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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Luxury J-1 Internship Program in Culinary Arts in Seattle
About the job
Description of the Host Property:
Located in the heart of the city since 1924, this Fairmont property is Seattle’s iconic hotel featuring rich character and history, breathtaking architecture, an innovative culinary experience and best-in-class service. Ideally situated just steps from Pike Place Market, museums, attractions and shopping, Fairmont Olympic offers 450 lavishly appointed guestrooms and suites perfect for the modern traveler
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 Fairmont Hotels & Resorts 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 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:
Seattle offers the best of both worlds: a bounty of indoor options, plus easy access to the region's riches of outdoor beauty. After checking out iconic attractions like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, get your dose of arts and culture; explore the Seattle Art Museum, Capitol Hill's Seattle Asian Art Museum, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the UW campus and, for something different, MoPop or the Nordic Museum. Outdoor buffs enjoy Discovery and Magnuson parks, the beaches in West Seattle and north of Ballard, plus alfresco sports ranging from kayaking to paddle boarding.
Number of positions: 6
Accommodation is not provided. ITN and our housing partner will assist the successful candidates 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.