To give you a clearer idea of how these different types of visas work, here is an example from one of our candidates who did a J1 training program. This example will illustrate how we can help you go to the USA to do an internship and if necessary even how we can help you extend your stay there.
Profession: Front Office Manager at Four Seasons
Education: Completed Bachelor’s in Hotel Management at the Universidad Externado de Colombia
Role Model: Mai Kappenberger, CEO of Kurhotel Skodsborg
Future Goal: To become a General Manager of a Luxury Hotel
February 1, 2015
Today is my first day at Universidad Externado de Colombia – I am starting my Bachelor’s in Hotel Management.
September 16, 2015
I got my first internship at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta as a Rooms Division trainee. I stayed there for 12 months and absolutely loved it!
October 3, 2016
After working for 12 months, I was able to return with a new skill set and was looking forward to deepening my knowledge within the hospitality industry.
January 16, 2017
The Repeat J1 Visa gave me the opportunity to go back to the USA for a 12-month Supervisor Traineeship. This time I was working in the Four Seasons Hotel Miami as a Front Office Supervisor. During this time, I made a huge personal as well as professional development and was sure that I wanted to continue working with the same brand in the future.
February 1, 2018
During my final year at university, I was busy finishing my studies as well as looking for a MIT (Management in Training Program) in the Four Seasons brand in the USA.
April 1, 2019
Thanks to Placement International I could secure a MIT Program with Four Seasons in Atlanta. The MIT consisted of a cross-departmental management training where I worked in Front Office, Housekeeping and Guest Relations for a certain period of time.
April 6, 2020
Because of these three experiences within the USA I got the opportunity to stay with Four Seasons as a Front Office Manager in one of their properties in the USA.
If you are interested in obtaining one of these visas and need help, then we are happy to further assist you by connecting you with Placement International – a company that specialises in migration services. Upon filling in the contact form below, Placement International will contact you for further assistance and to discuss the best option for you.
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