Your Summer on Mackinac Island could look like this!

If being a part of an amazing summer adventure sounds intriguing, consider working on Mackinac Island. Mackinac Island is a unique place located between Michigan’s rugged upper and lower peninsulas where Lake Huron and Lake Michigan meet. There are no motor vehicles on Mackinac Island, which is accessible only by ferry, plane, and private watercraft. Season runs from May through October.

Reasons You’ll Love Working On Mackinac Island

One-of-a-kind Adventures

If you’re looking to fill your feed with enviable content, make new friends from across the country and globe, and earn money in the process, we have a job for you. Hiring has begun for Guest Services, Food & Beverage, and Retail positions. Apply today to begin your next adventure on Mackinac Island.

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Leave Your Car Behind

No motor vehicles mean no rush hour, no commute, and little pollution. Leave a significant portion of your carbon footprint on the mainland. Walk or ride your bike to get around or hop on a horse-drawn carriage. Freed from the confines of a car, you’ll discover a newfound appreciation for the natural beauty that surrounds you – from beautiful lake views and lush greenery of Mackinac Island State Park.

Earn & Explore

Living on Mackinac Island, community is at the heart of everything we do. Experience the unique sense of belonging that sets our island apart. After a day’s work, escape to secluded trails within minutes. Pedal a mile out of town on your bike, and you’ll find yourself with a pristine beach all to yourself. Mackinac Island is 80% state park, and it is here for all of us to share.

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Make Friendships that Last a Lifetime

People from all walks of life come together and form friendships that last a lifetime. We are looking for people of all ages and backgrounds who want to work on Mackinac Island! Our crews are a fun yet hardworking group to be part of. You’ll meet new people you would have never met by working one of our Mackinac Island jobs!

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Work at the historic Island House Hotel

Make Your Mark

Although there are many hotels to work for on Mackinac Island, one hotel stands out above the rest when it comes to charm.  Island House Hotel is an honored state landmark and a family-operated estate with gorgeous waterfront views you will get to experience every day. As one of the last hotels on the island that remains family operated, you will experience the real historic charm of working on Mackinac Island! We are looking for hard workers of all ages to work from early May to the end of October. If working on Mackinac is something you are highly interested in, fill out the job application below, and start making your dreams a reality. We can’t wait to see you next season!

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Work in the Lively Restaurant Industry

Join Our Team

If you want to add something remarkable to your resume, a season on Mackinac Island is just what you need to stand out! The Mackinac Island hospitality industry is known worldwide for its upscale service and customer experience. If elevating your resume and gaining first-class hospitality experience piques your interest, working on Mackinac is the job for you!

Island House Hotel Staff Members

Gain Valuable Experience

Work on Mackinac Island

The Mackinac Island work season starts at the beginning of May and ends in late October. This will allow you to enjoy life on the island during prime weather months while still allowing you to follow other dreams the rest of the year.  If you work hard and play hard, this is the place for you!