Working in the outdoor industry has its perks. The rad people, the gear discounts, and of course the opportunity to blend your passion with your 9-5. Getting that said dream job? Easier said than done. If you’re hungry for a few tips, Patagonia recruiting manager Alyssa Kessler has some worth considering. She recently caught up with the Outdoor Dream Jobs podcast to share a few ways to help your chances of getting in with a coveted company like Patagonia.
In addition to a great conversation with Kessler, hosts Ali Carr and Jenna Celmer spotlight a few cool jobs around the country that are taking applications. Who knows? One might just be a good fit for you!
Last year Chris Benchetler and Kimmy Fasani embarked on one of their most exciting adventures yet: starting a family. It wasn’t a particularly easy task for two globe-trotting professional athletes committed to maintaining a lifestyle that’s immersed in the outdoors. But instead of viewing parenthood as a bookend to their adventures, the couple is embracing it as a new chapter. They’re still out in the mountains, but Koa, their little one, joins too. At the tender age of 13 months, Koa
Artist Will Munford relaxes in his studio with two of his furry models/companions. Will Munford photo. Every artist experiences a pivotal turning point in their career. It’s a moment that shows them to keep fighting the good fight, and that the things they create have meaning and value. For artist Will Munford, he never expected that source of confidence to come from an Adirondack chair. You know, those lounge chairs you can buy at Home Depot for relaxing on the porch with iced tea?
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