Dream Job Alert: Airline Will Pay You And Your Best Friend To Live In Iceland And Travel The World

Iceland northern lights appear over Mount Kirkjufell in Iceland.


Are you looking to avoid working as a person who drains the clogged pipes at a sewage treatment plant for your summer job? Well, do we have a dream summer job for you. What do you think about getting paid to live in beautiful Iceland and then travel the world as part of your job? Wait. There’s more. You’ll get to travel the world with your best friend. Sounds too good to be true? It’s not.

WOW Air is offering the dream job to two friends to move to scenic Reykjavik for the summer and travel the world for free. WOW Airline’s “Best Summer Job Ever” is now accepting applications for a three-month paid summer job. But don’t get too cozy in breathtaking Iceland with the picturesque Blue Lagoon, incredible icebergs, amazing northern lights, and tours of where Game of Thrones films in the eye-pleasing country. Part of the job means traveling to some of WOW Air’s 38 destinations. Tough gig.

WOW Air will fly you and your friend around Europe to create a “complete digital Travel Guide.” The airline is looking for a “fun pair of individuals who are able to think big.” From June 1st to August 15th, the contest winners will each receive a monthly salary of $4,000 and share an all-expenses apartment in downtown Reykjavik. Transportation to and from Iceland, living expenses, and travel tours are all included. Jet-setting trips will last between two and four days.

During your work, you’ll document your trips with social media-friendly videos as well as writing posts and travel tips for all of the destinations you and your friend visit. To qualify for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, you must be at least 18-years-old and have a Facebook account. To register for the “Best Summer Job Ever” you will need to create and upload a 2-minute sample video of a travel guide about your hometown. WOW Air is accepting applications now through May 14th on their website.

WOW Air is currently offering $69 (nice) flights from the U.S. to Europe. If traveling the world isn’t your thing, stay here in the great United States of America and get a summer job with Harley-Davidson where they give you a free motorcycle.


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