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Why instructors choose EA

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Guaranteed instructor job offer
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30+ Resorts + 5 Countries
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Options for intermediate to advanced level snowboarders
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Snowboard instructor certification
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Full support and guidance from start to finish

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 seasonStep 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!

Program overview

We offer three snowboard instructor course options: Internship, Internship Plus, and Dual Internship. You don't have to worry too much about these now, our team can help you choose the right one based on your season goals and skills - but check out the internship rundown!

THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

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INTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Lift pass
  • Level 1 training
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Discounted flights and insurance
  • Future job opportunities with our network of 30+ resort partners around the globe
  • EA course at your destination
  • Training webinars and resources

STARTING AT

$5975 USD

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INTERNSHIP PLUS

INTERNSHIP PLUS INCLUDES: 

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Lift pass
  • Level 1 training
  • Level 1 exam costs
  • Level 2 training
  • Advanced training
  • First Aid certificate
  • On-snow analysis
  • Avalanche safety course
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Discounted flights and insurance
  • EA course manager at your destination
  • Training webinars and resources

STARTING AT

$9975 USD

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DUAL CERTIFICATION

DUAL CERTIFICATION INCLUDES: 

  • Accommodation during training
  • Guaranteed job offer
  • Lift pass
  • Level 1 ski instructor training
  • Level 1 snowboard instructor training
  • Level 1 ski exam costs
  • Level 1 snowboard exam costs
  • Level 2 ski instructor training
  • Level 2 snowboard instructor training
  • Advanced ski and snowboard training
  • First Aid certificate
  • On-snow analysis
  • Avalanche safety course
  • Association membership
  • Mountain transfers
  • Discounted flights and insurance
  • EA course manager at your destination
  • Training webinars and resources

STARTING AT

$10975 USD

WHERE CAN YOU GO?

Choose from 29 resorts across five countries to become a snowboard instructor

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

Big White

Known worldwide for its light, dry, champagne powder, Big White offers the choice of 118 runs across 3052 ha of spectacular terrain. If you're looking for a good time this winter, join EA Ski & Snowboard at Big White.

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Niseko Village

Niseko Village Ski Resort, famous in Japan and around the world as Japan's premium 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 known as New Zealand's adventure capital and has a global reputation as the place to experience the best of New Zealand’s outdoors.

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Verbier

Verbier located in the Four Valleys is Switzerland’s largest resort, and one of the world’s largest linked ski areas.

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Northstar Lake Tahoe

‘The Star’ as locals know it is EA's USA training base. We are thrilled to work with Northstar, which is one of the leading resorts in the USA and part of the Vail Resorts family.

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Castle Mountain

Tucked in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada is Castle Mountain Ski Resort. Known for its dry powder and challenging terrain, Castle Mountain was created by skiers, for skiers.

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Mt Hutt

Winner of New Zealand's Best Ski Resort three years in a row, Mt Hutt offers an authentic Kiwi experience and fantastic terrain to suit everyone.

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Zermatt

Zermatt is one of the world’s ultimate ski resorts offering excellent skiing, snowboarding and breathtaking mountain scenery.

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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 Mountain

Cypress Mountain is located only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver and offers the most vertical drop, terrain, lifts and best snow conditions on the highest skiing and riding peak of Vancouver's North Shore Mountains.

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Mt. Ruapehu

Ski the volcano! Mt Ruapehu is in the North Island of New Zealand and home to two of New Zealand's top ski areas - Whakapapa and Turoa. Whakapapa is New Zealand's largest ski resort with 1050 hectares of ski terrain.

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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 GoSnow

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

With pristine views and varied terrain, Lake Louise Ski Resort offers skiers and snowboarders an authentic Canadian winter experience.

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Canyons Nozawa and 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 and great people then this is for you.

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Club Med Hokkaido

Club Med is an exclusive ski resort offering world-class powder and top facilities in an English speaking environment.

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Nakiska Ski Area

Welcome to Nakiska Ski Area. Purpose-built for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, Nakiska has a low key local vibe perfect for anyone looking for an authentic winter experience.

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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 snow paradise and renown as one of Japan’s most superb and expansive winter sports areas.

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Mt Norquay

Mt Norquay Ski Resort is the best-kept secret of the Canadian Rockies. Located close to Banff, Mt Norquay offers outstanding conditions for skiers and riders of all levels.

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Revelstoke

Fast becoming the biggest and best ski resort in Canada, Revelstoke is a powder paradise. If you're looking for big snowfall, big vertical and big terrain, look no further than Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

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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 Ski Resort, it has the best teaching terrain in Hakuba as well as steeps, powder, trees and the biggest terrain park in the valley.

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Evergreen Hakuba

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

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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 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!

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