Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Chilcotin Holidays

A diverse internship at Chilcotin Holidays - Learn to be a guide

My name is Katrin Wischnewski, I am 22 years old and I am from Germany. I am studying Leisure and Tourism Management and I am at Chilcotin Holidays to do my internship to improve my practical skills, and to learn to be a guide.

For 3 months I have been working in the office at the ranch and I had the chance to work in different departments to improve my theoretical skills from the university. I love to work here and after a few weeks I did my work independently and I have a high responsibility. It is a good feeling if you get the confirmation that you already learned a lot in the study time.

The balance between the work in the office and the time outside in nature is very good. After a day in the office I often go for a ride with some of my nice colleagues from all over the world.

 



Now I have 1 1/2 months left at this wonderful place, time is flying. I am so excited I get the chance to learn to be a guide when I take the next 2 Week Guide School. The Guide School is a great chance for me to improve my horse skills before I go back to Germany and finish my studies.



You have a lot of opportunities at the ranch. I am really happy to be part of this environment and I know that I will miss this place when I am back home.



Katrin, Germany

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About Chilcotin Holidays

We are a licensed guide outfitter and we conduct guided wilderness adventures throughout our 5,000 square km operating area. This guide area has been operational since 1880, making it the oldest in British Columbia. More about us HERE.

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