Make your contribution to the Trails to Empowerment community by joining us as an intern

As an intern at our ranch you will gain unparalleled work experience and the skills to succeed. The wilderness tourism and wilderness management industries offer a wide array of opportunities that will enhance your personal and professional skills. All require commitment, self-learning and a positive attitude. You will also experience a deeper connection to nature as you live and work in the wilderness. Each internship provides the opportunity to get involved in conservation and stewardship of the local area. Our Three Pillar philosophy of Personal Development, Nature Connection and Nature Conservation means every internship promises to be truly transformational, as long as you are mentally ready to commit to the experience.

These are just a few of the internship positions that are available to you:

Wildlife Lifestyle Experience

Ranch Hand / Horse Wrangler / Ranch Management

Sales and Marketing/ Social Media Manager

Administration / Bookings / Office Management

Cooking / Cleaning / Kitchen Management

Philosophy Partner  

Forestry and Woodlot Management

University Internships

Wilderness Steward Internship

If you have a wide array of interests, you are not limited to one position. By constantly reviewing your interests, you can contribute to all aspects of ranch life. You can find more details about each internship position by clicking on the links above.

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You will live and work in a remote wilderness environment, where you reconnect with nature and yourself.

Enjoy the opportunity of giving back to nature by actively participating in conservation projects, gaining unique first-hand experience

Your Personal Development is the priority of your experience, so we facilitate the environment and material for you to grow and evolve towards your best self.

Your internship is a journey that can transform your life as much as you are committed to investing in yourself.

With the responsibility you take for your personal life and your contributions to our community, opportunities like attending external workshops and learning new skills at our ranch will arise.

You have the freedom to participate in the creation of our community as much as you are ready for, we highly encourage your involvement in everything we do.

You become part of our community where we support each other in our goals and mission, sharing our personal experiences on a daily basis. 

You will have the opportunity to experience true wilderness, disconnect from city life and live by the laws of nature.

You will become more attuned to nature by becoming more aware of your environment and learning about the wild edibles of the area.

You will be accommodated on site in prospector tents that facilitate an outdoor connection or in communal rooms, all home-cooked meals are included.

The compensation for this position are all non-monetary benefits and opportunities above.




The requirement for staying with us is your commitment to your Personal Development and the support of our unique culture. 

You are ready to view challenges as opportunities to grow and learn and take initiative to leave your comfort zone. Our priority is to create a community where we believe the best of each other, want the best for each other and hold one another accountable – If you share this approach you are ready to join us.




You support our community and get involved in group activities, such as our weekly success reviews, daily meetings, planning communal activities and taking care of daily ranch chores.

You take responsibility for your Personal Development and for creating a positive environment around you.

You take responsibility to conserve the nature and wilderness you benefit from.

You contribute to something larger than yourself by participating in Nature Conservation projects and mentoring community partners.

You reflect on your progress by writing and sharing weekly blog stories.

You contribute to the ranch culture by sharing inspirational insights, photos and videos with our community.

You create your own 40 hour week work schedule, that meets your interests and moves you towards your goals.

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2. Improves memory                5. Builds relationships

3. Fights mental fatigue

Are you ready for more in life?

Join us on the trail to empowerment towards a greater sense of self-confidence, courage and initiative. Find a greater connection with nature and yourself. Develop your leadership skills in a unique environment where you can evolve with a positive mindset by facing challenges and pushing yourself out of your comfort zone.