Mackinac Island isn’t just a special place to visit, it’s also a special place to work!
From the end of April to the end of October, Mackinac Island comes to life with guests and workers from all corners of the world. And whether you’re 18 or 80, Mackinac Island has a variety of positions for all levels of experience.
Click here to read our blog post explaining the process of applying for a job on Mackinac Island including the ins and outs of important things to know. But if you’re looking for a reason to work on Mackinac Island, look no further, this blog post is for you.
DIVERSE JOB OPPORTUNITIES ON MACKINAC ISLAND
No matter what job you are looking for or how much experience you have, Mackinac Island has unique opportunities for everyone. Become a horse carriage driver leading groups on tours or transporting people by taxi. Work at a butterfly house surrounded by these delicate creatures. Step back in time as a historical interpreter at Fort Mackinac. You could become a kayak guide, work the front desk at a local shop, be a server at a waterfront bar, or work one of the many positions at a historic hotel.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ON MACKINAC ISLAND
With over 70 miles of hiking and biking trails, opportunities for Mackinac Island water sports, and endless exploring, Mackinac Island is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. Plus, with no vehicles, you’ll spend a large amount of time on foot or bicycle navigating around Mackinac Island.
CULTURE ON MACKINAC ISLAND
Mackinac Island might be the most diverse place in Northern Michigan. Here you’ll find both workers as well as guests from all corners of the world. Experience new ideas, new connections, and new people when you work on Mackinac Island.
MACKINAC ISLAND’S WELL-KNOWN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
The hospitality industry is alive and well on Mackinac Island. Known for first class places to stay and unmatched experiences, Mackinac Island will be a highlight on your resume for years to come.
NATURAL BEAUTY & HISTORY OF MACKINAC ISLAND
Experience a season at one of the most talked about, written about, and magical places in the Midwest. Mackinac Island has natural features such as Arch Rock, Sugar Loaf, and lookouts on high bluffs with views as far as the eye can see. Mackinac Island is a historically significant landmark as a sacred place for Indigenous Peoples, home to a Revolutionary War-era fort, and the former center of the fur trade. Working here is as unique as Mackinac Island itself.
SUMMER ACTIVITIES & NEW EXPERIENCES ON MACKINAC ISLAND
Yes, you’ll work hard when you’re on Mackinac Island but it’s also a time for new experiences and meeting new people. Try out adult league softball, volleyball, or competitive soccer. There are also concerts in the park every week, live music and singalongs at local eateries, trivia and art classes throughout the summer.
LIFELONG MEMORIES ON MACKINAC ISLAND
Make it a summer you’ll never forget. The experiences you’ll have on Mackinac island are ones you’ll treasure forever!