Program Summary

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE, ROOMS DIVISION AND CULINARY ARTS PROGRAMS WITH OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA, WITH START DATES IN JULY AND SEPTEMBER 2018! 


Old Edward's Inn and Spa sits atop the scenic southwest plateau of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, offering abundant opportunities for relaxation, recreation and adventure. The European style resort cascades along several blocks filled with amenities, music, dining venues and individually appointed guestrooms, suites and cottages.
 
Old Edwards has very high standards of service and hospitality. The company carefully selects team members who understand how to cater to every need of a luxury hotel guest, delivering an authentic service where guests come to "let their hair down" and relax.

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The Old Edwards Inn J-1 Intern and 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. This program provides access to an AAA Four Diamond property, providing a unique insight into business practices that make Old Edwards Inn & Spa the number 2 resort in the USA. The program provides on-the-job exposure within the following hospitality roles:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Rooms Division 
  • Culinary Arts

Program participants will earn at least $10.00 USD per hour (tips included for Food and Beverage) and will be provided with at least 32 hours work per week.

Fully-furnished housing is provided by Old Edwards Inn and Spa, and will cost $150.00 USD per week (automatic payroll deduction). Participants will be required to share a room with one other person on the program, and housing is located a short walking distance from your work location. 

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Participants on the Old Edwards Inn training and internship program will be able to experience a range of unique cultural exchange activities. As part of your program, the Old Edwards Team will schedule several employee outings, from trips to nearby Atlanta for baseball games to Six Flags theme parks, the Old Edwards Team want to ensure you experience the American culture through a mixture of activites that enhance your international experience.

The culture of the company creates and energetic and creative "family" who values the contributions of each of their team members.  Not only will you gain valuable training and experience in the luxury hospitality at Old Edwards, but you will find your intern or training program rewarding, satisfying and fun.

The success of Old Edwards Inn depends on creating "Raving Fans" and lasting memories by providing flawless service to guests that continually exceeds their expectations. Old Edwards Inn knows that this begins with their team members.  If you feel that you have what it takes to create memorable experiences by providing warm, efficient and unparalleled service AND want an amazing internship/training experience - apply now!

See for yourself! Check out what an Old Edwards Inn and Spa Internship can offer you:
 

 

In addition to the training experience you will undergo with Old Edwards Inn, participants are able to increase their knowledge of and exposure to American culture, traditions and society. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to Atlanta, Georgia you will experience cultural exchange and an intern/training program that will enhance your hospitality career and make you a stand-out candidate upon return to your home country.

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 Old Edwards Inn and Spa Program for 2018/2019 are now open!
  • Applicants are required to be available for either a 6 or 12-month program in order to be considered. We currently have positions commencing from July or September 2018. 

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 Old Edwards Inn and Spa Team via Skype.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change

 

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Participants on the Old Edwards Inn and Spa Internship Program will be required to submit the following fees:

PROGRAM FEE

6-Month Program = £1,800.00 GBP 6-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, Pre-arrival Support and Pre-arranged Job.

12-Month Program = £2,250.00 GBP 12-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, Pre-arrival Support and Pre-arranged Job.

Culinary Programs = Fully Sponsored - 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 = $150.00 USD per week (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.

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