Employment

Working at the Mountain Campus

Live and work in a beautiful mountain valley for the summer and/or fall season at the Mountain Campus. Be part of a small community of staff working towards a common goal to serve the Education, Research, and Outreach missions at Colorado State University. Enjoy the mountain lifestyle – hiking, fishing, mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing, or lounging in a hammock with a good book – when you are “off-the-clock”.

NOTE: The CSU Mountain Campus is planning for a July 2021 opening! Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, we will remain closed in May and June. 

  • Summer season: July through Mid-August
  • Fall season: Mid-August to Mid-October
  • Located 53 miles west of Fort Collins at 9,000 feet in a remote mountain valley
  • Housing and 3 meals daily provided by the University
  • Employees work a 35 – 40-hour work week with two days off each week
  • Pay rate starts at Colorado minimum wage 
  • No pets or ESAs are permitted
  • No cell phone service at the Mountain Campus