Program Summary

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM ARE CLOSED FOR 2018. WE ANTICIPATE THAT APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN LATE 2018 FOR START DATES IN 2019. 


There are few places more special than the Cullasaja Country Club. The intimate golf and family Club community nestled at 4200 feet in to North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, offers members ‘Simply the Perfect Life’. Featuring less than 300 beautiful homes, the community boasts a stunning mountain Clubhouse, a premier golf course, gourmet dining and a full roster of Club activities including tennis, swimming, boating, croquet and a world class fitness & wellness facility.  We invite you to join the Cullasaja Family.
 
The Yummy Jobs Team recruit for Food & Beverage and Culinary Internships at the Cullasaja Country Club, on a 7-month basis.

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE INTERNSHIP

The Food and Beverage Internship provides training in food and beverage service in fine dining, casual dining, seasonal dining and banquet service. Participants will gain knowledge of member service and hospitality management as these skills relate to the private club industry.

Service internship provides a first-hand à la carte experience in many different forms of service. The individual will gain full experience with casual, formal, catered events both served and buffet.  The Club is casual to formal in a relaxed and family environment.  Candidates must be strong communicators and enjoy diverse responsibilities. Participants should be enthusiastic about learning and increasing their skill in various food and beverage positions, as the summer progresses.  This internship can set the foundation to return as the Intern Supervisor the following season.

CULINARY ARTS INTERNSHIP

Culinary Arts interns learn to prepare food for fine dining, banquets, casual dining and seasonal dining outlets, and they also receive an introduction to pastry.

At the conclusion of the training program, the participant, together with the supervising manager, reviews and evaluates the internship experience and its applicability to the participants future career goals. The participant has the opportunity to identify and reflect on the specific training objectives accomplished over the course of the program and their effect on his or her individual career objectives and career opportunities. The participant takes part in the Club performance review process, which includes meeting with the supervising manager to discuss performance during the training period and to identify future areas to focus on for professional development.

Cullasaja Club promises to provide its membership and their guests with the highest level of hospitality.  They expect team members to consistently go above and beyond all service expectations.  Their goal is to create the perfect tailored experience for each person that enjoys their Club.    

Cullasaja offers an exciting, fun and rewarding atmosphere for its team members each season.  Their training program offers valuable guidance and experience in every aspect of Club service.  You will learn skills from successful professionals in the industry that will help you throughout your career.  

 

Cullasaja want to recruit the best each year to build a team of service focused individuals interested in creating memorable experiences for their membership.  If you are interested in developing your skills in the service industry, learning from the top people in the industry and having a wonderful time in the beautiful mountains please apply now! 

Participants on the Cullasaja Club training and internship program will be able to experience unique cultural exchange activities.  As part of your program the Cullsaja Club Team will schedule many employee outings during your program.  From trips to nearby Atlanta for baseball games to Six Flags theme parks, the Cullasaja Team ensure you experience the American culture through a mixture of activites that enhance your international experience.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 INTERN, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 6 or 12-month contract.
  • Be currently enrolled in full-time education at a University outside of the United States.
  • Studying towards an undergraduate degree in a Tourism, Hospitality, Events or Culinary related subject OR have graduated from these studies no more than 12 months prior to your program start date.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 TRAINEE, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 6 or 12-month contract.
  • Be a graduate from an undergraduate degree in a Tourism, Hospitality, Events or Culinary related subject PLUS at least one year of related work experience in this industry. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 
  • If you have not studied at University level, you must have at least five-years work experience in the tourism/hospitality industry to qualify. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 

APPLICATION DATES

  • Applications for the Cullasaja Country Club Program for 2018 are now closed. We anticipate that applications will open towards the end of 2018 for program dates in 2019.
  • Applicants are required to be available for a 7-month program in order to be considered.

INTERVIEWING PROCESS

  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via Skype with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team.
  • If successful, applicants will be required to attend a final interview with the Cullasaja Country Club Team via Skype.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change
 
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Participants on the Cullasaja Country Club Internship Program will be required to submit the following fees:

PROGRAM FEE

£2,250.00 GBP - 7-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, Pre-arrival Support and Pre-arranged Job.

ADDITIONAL FEES FOR 2018

  • 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 = £300 to £600 GBP (approximately)

POST ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly accommodation costs = Varies (automatic payroll deduction)
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended

 

Please note, all fees are subject to change and may change without notice. Prices stated above are correct for 2018 arrivals.