resort town a must-see destination for skiers from across the globe.

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Lake Louise

Authentically Canadian, pristine views, plenty of variation and pitch. Lake Louise, the largest Banff Canada ski resort, prides itself on its 4,200 acres of skiable terrain, having some of the most challenging terrain in the Rockies and being able to provide the coveted alternative to a 9-5 job, working as an instructor.

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Canyons Nozawa/Yuzawa

Culture, fun and an immeasurable amount of yearly snowfall! If you are up for a steamy combination of authentic Japanese culture, deep fluffy powder, great people and a chance to teach skiing in an English speaking ski school then this is for you.

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Club Med Hokkaido

Club Med can be simply summed up by saying, great powder and luxury accommodation in an English speaking environment.

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St. Moritz

Switzerland's original winter wonderland! St. Moritz has huge mountains, beautiful surrounding lakes and forests, huge snow-fall and some of the best apres ski in the Swiss alps.

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Nakiska

Welcome to Nakiska, this purpose built resort is not only quaint but has a great local feel which makes all visitors and seasoners feel like home! Expect to improve your riding skills and ability.

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Nozawa Onsen

A dream resort with expansive ski areas and long seasons. EA is proud to offer Ski and Snowboard instructor training at Nozawa Onsen ski resort. Nozawa is a true snow paradise and is renowned as one of Japan’s most superb and expansive winter sports areas.

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Norquay Banff

Norquay Ski Resort in Banff is a fantastic place to spend a winter season and perfect for those that want it all - snow, terrain, work and a town with an awesome nightlife.

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Revelstoke

With over 6 metres this season already, Revelstoke knows how to turn on the powder hose and it just doesn't stop! If you want a resort MADE for serious skiers and snowboarders then look no further than Revelstoke.

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Hakuba Snow Sports

Hakuba Snow Sports School is a privately owned business catering to holiday-makers skiing and snowboarding in Hakuba Japan. Based at the Iimori snow resort (part of Goryu & Hakuba 47), it has the best teaching terrain in Hakuba as well as steeps, powder, trees & the biggest terrain park in the valley.

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Evergreen Hakuba

Hakuba is famous in Japan and the world for great skiing and boasts some of the best resorts and snowfall in the country. For more than 70 years Hakuba has been providing skiers, snowboarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying an epic winter experience.

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Mt Naeba

Naeba is one of Japan’s most visited resorts since it is the closest big mountain to Tokyo. It gets around 10m of snowfall per year putting it on the top ten list for big mountain snowfall in Japan.

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Rusutsu

Rusutsu Resort is located in the village of Rusutsu, Hokkaido. Famous for consistent annual snowfall and some of the deepest and lightest powder snow in the world. The winter resort is blanketed in snow that transforms into a world class ski resort with the largest skiable area of any single resort in Hokkaido.

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Shiga Kogen

Welcome to Japan's largest interconnected resort area. EA Ski & Snowboard partner with Shiga International Ski School, in Shiga Kogan where there are 19 ski resorts, all interconnected on one ski pass, Shiga Kogan is no laughing matter! Yet, go here and you'll find yourself grin & hollering from top to bottom!

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