OSV Academy

Jobs in the OUTDOOR sports industry

Make your passion your profession with the OSV Academy training courses - IUT d'Annecy: OSV Academy, gas pedal of the outdoor industry, propels your career and develops your talents to succeed in the outdoor sports industry. Make outdoor your profession!

You are a student, with 2 years of university studies (120 ECTS) or in professional reconversion and you are passionate about outdoor sports?

With the OSV Academy, you have access to qualified university courses developed by industry professionals.


Students are immersed in professional environments and are in constant contact with companies and outdoor experts. Designers, salespeople, marketing specialists, companies prepare and recruit their future talents.

12 months to develop your vision, enhance your skills and become operational to successfully enter the outdoor industry:

- A 6-month international program, taught by professionals and experts in the outdoor sports industry to learn the dynamics of the competitive & international sports market.

- A 4 to 6 month internship to immerse yourself and assimilate the diversity and reality of the sports industry.

- All courses in English to ensure your fluency in this multicultural industry

- A network of professionals and experts at your disposal.

About: OSV Academy was founded in 2009, born from the desire of companies in the outdoor industry and Outdoor Sports Valley (OSV) The aim of the program was to create training programs that would contribute to the development of a promising industry. Based in Annecy, the cradle of the outdoor industry, these courses have been developed for and by companies in the sector. The courses are built with the University of Savoie Mont Blanc and EM Lyon.

Students benefit from quality teaching support and are immersed in the realities of the industry through the interventions of experienced professionals who share their know-how, case studies and contacts with the field. Companies are involved through tutored projects and internships that they offer with a view to recruiting their future talents.

OSV Academy is a place where outdoor experts and enthusiasts come together to explore, share, ask questions and drive the evolution of tomorrow's outdoor sport. Specialized training, global impact, a unique community of students, alumni, faculty and partners.

Among the brands that support this program: Arva Nic-Impex, Millet, Odlo, Patagonia, Petzl, Salomon, Tecnica, The North Face, TSL Outdoor, Vuarnet, Muz Agency, SWiTCH, ...

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