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Resources for Starting an Outdoor Career

This toolkit covers the basics you need to apply for and get the job you want. Get advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing techniques and more.


013 Guide Resources for Starting an Outdoor Career v1


This Guide is part of a series of resources created to help you in a step-by-step approach to start an outdoor focused career. Here you will find resources to help you create the tools and skills needed to get a job including creating a resume, writing a cover letter, networking and interviewing.

Published November 2020

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