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Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism

What is Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internships Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU-Cascades Tourism & Outdoor Leadership Program

What is Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism?

The Outdoor Recreation Leadership & Tourism program at OSU-Cascades focuses on outdoor leadership, business, communication and other skills necessary for success in the tourism and outdoor leadership fields. After this program students have the technical and group leadership skills needed to be an outdoor guide or trip leader, and understand concepts, theory and business skills needed to move beyond guiding, into management or business ownership.

Recreation - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Tourism - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf

Related Careers

Activities Resort Facilitator Forester Park Naturalist Rock Climbing Teacher
Activities Director Forestry Technician Park Officer Search & Rescue Personnel
Adventure Travel Coordinator Government Tourism Manager Park Ranger Seasonal Worker
Amusement Park Operator Grounds Supervisor Personal Assistant Ski Instructor
Camp Director Guest Services Staff Preserve Manager Ski Patrol
Camput Recreation Director Hospitality Lawyer Professor Soil Conservaitonist
Commercial Fisher Kayak Guide Program Director Sports Coach
Conservaiton Scientist Lodging Manager Public Interest Lawyer Sports Writer
Ecotourism Guide Marketing Assistant Public Relations Specialist Stadium Manager
Employee Relations Manager Mountain Guide Range Manager Staff Supervisor
Environmental Inspector Natural Resources Specialist Recreation Center Director Swimming/Diving Instructor
Environmental Scientist Outdoor Educator Recreation Leader Tour Guide Writer
Equipment Salesperson Outdoor Guide Recreational Therapist Travel Agent
Festival & Event Manager Outdoor Guide Researcher Recycling Manager Watershed Manager
Financial Manager Outoor Guide Writer Rental Agent Wildlife Technician
Fish & Game Warden Outdoor Teacher Resort Operations
Forest Ranger Park Ranger Retail Sales Associate Youth Counselor

Related Skills

Athletic Abilities Environmentally Responsible Nature Lover
Business Sense First Aid Skills Outgoing
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Group Work Abilities Strong Planning Skills
Environmental Background Leadership Skills Wilderness Survival Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

National Recreation and Park Associaiton Careers

Recreation Resources Service Jobs

USDA Forest Service Jobs

Search & Rescue Internship

Mountain Jobs

Job in the Sun


Hospitality Careers

Resort Jobs

Hotel Jobs

Walt Disney Careers

Sports and Live Event Jobs

Jobs in Sports

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism Career Guide

Eco-Tourism Guide

Hospitality Net

Professional Association Links

National Association for Search & Rescue

U.S. National Park Service

National Park Foundation

American Hotel & Lodging Associaiton

Wilderness Education Association

Miscellaneous Links

National Parks Guide

Wilderness Inquiry

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