Program Summary

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR OUR FOOD AND BEVERAGE AND ROOMS DIVISION PROGRAMS WITH THE ALISAL GUEST RANCH AND RESORT - START DATES IN MARCH 2019!


New for 2019! Explore a world away with an intern and training opportunity in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country, California, with The Alisal Guest Ranch and ResortAt over 10,000 acres, The Alisal Ranch boasts 50 miles of riding trails, a 100-acre spring-fed lake, two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, a pool, spa, western-themed accommodations, fine dining, and endless ways to unplug and unwind!
 
The Alisal Guest Ranch now invites you to spend 12 months at the resort on a professional training internship. This hospitality placement is perfect for those seeking a little adventure with an exciting and unique location, which dates back to 1810!
 
 
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This Intern and Training Program provides university students and young professionals with the opportunity to train in the United States for a period of 12 months. The program provides on-the-job training exposure in the following hospitality roles:
  • Food and Beverage
  • Rooms Division
Participants will be paid a competitive hourly wage depending upon position and will be guaranteed a minimum of 32 hours per week, with the potential for overtime during peak seasons. 
 
Housing is not provided on this program; participants are responsible for sourcing their own accommodation for the duration of their time in the U.S.
 
Participants will have plenty of opportunities for cultural exchange whilst on this program. From exploring everything the Ranch and nearby town of Solvang has to offer, to sightseeing some of California's most known tourist destinations, the Alisal Ranch is a great base to live and experience U.S life.
 
Participants on this program will be required to obtain a J-1 Intern or Trainee visa through Yummy Jobs and will be able to train for a period of time as outlined by Alisal. Upon completion of the program, participants will have up to 30 days to travel within the United States. Participants must then return to their home country upon completion of the program.
A secluded jewel tucked into California’s famed Santa Ynez Valley, Alisal’s 10,000-acre ranch melds the spirit of the Old West with the seductive charms of today’s most relaxing resorts. Drive 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara and you’ll find Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort’s 50 miles of riding trails, 100-acre spring-fed lake, two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, pool, spa, 73 western-themed rooms, fine dining, and endless ways to unplug and unwind. 
 
Take a look at the "Alisal Experience"
 
 
Just minutes away from Alisal’s premier Guest Ranch are more than 75 renowned vineyards and wineries and the charming Danish village of Solvang. Whether it’s a romantic weekend getaway for two, a family reunion, or a corporate retreat, come discover the magic of Alisal. This is far more than just a dude ranch.
 
With a temperate climate year-round and ever-changing seasonal activities, any time of year is the perfect time to pay a visit to this exciting resort.
 
 
IN THE NEWS! THE ALISAL GUEST RANCH:
 

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 Alisal Guest Resort and Ranch Program for 2019/2020 are open.
  • Applicants are required to be available for a full 12-month contract in order to be considered.
  • We currently have start dates available in March 2019.

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, applicants will be required to attend a final interview with The Alisal Ranch HR Team via Skype.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change
 
 
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Participants on the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort Program will be required to submit the following fees (after acceptance of an offer):

PROGRAM FEE

£2,600.00 GBP - 12-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, U.S SEVIS Fee, Pre-arrival Support and Pre-arranged Job.

ADDITIONAL FEES FOR 2019

  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • Flights to the United States = Varies

POST ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly accommodation costs = Varies (participants are responsible for sourcing their own housing)
  • 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 2019 arrivals.

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