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Sheraton & W Hotel - New Orleans - NEW for 2018!

New for 2018 this exciting program in the heart of bustling New Orleans will give Hospitality students and professionals the chance to develop their skills in Rooms Division whilst experiencing the dynamic cultural aspects that New Orleans has to offer. 

Programs will be 12 months with a start date from January 2018

The Sheraton - New Orleans

The Sheraton is a relaxing getaway on one of the most celebrated parade routes in the world. From the French Quarter and Bourbon Street to the Riverwalk and Warehouse District, your work location is fewer than two blocks from everything you want to see.

The W Hotel - French Quarter 

Find a compelling blend of history and modernity at W New Orleans French Quarter. Situated in the heart of downtown, in the French Quarter, this luxury hotel embraces the illustrious past of New Orleans while offering a forward-thinking hotel experience.

In Rooms Division program you will get to work in a hotel that provides spacious, stylish hotel rooms and suites and enjoy the proximity to the French Quarter's array of notable attractions. Wander down historic cobblestone streets, linger over live jazz music, sip on a cool drink on Bourbon Street or sample inventive Louisiana cuisine in the area's many nearby restaurants. 

 

Eligibility Requirements for J-1 Interns

In order to qualify for this particular designation of the J-1 visa you must be:

  • Must be a foreign national who is currently enrolled full-time and pursuing studies in Tourism, Hospitality or Events at a degree or certificate granting post-secondary academic institution outside the United States

or

  • Graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months prior to your exchange visitor program start date
  • All participants must possess sufficient proficiency in English to participate on the program

Eligibility Requirements for J-1 Trainees

In order to qualify for this particular designation of the J-1 visa you must be:

  • A foreign national who has either a relevant degree or professional certificate from a foreign post-secondary academic institution and at least one year of prior related work experience in Hospitality, Tourism or Events This experience must have been acquired outside of the United States

or

  • Five years of work experience in the Hospitality field acquired outside the United States
  • All participants must possess sufficient proficiency in English to participate on the program

Participants on the Sheraton & W Hotel Internship and Training Program will be required to submit the following fees:

Program Fee:

  • 12 Month Full Placement Program Fee - inclusive of visa sponsorship, medical insurance and support = £2,250.00 GBP

Additional Fees:

  • Criminal Background Check Fee = £85.00 GBP
  • U.S. Embassy Appointment Fee = $160.00 USD
  • U.S. SEVIS Fee = $190.00 USD
  • Courier delivery of passport = Free to £30.00 GBP
  • Return flight to the United States = Varies

Post-Arrival Fees:

  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 USD to $750.00 USD

Please note all fees are subject to change and may change without notice

Programs will be 12 months with a start date from January 2018‚Äč

12 Month - Room Division Program

Process all guest check-ins by confirming reservations, assigning room, and issuing and activating room key. Process all payment types such as room charges, cash, checks, debit, or credit. Process all check-outs including resolving any late and disputed charges. Answer, record, and process all guest calls, messages, requests, questions, or concerns. Coordinate with Housekeeping to track readiness of rooms for check-in. Communicate parking procedures to guests/visitors and dispatch bell staff or valet staff as needed. Supply guests with directions and information regarding property and local areas of interest. Run daily reports (number of arrivals, departures), identify any special requests, and check reports for accuracy. Complete designated cashier and closing reports in the computer system. Cash guests' personal checks and traveler's checks. Count bank at the beginning and end of shift. Balance and drop receipts according to Accounting specifications. 

 

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