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Experience North Carolina with a Paid Culinary J-1 Program
About the job
Description of the Host Property:
Immerse yourself in the sophisticated, European-inspired design of new AC Hotel by Marriott Charlotte SouthPark. Located in scenic Charlotte, North Carolina, you can maintain your workout routine at our 24-hour fitness center or unwind at Cordial, our rooftop bar. Purposefully created to allow busy travelers to relax, focus & connect with others, our new hotel in the SouthPark area of Charlotte, North Carolina is six miles from Charlotte’s city center and 11 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Description of the Training:
Step into the kitchen of a world-leading luxury hotel/resort and learn from the best chefs in the American hospitality industry at the AC Hotels by Marriott Charlotte SouthPark. Through the J-1 hospitality internship or traineeship program, you will rotate to different stations, acquiring the skills and techniques necessary to take the culinary world by storm.
This rotational program is designed to give you exposure to the international hospitality industry and give you the experience needed to excel in your career when you return to your home country.
ITN & Odyssey's All-Inclusive Program:
Unlike most J-1 Program providers, a regional ITN representative will guide you through a streamlined registration process, thanks to ITN and ODYSSEY’s all-inclusive approach. ITN and ODYSSEY will be on hand to provide you with the very best personalized service from the time that you arrive in the United States until your departure from the United States upon completion of your program.
Description of the Location:
A charming yet sprawling Southern city, Charlotte is a pleasant urban area nestled in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, within a few hours’ drive of both the Appalachian Mountains and North Carolina’s white sand beaches. Shop-till-you-drop types will love SouthPark mall, the city’s upscale destination with more than 150 retailers and restaurants. An amusement park on the city’s outskirts, Carowinds, boasts a water park as well as attractions like Fury 325, North America’s longest steel roller coaster.
Accommodation is not provided, ITN and our housing partner will assist the successful candidate to find accommodation.
• Must be a current student of a Hospitality or Culinary post-secondary academic institution.
• Or recent graduate (less than 12 months ago) of a Hospitality or Culinary post-secondary academic institution.
• Or a graduate of a Hospitality or Culinary post-secondary academic institution (more than 12 months ago,) with 12 months of verifiable related work experience.
• Or must have 5 years of verifiable related work experience.
Language required: English.
The International Trainee Network (ITN) is a cultural exchange organization based in Los Angeles, California with almost 20 years of experience working with the J-1 Visa Exchange Program.
ITN is currently the largest provider of J-1 luxury hospitality programs in the United States thanks to our network of 6 international ITN offices, 40 international partner universities and over 200 partner hotels.
Our mission is to provide culturally immersive experiences and world-class hospitality training to students and young professionals from around the world. Enrolling in an international exchange program is the beginning of a journey that can impact your life both professionally and personally.