Program Summary

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR PROGRAMS STARTING IN 2021!


J.W. Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District is a brand new property by J.W. Marriott. Set to be Savannah's most luxurious hotel. JW Marriott Savannah offers a work experience unlike any other — where pursuing your passion is not only welcomed, it’s actively encouraged.
 
Plant Riverside District will transform Savannah’s historic riverfront into a vibrant new entertainment destination inviting guests and visitors to experience incredible dining, live music and concerts, high-end shopping and inspired hotel stays. The JW Marriott Savannah will offer 419 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites for couples, families, business guests and groups looking for inspiration, and discerning travellers with an appetite for something different.
 
 
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The Savannah Plant Riverside Hospitality Training Program provides university students and young professionals with the opportunity to train in the United States for a period of up to 12-months. The program provides on-the-job exposure within the following hospitality roles:
 
  • Food and Beverage
  • Rooms Division 
  • Management in Training - Food & Beverage
  • Management in Training - Rooms Division
 
 
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Food and Beverage program participants will have the opportunity to experience a multitude of rotations including Fine Dining, A la carte, Casual Dining, Events and Banqueting, Room Services and Concierge Floor Services. Food and beverage interns will earn $2.13 - $7.25 USD per hour for tipped positions and between $7.25 - $10.00 for hourly positions depending on rotation and will be provided with at least 32 hours of work per week.
 
Rooms Division program participants will have the opportunity to experience rotations in Front Desk, Lobby Concierge, Guest Services i.e. Bell Services, PBX operations, Night Auditing, and Supervisory Housekeeping. Rooms Division interns will earn $8.00 - $12.00 USD per hour depending on rotation and will be provided with at least 32 hours of work per week.
 
M.I.T Food and Beverage program participants will have the opportunity to experience a multitude of genres including Fine Dining Supervision, A la carte, Casual Dining Supervision, Events and Banqueting Supervision, Room Services Supervision, Concierge Floor Services Supervision, Scheduling and Inventory. Food and beverage interns will earn $15.00 USD per hour and will be provided with at least 32 hours of work per week.
 
M.I.T Rooms Division program participants will have the opportunity to experience rotations in Front Desk/Guest Services Supervision, Housekeeping Supervision, Scheduling and Inventory. Rooms Division interns will earn $15.00 USD per hour and will be provided with at least 32 hours of work per week.
 
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.
 
The JW Savannah Plant Riverside District is not only Savannah’s most luxurious hotel but a vibrant entertainment destination and inspiring experience. From incredible dining to high-end shopping and live music, we create elegantly curated experiences, stripping away the unnecessary to reveal the exceptional.
 
Once an iconic power plant in Georgia, the Plant Riverside District now represents the beauty of progress. Whether seeking a romantic getaway or a work hard/play hard business trip, we provide a setting suited to your needs with timeless sophistication blended with eye-catching details.
 
Choose from three unique buildings for a customized atmosphere to match your style: bold and contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic, romantic and elegant styling in the Three Muses, and historic chic architecture in the Power Plant. Complete your experience with numerous dining options, rooftop bars, a concert venue, art gallery, riverfront park and even natural science exhibits to spark your imagination.
 
 
 
 
 
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 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 JW Marriott HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change
Participants on the J.W. Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District 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.
 
ADDITIONAL FEES FOR 2021
  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • Return flight to the United States = Varies
POST ARRIVAL FEES
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended
 
Please note, all fees are subject to change.

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