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Did you know that you can get school credit for working at Philmont?

Every summer, dozens of college students get course credit--in addition to getting paid!--for their work experiences here.

How it Works

Once you are hired at Philmont, communicate with your academic adviser or with the appropriate professor to develop a plan that will use your job requirements to satisfy course credits. Many staff have completed internships with no more than a signature from their summer supervisor and a brief reflection on their experiences! When you arrive at Philmont, make sure to communicate with your supervisor about anything he or she may need to do to help fulfill your requirements.

What have Philmont Staff done in the past?

Food Service Logistics Ranch Department
Major:
Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Major:
Communication
Major:
Pre-Veterinary Sciences
Prep Cook Logistics Staff Wrangler
Credit Received:
Required hospitality internship
Credit Received:
3 credits of upper-level
Communication coursework
Credit Received:
Equine Care Certificate
“It taught me how to work professionally under pressure. With my internship at Philmont, I was able to attain a full time job!” “I was able to learn about large scale operations and crisis management, which are both very important skills for any industry I enter.” “It gave me experience working with large groups of many different types of animals unlike anywhere else.”

Philmont staff have received internship or course credit in a wide variety of disciplines, including:

Visit our job descriptions to learn more about the variety of Philmont jobs available, or contact our Seasonal Personnel Department with any questions.

 

About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.