Rocky Mountain Work Adventures
Winter & Summer Jobs in Aspen, Colorado
- Live in Aspen, Colorado
- Work with top hospitality & tourism organizations
- Get access to four of the greatest mountains in the country
- Complete personal finance training
- Free ski pass (winter only)
- Free public transportation
- Included career coaching
- Guaranteed affordable housing
- Winter: December 15th
- Summer: May 15th
Your Program Cost:
- You don’t pay AdventureEXP anything
- Housing: up to $600/month deducted from your paycheck
- Travel cost to your destination
Work in Aspen, Colorado
Rocky Mountain Work Adventures takes you to an iconic mountain town while working for leaders in hospitality and tourism. This destination work program is located at the foothills of the most well-known ski resort and outdoor recreation areas in Colorado.
Our partners in Aspen want teens and college students for positions in Food and Beverage, Housekeeping, Retail, and Hospitality. We also have jobs for adults with more work experience in the Culinary Arts and Engineering.
We’re Here For You
We connect you with temporary employment and affordable housing in Aspen. You earn money, life skills, and job training while getting access to four of the greatest mountains in the country: Aspen, Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass.
Sound like a win-win scenario? Apply to either of our seasonal programs for access to the most interesting winter or summer job of a lifetime.
Dates / Season:
- Summer Jobs: May/June thru August/October
- Winter Jobs: December/January thru March/April
Rocky Mountain Program Details
The Colorado Rocky Mountain Work Adventures program isn’t just a summer job. It’s an opportunity to invest in your skillset. Once we connect you with a position that fits your experience and interests, we support you throughout the job.
As an Adventure EXP program participant, you’ll get personalized career coaching with our team. You’ll also complete basic personal finance training in budgeting, credit, investing, and earnings.
Most of our job seekers travel to Aspen, CO from across the country. We’ll get you settled into your new home by connecting you to housing, transportation, and group excursions. We’ve got your back at every step of the way.
The Rocky Mountain Work Adventures provides the following benefits:
- Free or discounted ski pass (winter only)
- Free or discounted local transportation passes
- Shared housing up to $600 / month
- Monthly excursions to local points of interest
Please note that a car is not required for placement in this program. Should you bring a car, our housing has free parking available.
If you opt for Adventure EXP’s shared housing, we’ll bill you for your first month’s rent and deposit. Once you’ve settled in Aspen, your monthly rent will be deducted from your wages.
**housing deposit not included and varies on the employer
We ensure that all participants have the option of a cost-positive experience. All of our positions are paid, meaning that you walk away richer in cash and experience.
We hope to make our program accessible for all students. Talk to your Adventure Guide for more information about scholarships and payment plans.
On every Adventure EXP program, we plan day trips and excursions. If you choose to join your cohort on one of the following summertime Rocky Mountain Adventures, we cover the cost.
Visit to Maroon Bells
Take to the trails and explore the Elk Mountains with us!
Enjoy a multiday camping trip in the wilderness.
Join the town of Aspen in a city-wide bike ride.
Once you’ve been accepted to Rocky Mountain Work Adventures, you’re guaranteed a winter job with one of our partner employers. Most of our positions are full-time, temporary roles. We have entry to mid-level opportunities in the following industries:
The current Colorado minimum wage is $12.56 / hour. All rates vary based on experience level and individual department.
On every Adventure EXP program, we plan day trips and excursions. If you choose to join your cohort on one of the following winters Rocky Mountain Adventures, we cover the cost.
Visit to Maroon Bells
Enjoy the snow – or the hot drinks – at Maroon Bells
Snowmass Ski Day
Get on the slopes to ski or snowboard with new friends
Explore the shopping and sites of nearby resort towns