Program Summary

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A ROOMS DIVISION INTERNSHIP WITH GAYLORD OPRYLAND, WITH START DATES THROUGHOUT 2018! 


New for 2018! This unique and exciting program allows students and professionals the opportunity to train with the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Centerthe largest, non-gaming hotel in the United States! During this hospitality placement you will rotate around the resort's front-desk and concierge departments, allowing you to maximize your exposure to daily hotel operations. A Marriott owned and operated hotel, this program will provide you with a great opportunity to kick-start your hotel career with a global brand!
 
Not only that, being based just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, means that you have everything this vibrant city, famous for its country music, has to offer on your doorstop!

Let Yummy Jobs take you on an amazing adventure to Nashville... #MYYUMMYSTORY

On this exciting intern and training program, you will spend 12-months working at the Gaylord Opryland Resort as a member of the Rooms Division team. Participants will be paid an hourly wage of $11.00 USD per hour and will be guaranteed a minimum of 32 hours per week, with the potential for overtime - particularly during the peak seasons.

Participants will be provided with a range of learning opportunities throughout the year, gaining exposure to a range of front-desk and concierge operations. Guest check-in and room assignments, operating a telephone switchboard system, running and checking daily reports, processing all guest requests and concerns, and providing excellent guest service at all times will become part of the everyday responsibilities in this role. Most importantly, you will learn how to complete these to the high standards that you would expect from a leading Marriott resort, gaining a skillset that will compliment your professional career and enhance your future career prospects.

 

Company housing is provided for the first 3-weeks of your program, on a pre-paid basis, based at the Inn at Opryland. The Inn at Opryland is directly across from the resort, meaning all work locations are within a short walking distance. Prior to your arrival in the U.S we will be able to take requests for your preference on the housing set-up (depending upon availability) from the following options:

  • Single (1 person per room) - $60.00 USD per night = $420.00 USD per week
  • Double (2 people per room) - $30.00 USD per night = $210.00 USD per week
  • Triple (3 people per room) - $20.00 USD per night = $140.00 USD per week

After the first 3 weeks, participants will be required to source their own housing for the remainder of the program. This allows students the freedom to enjoy their own space and enjoy everything Nashville has to offer during their time off!

Expect an extraordinary experience at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center; the largest, non-gaming hotel in the United States! Featuring 2,888 stylish guestrooms, 700,000 modern square feet in meeting space, and over 9 acres of gardens and waterways underneath signature glass atriums. The resort features multiple restaurants and shopping opportunities for guests right under their roof. 

Guests can relax and unwidn in the on-site Relâche Spa & Salon, or gather for an outing at Gaylord Springs Golf Links. Opryland's indoor and outdoor pools and 9 acres of lush, indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls will impress all visitors.

Check out everything that the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center has to offer!
 

 

In late 2018, Gaylord Opryland will be introducing SoundWaves - a 4 acre, 3-level luxury indoor/outdoor waterpark with dedicated recreation areas for adults, young children, and families! During this program, you will also get to experience Gaylord Opryland's famous "A Country Christmas" - a festive celebration throughout the Holiday season which features an ice kingdom, exclusive theatre and dinner shows, ice-skating, snow tubing, and over 3 million Christmas lights!

In the local area, guests can also explore popular nearby attractions including the Grand Ole Opry, Opry Mills, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the General Jackson Showboat.

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 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 or Events 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 12-month contract.
  • Be a graduate from an undergraduate degree in a Tourism, Hospitality or Events 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 Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Hospitality Placement for 2018/2019 are now open!
  • Applicants are required to be available for a full 12-month contract in order to be considered.
  • We currently have start dates available throughout 2018.

INTERVIEWING PROCESS

  • Interviews with the Yummy Jobs Team will take place via Skype.
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via Skype with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team in order to be considered.​
  • If successful, candidates will be invited to the final interview stage. This consists of a Skype interview with a member of the Gaylord Opryland HR Team, and a further interview with a Hiring Manager. 
​Please note, all dates are subject to change

 

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Participants on the Gaylord Opryland Internship and Training Program will be required to submit the following fees:

PROGRAM FEE

£2,250.00 GBP - 12-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
  • 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.

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