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Co-Op Northwest College, Powell, WY Outdoor Education at NWC

Working in the Field

Working in the fieldSpellunkingWhat's the best way to understand the careers waiting for you after graduation? Sample them while you're in school!

In our Intro to Outdoor Rec class, you'll work side-by-side with professionals in the field. Plus you'll get a foot-in-the-door for job opportunities after graduation.

You may end up working with wild horses, on an archaeology project or helping out as a recreation specialist or natural resource guide.

You'll have opportunities to work with:

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • National Park Service
  • Wyoming Game and Fish

Sample Careers

  • Teambuilding/Ropes Course Facilitator
  • Experiential Educator
  • Camp Instructor/Manager
  • Wilderness Instructor
  • Camp Counselor
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Outdoor Educator
  • Environmental Educator
  • Boy/Girl Scouting Programs
  • Adventure Based Companies
  • At-Risk Youth
  • Recreation Guide
  • National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, BLM, Game & Fish