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For Profit Sector Outdoor Career Opportunities

If you are interested in an outdoor focused career, there are huge opportunities to work for companies in the outdoor recreation and natural resource sectors

by Transforming Youth Outdoors (TYO)


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The Outdoor Recreation Economy alone accounts for $646 billion in consumer spending annually with 6.1 million American jobs Pursuing a career working in or for the outdoors through for profit companies such as retailers, outdoor brands, guides and outfitters, and the natural resource sector can be a great opportunity to work doing what you love.

This guide provides descriptions of potential positions and employers, example careers, and education and experience necessary to pursue a career in these sectors.

Published November 2020

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