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Go Places with a Career in Tourism

A career in tourism can really take you places. More places than you might think. Whether you’re a foodie or a finance type, an entertainer or an engineer, South Australia’s tourism industry is full of real opportunities to discover, with a real impact to be made.

Discover a week in the life of a career in tourism

Meet Jacinta, Harry, and Millie, three young South Aussies who took on the chance to have a work experience do-over and discover what a week in the life of a career in tourism might look like. 

Follow them throughout their work experience week as they discover the various careers and pathways available, what they learnt from a few of the top South Australian tourism operators and all the fun they had along the way!

Discover how you can have a career in tourism in South Australia with the careers in tourism guide.

Check out SA's diverse tourism operators

Meet a few of South Australia’s top tourism operators and discover more about the important work they do for the community, by contributing to visitor expenditure for the state and increasing infrastructure development throughout South Australia’s regions. 
Learn more about their diverse and entrepreneurial businesses and discover what roles and opportunities they have available.  



To find a tourism qualification suitable for you, visit:

Flinders University

University of South Australia


Torrens University Australia

International College of Hotel Management


Discover Student Pathways into a career in tourism here.

New to the tourism industry?

Young Tourism Professionals, powered by Young Australian Tourism Export Council and Tourism Industry Council of SA, is a network of new, emerging and established tourism professionals between 18 to 35 years of age. This network supports career establishment and offers opportunities for professional development and education through a calendar of workshops, tours, and networking events.

Want to keep up to date on their calendar of events? Join the Young Tourism Professionals community.