In general, if you are looking to work while going to school, many of the resorts in the area offer employee housing. Employee housing is often subsidized by the resorts, allowing you to live, work, learn, and play in the Vail Valley, affordably.
For Vail and Beaver Creek resorts, search current openings and take a look at employee housing options which include:
For students in the Culinary Arts-Vail Valley program, CMC Edwards has partnered with the Sonnenalp in Vail. This partnership is designed to allow you to work full-time in the culinary industry while still completing your degree in two years. You'll apply directly for positions at the Sonnenalp Hotel. Once employed, you’ll have the same benefits as any other employee which may include housing and ski passes. Learn more about this opportunity.