Program Summary


Recognized among area resorts–on the island and beyond, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island  is a premium property with a diverse guest profile;  individuals, families, businesses and most notably weddings and events. The opportunities are endless with over 23,000 square feet of event space, 11 beautifully landscaped acres, and two ocean view spaces making the resort the perfect backdrop for any event.
The Sonesta Group is a global collection of diverse and distinctive portfolio  that spans 8 countries and covers a full range of services, from independence to full-service indulgence. 
In 2020 Hilton Head Island was once again voted Number 1 in the United States at the 33rd Annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. There’s something marvelously different about the relaxed, warm and welcoming vibe found on Hilton Head Island. Located only 45 minutes from Savannah, Georgia in an area surrounded by outdoor recreation, shopping and fine dining.
It is easy to see why participants on the Program will  gain fantastic training for their future Hospitality careers;  a property that is part of a global group, while also having the chance to enjoy the culture of such a wonderful location.
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On this program, we are hiring candidates to take part in a hospitality program which encompasses rotations in both Rooms Division and Food and Beverage.


On the Rooms Division portion of your program you would follow a training program in some of the following rotations;

  • Front Desk
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Guest Services

On the Food and Beverage portion of your program, you may follow some of the following rotations;

  • Outdoor Bar and Grill
  • Indoor Restaurants 

The Sonesta takes pride in its dining options. There are four different restaurants in the resort where Interns can train and learn how the full operation works.

  • Heyward’s Restauranserves breakfast and dinner infused with Lowcountry flavor. They offer everything from flatbread sandwiches, burgers, soups and salads, to filet mignon, lamb chops, seafood and pasta. The raw oyster bar and the seafood platter are great ways to taste the island flair. Broiled lobster, grilled tuna and sautéed flounder meniere are a few of the savory seafood dishes offered in the evening.
  • Seacrest Terrace and Patio offers indoor and outdoor seating near the lobby.
  • IMG_6971Bayley’s Bar and Terrace  transforms from a morning coffee stop to an elegant bar to sip evening cocktails.
  • Sweet Cane Bar and Grill is a seasonal poolside bar, where guests can grab refreshments while they are out soaking in the sun. It offers casual dining, happy hour promotions and weekly entertainment.


The pay rate for this program is $12-13 USD per hour and you will be scheduled to work a minimum of 32 hours per week.

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 the Sonesta Hilton Head. 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.
"Enjoy the charm and warmth of one of the finest hotels in Hilton Head Island. Nestled along the coast with stunning views and lush landscapes our award-winning Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is a premier destination for getaways, gatherings or business."
"Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island understands the fine art of balancing work and play. Discover the unique amenities at our AAA Four-Diamond resort to make the most of your stay with us, including our zero-entry lagoon swimming pool, our full-service Arum Spa, easy access to tennis, golf, beach and bicycle rentals and much more."

Housing for this program is provided by the Sonesta Hilton Head, you will be housed as well as sharing a room with fellow program participants in a fully furnished house or apartment complex.

Shuttle to and from work is provided.


Housing is payroll deducted at a rate of $130.00 USD per week inclusive of all utilities*.


*subject to change 


  • 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 Sonesta HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change