Description of the Host Property:
Surrounded by the canyons of the Tortolita Mountains in Tucson, AZ, The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain offers a spirit of adventure and the feeling of true relaxation. The secluded setting creates a quiet retreat where resort guests indulge in a wide array of experiences: 27 championship holes at the Golf Club of Dove Mountain; holistic, gemstone-inspired therapies at a luxury spa; 26 miles of hiking trails and a sprawling swimming pool complex.
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 Ritz-Carlton. 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:
Located in the beautiful Sonoran desert just 90 minutes south of Phoenix and 30 minutes north of Tucson, Marana is surrounded by scenic mountains, farmland, and open space. With a history of farming and ranching, today Marana is known for its beautiful desert setting, amazing climate, and unparalleled recreational opportunities. The mild weather allows for year-round outdoor activities from hiking, cycling, and golf, to relaxing poolside. We host several big events throughout the year, including the local Cotton Festival in October.
• 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.
Lingua richiesta: Inglese.
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.