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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Paid Culinary J-1 Internship in Luxury Hotel in Nashville
About the job
Description of the Host Property:
Situated in the heart of Nashville, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center welcomes guests to a stunning, one-of-a-kind resort experience. From SoundWaves, the city’s premier aquatic attraction, to an exciting lineup of family-friendly activities and entertainment, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy. The resort is located near Nashville Intl Airport, downtown, and attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium for guests wishing to explore Music City.
Description of the Training:
Experience the Culinary Department in a luxury resort environment through a J-1 Internship at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. During the internship, you will experience most areas of the culinary department through rotations in the different roles in the kitchen. The program is designed to give you the experience needed to excel in the hospitality industry when you return home.
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:
Now more than ever, Nashville is on the radar. Named one of the “Best Places to Travel” by Travel + Leisure, one of the “Top Places to Go” by The New York Times and one of the “Destinations You Don’t Want to Miss Out On” by Conde Nast Traveler, Nashville offers everything from an electrifying multigenre music scene, award-winning cuisine, historic homes, world-class art, a myriad of attractions, unique shopping, college and professional sports, and more.
Number of positions: 10
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.