Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four seasons resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and only a short drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  We encourage you to check out our website and check out our location on Google maps!  The resort is a premiere destination for weddings and other meeting and banquets so there are a lot of events happening on site during the summer months!  All employees enjoy competitive wages, a fun work environment, seasonal recreational benefits, and resort discounts.  Students can expect a full time 40 hour work week; there are no second jobs available.   

Reasons to join us this summer:

·          Low cost housing provided!

·          Receive a 50% discount on meals and access to all resort amenities!

·          Employer provides bicycle for a $50 refundable deposit!

·          Transportation to and from town for shopping and cultural activities!


About Thompsonville:

Thompsonville is located in Benzie County in northwest Michigan. It is a small, quaint resort community situated about 28 miles outside of Traverse City and beautiful Traverse Bay. Thompsonville is most known for Crystal Mountain Resort, which attracts vacationers from all around the world. Thompsonville is only a short drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as well other outdoor attractions such as canoeing, kayaking, fishing, tubing, and paddle boarding. Enjoy all that Northern Michigan has to offer from Thompsonville!

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Weather in Thompsonville:

Summers are typically warm to hot and often humid with a July average high of 77 °F (25 °C). For more information about the weather, please visit:


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How to Get There

Students MUST notify the employer of travel plans at least one week prior to departure. Crystal Mountain Resort will pick up students only in the following Michigan cities: Traverse City, Cadillac, and Manistee. If students wish to be picked up by the employer at one of these cities, they must arrive between 6am-10pm.  For more detailed information, please read the student job profile.  

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