Program Summary

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR OUR HOSPITALITY INTERNSHIPS WITH GAYLORD OPRYLAND


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 doorstep!
 
 
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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 $12.00 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 skill set that will compliment your professional career and enhance your future career prospects.
 
Taking  part on the 6 or 12 Month  Food and Beverage Internship, participants will have the opportunity to experience the running of a variety of outlets within this unique operation and be paid an hourly wage of approx $11.00 USD per hour (TBD). 
 
 
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!
 

 

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Gaylord Opryland is home to 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, YOU MUST:
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 6 or 12-month contract.
​YOU MUST ALSO MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  • Be currently enrolled in full-time education at a University outside of the United States.
  • Studying towards an undergraduate degree in Hospitality, Leisure or Tourism OR have graduated from these studies no more than 12 months prior to your program start date.
  • Be a graduate from an undergraduate degree in Hospitality, Leisure or Tourism 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 full-time work experience in the industry to qualify. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 
Applications are open!
 
INTERVIEW PROCESS
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via video call 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 Gaylord Opryland HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change
Participants on the Gaylord Opryland Internship and Training Program will be required to submit the following fees (after acceptance of an offer):
 
PROGRAM FEE
 
£2,850.00 GBP - 12-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, U.S SEVIS Fee, Pre-arrival Support and Pre-arranged Job.
 
£2,250.00 GBP - 6-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 2021
  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • Return flight to the United States = Varies 
​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.

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