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What’s It Like To Work On An Alaska Tour Train?

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
  Photo by J.L. Nelson   Traveling on luxury glass-domed railcars as they chug through pristine mountain scenery doesn’t just happen in the movies. It’s a way of life for the people who snag jobs on board Alaska Rail Tour cars. Dome or observation cars give passengers maximum views of...  Read More

10 Reasons a Summer Job at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge will Take Your Breath Away

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
Photo by Danskiego   There are summer jobs—and then there are the kinds of summer jobs you remember fondly for the rest of your life. The ones that let you experience something special you might otherwise have missed, like the chance to live and work at a remote lodge in...  Read More

6 Juneau Transportation Jobs That will Recharge Your Batteries

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
  Tired of the typical nine-to-five grind? Need a change of scenery? Like, maybe, Alaskan glaciers, mountains and coastline? A transportation job in Juneau, Alaska, is the perfect way to escape the stressful rat race. The third largest city in Alaska, Juneau is famously scenic, nestled between the 1,500-square-mile Juneau...  Read More

Jobs at Westmark Fairbanks That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
Photo used through creative commons license by Steve Betts What’s that?  Your friend is boasting of taking a summer job on an Alaskan fishing vessel?  Don’t let him win the “best Alaskan job ever” game!  Simply up the ante and book yourself a gig at Westmark Fairbanks.   A job...  Read More

Why a Summer Job at Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge is Good for Your Heart

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
Photo used under creative commons license by Andrew E. Russell Let’s kick things off with a simple quiz.  What do breath-taking hikes, laughing with friends and flight-seeing (yes, flight-seeing) all have in common?  If you’re short on an answer, a quick hint is that all three inspire, make us smile...  Read More

Alaska Train and Railroad Jobs are Just the Ticket

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
Photo used through creative commons license by Brian Many consider Steppenwolf’s “Born to Be Wild” one of America’s greatest musical hits of all time.  It seems, though, the group might have gotten the lyrics of the song wrong.  As anyone who’s worked a summer job on a train traveling through...  Read More

Why a Job at The Westmark Inn Skagway Will Blow your Mind

by ATJ Posted in Why I Like to Work Here
Downtown Skagway has one heck of a “wow” factor!
Downtown Skagway has one heck of a “wow” factor! Source.   Over a century ago, Skagway was the starting place for more than 40,000 frenzied GoldRush enthusiasts. Today, you can easily grab your own golden nugget with a job at Skagway’s Westmark Inn. Actually, it’s more of a once in...  Read More

Top 10 Everyday Sights that are Uniquely Alaska

by ATJ Posted in A Day In The Life
Moose crossing the road? Just another everyday sight in Alaska!
Moose crossing the road? Just another everyday sight in Alaska! Source.   There’s no mistake about it: Alaska is a remarkably beautiful frontier in so many ways. But the State is also fascinatingly unique. From its people to its wildlife to its abundance of snow (and shovelers), Alaska holds a...  Read More

Minecraft Alaska

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska
Building an Alaska Village from Discovery Works
Building an Alaska Village from Discovery Works   If you dream in pixels, or if you’ve actually tried mining for coal in your backyard, then odds are you know a little bit (or too much) about Minecraft. Either way, the challenge is now on.   For your next Minecraft mission,...  Read More

Top 10 Snowshoeing Destinations in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock
If you can walk, odds are you can also snowshoe. It’s a relatively easy sport that provides a great source of exercise. When you snowshoe in Alaska, it not only gets the blood pumping, but it provides a unique and memorable way to capture the state’s beauty and wonder. Need...  Read More