Mountain Adventure Skills Training
Employment Opportunities

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May 2016

Current students are finding cool jobs for the summer.
Successful graduates of the MAST program have found employment at:

  • Mountain Bike Tech - Fernie
  • Raft Guide - Fernie
  • Hiking guide - National Parks

Graduates have found employment in the following areas:

  • Cat Ski Trail Guide
  • Banff Hiking Guide Services
  • Rafting Industry - guiding and operations
  • Guide Book Research
  • Blue Lake Environmental Centre -- Educator
  • Fly Fishing Guide - international
  • Municipal Recreation Centres -- field instructors
  • Ski and Snowboard Instructor
  • National Youth Services Programs
  • BC Parks Ranger
  • Summer Mountain Sport Camps -- Instructor/Guide
  • BC Coastal Eco Tourism Guide
  • Professional Ski Patrol
  • Ambulance Attendant
  • Retail Gear Sales
  • Canoe Instructor
  • Interpretive Guide
  • Sea Kayak Guide
  • Mountain Bike Guide and Repair Specialist

Graduate Employment Outcomes

Nine months following program completion 78% of MAST graduates were employed.

graph showing 73 percent of graduates employed in job related to studies

graph showing 94 percent of graduates took under 2 months to find job

graph showing 85 percent  of graduates found their program useful in getting job