INTERNSHIP

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.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

Once you have qualified, your package will include:

• Internship Agreement.
• Round Trip flight from San Juan to Knoxville, TN.
• Airport pick up service (charge applies).
• 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.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

• 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!

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

CULINARY:

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.

FOOD & BEVERAGE:

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.

FRONT DESK:

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

CROSS TRAINING:

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.

HOW TO APPLY

• 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!