Application Process

We are now fully staffed for our summer work in the heart of Denali National Park, Alaska and no longer accepting applications for 2018. 

  We recommend early submission of materials for best consideration and will begin phone interviews in mid-November 2018 for our 2019 season.

At Camp Denali and North Face Lodge, our mission is to provide active learning experiences and foster stewardship of the natural world through a tradition of excellence, community, and place.  If you're interested in becoming part of that tradition,

Apply in November 2018 for 2019!

To work the summer of 2019 at our lodge, surrounded by the wilderness of Denali National Park, Alaska, click above to begin your electronic application beginning in November of 2018, after preparing the mandatory materials described below.

View our job descriptions

The following items are required as part of a complete application. When prompted to upload your resume, include all three items as one .doc, .txt, or .pdf document.  

1) A letter that addresses:

  • How you heard about Camp Denali and North Face Lodge
  • Why you want to work with us
  • The job you are applying for
  • The relevant skills and experience you bring 
  • If you possess a current driver's license with less than three moving violations in the past three years
  • A description of your work ethic
  • A short description of your near-term goals
  • An indication of your willingness and ability to commit to two years of seasonal (May-September) work in Denali (2018 Seasonal Positions) or to commit to at least three years of employment (Naturalist Guides and Supervisors)
  • Your dates of availability; the first and last day you could be working in Alaska (Our full season is late May through mid-September.  Strong preference is given to applicants who can work a full season)

2) A current resumé that indicates your education, volunteer, and work experiences.

3) Three professional references. Provide their names, titles if they have one, relationship to you, and contact information; usually an email address and phone number will suffice.

An hour-long phone interview followed by an in-person interview at a location convenient to you will be required. In addition, applicants for year-round positions may be required to travel to our property for a visit mid-season. 

We regret we are not able to conduct in-person interviews outside the U.S. International applicants must acquire a work visa that is valid through the length of their employment.

Feel free to send an email to or call 907-683-2290, should you have any questions.


Thank you,

Megan Martz, Personnel Manager