Internship with Orange Hospitality Group is a turn key solution for students or young professionals who seek hands on experience for school accreditation, or professional advancement.

Our structured program provides for a paid internship with most reputable resorts, hotels and restaurants in the foothills of the most often visited National Park In the country: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Our programs are crafted exclusively for each applicant with a duration of two-twelve months.


Once you have qualified, your package will include:

• Internship Agreement.
• One way flight ticket from San Juan to Knoxville, TN.
• Cash compensation.
• Workers Compensation Insurance.
• Arrival Orientation.
• Housing (free or subsidized).
• Local support during internship.
• Assistance and communication with your school for internship accreditation (if prior to graduation).
• Live and interact with collage students from all over the world, who work in some of our seasonal positions while on Work&Travel program.
• Cultural activities such as river rafting, sightseeing trips, multinational parties and events.


• US Permanent Residency or US Citizenship is required.
• 18 to 30 years of age.
• Fluency in spoken and written English.
• Culinary, Hospitality and Tourism majors of universities, colleges, junior colleges, vocational schools and other related courses.
• Must be eager to transform the ordinary into extraordinary for team members and guests!



Your tasks will depend on your knowledge and experience. Entry Level: preparing food items ready for the chefs: chop vegetables, prepare meats for cooking, preparing other ingredients. Line Level: you will be working with the sous chefs cooking. Chef Level: you will be cooking and direct other kitchen staff of preps and line cooks, assist in generating orders and creating menu.


Your tasks will depend on your knowledge and experience and be one or combination of the following: Serving and bussing: serving food, setting tables, advising guests on menu items, recording transactions, opening and closing restaurant. Hosting: greeting and seating guests. Banquets: setting up, monitoring, closing duties. Bartending: preparing drinks, garnishes for drinks, stock bar, keep bar clean and functional, process all payment types, perform opening and closing duties.


Checking guests in and out, rectifying problems, managing maintenance, and repairs, planning the availability of rooms.


This internship provides for rotations and is available to Hotel Management and Food&Beverage students or professionals. Depending on your experience and educational background, different levels of training plans will be available to you. As a Hotel Management Intern, you may expect to apprentice in hotel positions such as Front Desk, Concierge, Rooms Division, Customer Service. As a Food and Beverage Intern, you will rotate between bar, restaurant, kitchen and banquets positions. Internships combining Hotel and Food&Beverage positions are also available.


• Fill out the APPLICATION FORM, indicate which internship you are interested in, and attach your resume.
• We will contact you back to set up a preliminary interview to discuss your situation and available placements that match your profile.
• Submit required documents.
• Interview with hiring manager for the internship you selected.
• You will receive a draft of internship offer and review and signature.
• Once your internship agreement has been finalized, we will work with you on travel arrangements!