Summer Internships

A local, paid summer internship for Glacier View area students.

Program Goals:

  • Educate and train local youth in the skills necessary to participate in the Alaskan hospitality and tourism industry.
  • Increase awareness of local (Glacier View) job opportunities.
  • Enhance individual resumes and skill sets in anticipation of further personal career and/or educational goals.

Time period:

60-hour internships will run for 4 weeks, with a commitment of 5 hours per day, 3 days per week.  Typical schedule is Mon/Wed/Fri or Tue/Thur/Sat 10am-3pm.  Three intern sessions will be held during the months of June, July and August.  Applications will be accepted until April 15 for this summer’s program.

Eligibility:

15-21 years old, must be a U.S. resident.  Public, private and home-schooled students encouraged to apply.  Students may take up to 3 consecutive internships per summer.  Students will be asked to provide a valid Social Security number and complete a W-4 employment form.  Students will be paid $8.00/hour and will not be eligible for regular Lodge staff tip pool.  Normal payroll deductions will be made for employment-related taxes.

Three Internships Available:

1)      Lodgestaff – Restaurant table service, bussing tables, guest check-in and check-out, housekeeping, spa/hot tub operation, espresso coffee, customer service.

2)      Culinary Arts –  Food handling & preparation, inventory control, kitchen sanitation, plate presentation, menu planning, line cooking, baking.

3)      Dishwashing/Groundskeeping – Kitchen sanitation, dishwashing, lawn care, Alaskan gardening, general maintenance, weather observations, refuse engineering.

Students will work side-by-side with the owners, managers and employees of Sheep Mountain Lodge while learning new skills and trades.  Students will need to provide their own transportation to the Lodge, and show up to work on-time in a clean and presentable manner.  There will be plenty of time for questions and constructive work and performance evaluations.  By the end of each internship the student should have a general understanding of the duties, responsibilities and expectations of each position.  Successful completion of the internship program may include a letter of recommendation for the student.  Past Sheep Mountain Interns will be given priority for future Sheep Mountain Scholarship prizes.

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Now accepting reservations for the 2015 summer season. Lodge restaurant has closed for the 2014 season.
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This was great!! Sun, good trails – perfect weekend.
GuestAnchorage
Salmon special was perfect and my husband loved his chicken dish. Alaskan beer – what more do you need?
Heather S.
Charming, spacious cabins in a wonderful setting above the Matanuska Glacier fields. Definitely a hiker’s paradise.
D.J.Grass Valley, CA
We had the most wonderful time at your lodge, I’ve already recommended it as a getaway to a few couples in town and we want to thank you for a beautiful dinner too.
Kirra, Anchorage, Alaska June 2014
Great service, lovely views.
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This is a stunning location which the owners obviously take a lot of pride in maintaining beautifully.
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The cabin was amazing. There is no word to describe the view.
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