Snowboard Instructor Internship

Become a certified snowboard instructor and get a guaranteed job offer this winter.

Training + Certification + Work

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Why Choose an EA Snowboard Instructor Internship?

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Guaranteed paid job offer

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Snowboard instructor certification

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Choose from 30 resorts across 3 countries

Options for intermediate to advanced level snowboarders

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Snowboard Instructor Internship

Train + Certification + Work

Launch your career as a snowboard instructor by joining our snowboard instructor internship program. On an EA Internship, you will train with industry professionals, learn how to instruct and gain valuable working experience. Joining the snow sports industry can be a difficult process, ski schools require working experience before they consider you for an interview. Although a snowboard instructor course gives you the qualifications you need to teach, a snowboard instructor internship will provide you with a guaranteed job offer so you can train and work in the same season. Step straight into a ski school and start earning money working as a snowboard instructor. Our partnerships with the world’s top ski schools allow you to start living the dream in your first season

Why should you join a Snowboard Instructor Internship?

EA's Snowboard instructor internship program is the best way for keen riders to get into the snowsports industry and land their first snowboard instructor job. The course has been tailor built to bring together all the elements to have a wicked winter season without any worries, combining the following:

• Full snowboard instructor training in top resorts
• Resort accommodation while training
• Globally recognized certifications & qualifications
• A guaranteed paid instructor job offer before you start!

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Snowboard Instructor Internship Core Inclusions

Pre-Course

  • EA Planning Checklist & Program Handbook
  • Season Preparation - Support & Advice

4 Week Training Course (Lake Louise Canada Only)

  • EA Arrival Pack - Hoodie & Printed Materials
  • City Orientation*
  • Resort Arrival Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Ski Level One Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions
  • Ski Association Membership
  • Digital Training Manuals & Materials
  • Ski Level One Exam Fees
  • Resort Lift Pass
  • Mountain Transfers (If Required)
  • Advice & Deals on Equipment
  • EA Program Manager
  • Social Events

Note:
* Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Training Courses. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

5 Week Training Course

  • EA Arrival Pack - Hoodie & Printed Materials
  • City Orientation*
  • Resort Arrival Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Ski Level One Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions
  • Ski Association Membership
  • Digital Training Manuals & Materials
  • Ski Level One Exam Fees
  • Resort Lift Pass
  • Mountain Transfers (If Required)
  • Advice & Deals on Equipment
  • EA Program Manager
  • Social Events

Note:
* Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Training Courses. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

6 Week Training Course (Lake Louise Canada Only)

  • EA Arrival Pack - Hoodie & Printed Materials
  • City Orientation*
  • Resort Arrival Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Ski Level One Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions
  • Ski Association Membership
  • Digital Training Manuals & Materials
  • Ski Level One Exam Fees
  • Resort Lift Pass
  • Mountain Transfers (If Required)
  • Advice & Deals on Equipment
  • EA Program Manager
  • Social Events
  • Park & Freeride Training
  • Avalanche Safety Course
  • First Aid Course

Note:
* Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Training Courses. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

10 Week Training Course

  • EA Arrival Pack - Hoodie & Printed Materials
  • City Orientation*
  • Resort Arrival Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Ski Level One Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions
  • Ski Association Membership
  • Digital Training Manuals & Materials
  • Ski Level One Exam Fees
  • Resort Lift Pass
  • Mountain Transfers (If Required)
  • Advice & Deals on Equipment
  • EA Program Manager
  • Social Events
  • Park & Freeride Training
  • Avalanche Safety Course
  • First Aid Course
  • All Terrain Personal Development
  • Ski Level Two Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions

Note:
* Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Training Courses. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

11 Week Training Course (Lake Louise, Canada & Niseko Imagine, Japan)

  • EA Arrival Pack - Hoodie & Printed Materials
  • City Orientation*
  • Resort Arrival Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Ski Level One Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions
  • Ski Association Membership
  • Digital Training Manuals & Materials
  • Ski Level One Exam Fees
  • Resort Lift Pass
  • Mountain Transfers (If Required)
  • Advice & Deals on Equipment
  • EA Program Manager
  • Social Events
  • Park & Freeride Training
  • Avalanche Safety Course
  • First Aid Course
  • All Terrain Personal Development
  • Ski Level Two Coaching
  • On Snow Analysis
  • Technical & Theory Sessions

Note:
* Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Training Courses. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

Pre-Course

  • Guaranteed Paid Job Offer
  • Course Prep & Advice
  • Visa Planning & Support
  • Welcome Pack & Schedule
  • Online login area with live updates and group chat

City Orientation*

  • Airport Meet & Greet
  • Hotel Transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • One / Two Nights Accommodation
  • Bank Accounts, Tax Numbers, Sim Cards, etc.
  • Evening Meal, Breakfast & Social Event

Note:
*
Please be aware that the City Orientations are an extra cost for the Internships. There is no City Orientation option available for Queenstown (NZ), Imagine Niseko (Japan), Niseko Village (Japan), Niseko GoSnow (Japan) & Rusutsu (Japan).

At Resort - Arrival

  • Meet & Greet
  • Full Season Program Manager
  • Ski Area Orientation
  • Shared Accommodation*
  • Equipment Advice & Deals
  • Social Events


Note:

* Accommodation differs from resort to resort, please speak with our team to check on this for your preferred resort. Usually accommodation is covered until the end of the level 1 exam with an option to remain at your own cost for the remainder of the season.

At Resort - Training

  • Level 1 Training
  • Level 1 Exam Fees
  • Digital Training Manuals
  • Association Membership
  • Lift Pass
  • Social Events

At Resort - Rest Of The Season

  • Employee Induction
  • Start Work
  • Instructor Uniform
  • Resort Employee Season Pass
  • Additional Benefits

At Resort - Internship Plus Inclusions

  • Ongoing Analysis & Development
  • First Aid Course**
  • Level 2 Training
  • Level 2 Exam*
  • Avalanche Course

Note:
* May include additional costs if applicable
** First Aid Course not available in ALL Niseko (Japan) locations

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Colin In Grouse Snow School Manager

"Tons of snow, tons of fun, lots of work and really good chance to get your foot in the door in the industry."

Tom In Lake Louise, Canada

"The thing I like most about being an instructor is the ability to be able to teach on the mountain on a daily basis."

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"I wanted to do the EA program, in Shiga Kogen, to experience the Japow and develop my skiing ability as well as experiencing a new culture."

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