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Get started in the business of making memories! Learn more about your future career in tourism.

What does a career in tourism look like?

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Food and Beverage Services

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Recreation and Entertainment

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Travel Services

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Student led activities

Consider learning more about tourism careers with this online module. You will need to create an account, select the module, check out, and then go to the Learning Plan tab to start the presentation.

Explore Tourism Careers

Explore tourism careers is an interactive online presentation that provides teachers, career counsellors and students with an overview of the career opportunities available in the tourism sector in Saskatchewan.

The presentation explores four areas that answer students' and teachers' most-asked questions about building a successful tourism career:

  • What is tourism?
  • Who makes this happen?
  • Why should I choose a career in tourism?
  • Career exploration.
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Participate in Tourism Career Events

Contact if you would like to participate in one of our upcoming "Think Tourism" events. These events are coordinated with the Saskatoon and Regina Industry Education Councils to help give students an opportunity to meet people working in tourism.

Check out this video to learn more:

Getting started in Tourism…

I am:

Under 16?

Complete the Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course if you are 14 or 15. The course will prepare you for joining the job market for the first time.

Watch free webinars through Service Hospitality.

16 years old and over?

Complete the online Service Best Certification. This is for students preparing to enter the workforce who want to gain customer service training and life-long transferable skills. This certificate looks great on a resume and with code CAREER high school students can take it for free.

Additional courses that will help you get a job:

Post-Secondary Programs

Saskatchewan students can enrol in a wide selection of post-secondary education and training to prepare them for careers in tourism. Here are some of the institutions where training is available:

Apprenticeship Training

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Saskatchewan has more than 1,200 hotels, motels, bed and breakfast and campground accommodations throughout the province. Jobs available to those interested in the accommodation industry are varied and diverse. Jobs range from those in large full-service and accommodation-only hotels and motels in many communities to small bed and breakfasts, campgrounds and lodges in remote communities.

Examples: Lodge Owner/Manager, Campgroup Operator, Bed and Breakfast Operator, Room Attendant, Front Desk Agent

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Food and Beverage Services

Food and Beverage Services includes restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food trucks...basically anywhere you can get food. This industry is a major employer of youth, which provides an excellent training ground for people who are beginning their careers.

Examples: Executive Chef, Bartender, Catering Manager, Food and Beverage Server

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Recreation and Entertainment

Recreation and Entertainment is one of the most diverse industries, covering everything from outdoor adventure to live events. It is also one of the fastest growing service industries. Careers in recreation and entertainment provide opportunities for people who enjoy sharing their knowledge of local culture and their love of the outdoors.

Examples: Fishing and Hunting Guide, Recreation Coordinator, Tour Guide, Outfitter Operator, Conservation Officer

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Transportation is an essential part of tourism, which includes airlines, train, taxi and bus services. This industry includes all businesses involved in moving people from one place to another.

Examples: Drivers, Rental Agent, Transportation Operator

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Travel Services

People working in Travel Services help visitors make decisions about what to see and do in a community. They also help coordinate travel to other destinations. Travel services include organizations that specialize in serving the needs of the tourism industry, as well as businesses that provide direct services to visitors. These include government agencies, marketing organizations and tourism educators.

Examples: Social Media Influencer, Travel Writer/Photographer, Tourism Destination Manager, Visitor Centre Information Counsellor

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