• Feet Up

    Graduate Alison Bray (BPl/BA NBTM) snapped this award winning photo, "Feet Up", on a Yukon adventure. 

  • Follow Your Path

    ORTM student Darryl Triebner in Tombstone Territorial Park, YK. Darryl was awarded one of the NOLS scholarships to pursue environmental education in the Yukon.

  • Environmental Education

    Graduate Montana Prysnuk (ORTM BA 2012) leads Prince George naturalists in some environmental education activities. 

  • Eskers EcoQuest

    ORTM faculty and students host the public for an annual BC Parks EcoQuest, Fall 2012 at Eskers Provincial Park.

  • National Honour

    Dr. Pamela Wright, a researcher and professor at UNBC, has been named to Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative, due to her experience with, knowledge of, and passion for nature, and her efforts to inspire future leaders.

Employment and Career Opportunities

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What Can You Do With an ORTM Degree?

The Nature-Based Tourism Degree and the Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Degree will prepare you for a great career, in Canada and overseas. The fields of recreation and tourism have amazing diversity. Federal, provincial/state and municipal governments, quasi-public agencies such as YMCA and Girl Scouts, industry or employee services, cultural arts, university/college teaching, private/commercial/tourism operations are all potential employers.

Opportunities for employment in the recreation, parks and tourism services field are broad and diverse. Since recreation and tourism depends upon individual attitudes, resources, financial capabilities, and educational awareness, career opportunities are as numerous as human interests and needs.

Current Job Postings (seasonal and full time)

Past Job Listings

Links for Job Searching

Current (2014) Job Listings

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Tourism /Adventure Businesses

Canadian Outback Adventures and Events

Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. Assistant Marketing Position in Aboriginal Cultural Tourism
Huble Homestead -- Store Manager
Zipzone in Peachland: guides and assistant guides
Conservation/Parks Jobs
AB Tourism, Parks & Recreation -- Land Use Framework Planner
BC Conservation Foundation: Dean River Guardian Program
Fraser Valley Regional District -- Parks Assistant
Tourism Dawson Creek - Visitor Information Counselor
Chetwynd Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre- Visitor Information Counselor
Tourism Jasper -- Travel Counselor
Recreation Planning
Barkerville National Historic Site - Special Events Coordinator
Interpretation Jobs
BC Parks Interpreters
Outdoor /Environmental Education Jobs
Stanley Park Ecological Society - Environmental Educator
Island Mountain Arts Outreach Assistant
Camp Ouareau (Quebec)
O.A.R.S. Guide School and Seasonal Internships