Description of the Host Property:
The Westin St. Louis is located in the lively heart of St. Louis, MO. This modern Marriott hotel features up-to-date facilities, located within historic Cupples Station, for the perfect blend of elegance and charm. Original wood beams and exposed white-washed brick reflect the history of the hotel, while the wood floors in the Promenade Foyer and modern lighting make the space feel like anything but a hotel ballroom.
Description of the Training:
Gain invaluable skills and knowledge in the Food and Beverage department of a world-leading luxury hotel/resort through a J-1 hospitality internship or traineeship program at The Westin Hotels & Resorts. During your program, you will receive training and mentorship from industry leaders in the F&B field as you rotate through different outlets on the property. This rotational program is designed to give you exposure to the international hospitality industry and give you the experience to excel in your career when you return to your home country.
ITN & ODYSSEY All-Inclusive Program:
Unlike most J-1 Program providers, a regional ITN representative will guide you through a streamlined registration process, thanks to ITN and ODYSSEY’s all-inclusive approach. ITN and ODYSSEY will be on hand to provide you with the very best personalized service from the time that you arrive in the United States until your departure from the United States upon completion of your program.
Description of the Location:
Travelers looking for cosmopolitan fun, excitement and adventure will discover a great fit in St. Louis. Located in the midwestern USA, St. Louis is sophisticated yet affordable with a variety of attractions, exhibits and cuisine, all wrapped in a friendly, diverse atmosphere. Some classic stops and new favorites to hit on include The National Blues Museum, Route 66, and Gateway Arch.
Accommodation is not provided, ITN and our housing partner will assist the successful candidates to find accommodation.
• Conversational English required.
• Must be a current student of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution.
• Or recent graduate (less than 12 months ago) of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution.
• Or a graduate of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution (more than 12 months ago,) with 12 months of verifiable related work experience.
• Or must have 5 years of verifiable related work experience.
Langue requise: Anglais.
The International Trainee Network (ITN) is a cultural exchange organization based in Los Angeles, California with almost 20 years of experience working with the J-1 Visa Exchange Program.
ITN is currently the largest provider of J-1 luxury hospitality programs in the United States thanks to our network of 6 international ITN offices, 40 international partner universities and over 200 partner hotels.
Our mission is to provide culturally immersive experiences and world-class hospitality training to students and young professionals from around the world. Enrolling in an international exchange program is the beginning of a journey that can impact your life both professionally and personally.