Program Summary

Join the Legacy of Hospitality at Le Meridien: A dual property including a Sheraton and a Le Meridien with a total of 605 rooms.

Embark on a World-Class Hospitality Journey at Le Meridien Charlotte: A Premier Destination for J1 Visa Students
Welcome to Le Meridien Charlotte, an epitome of sophistication and contemporary luxury in the heart of Charlotte's vibrant cityscape. Part of the globally renowned Le Meridien brand, Le Meridien Charlotte is a beacon of modern style and innovative hospitality, making it an ideal platform for J1 visa students aspiring to excel in the hospitality industry.
Le Meridien Charlotte is committed to delivering an unparalleled guest experience that blends local culture with a signature European heritage. This hotel is not just a place to stay; it's a destination where art, culture, and cuisine intersect to create a truly cosmopolitan experience.
We are seeking passionate, service-driven students to join the dynamic team. As a J1 visa student at Le Meridien Charlotte, you will have the opportunity to work in various departments, learn from industry experts, and develop skills that are crucial in the world of luxury hospitality.
What Le Meridien Offers:
  • Elegant Accommodations: Rooms and suites are designed with a chic European flair, offering comfort and elegance. You will learn the art of meticulous room preparation and guest services.
  • Culinary Excellence: With our exquisite dining options, you will be exposed to high standards of culinary arts and service.
  • Event and Conference Services: Our hotel is a preferred venue for high-profile events and conferences. You will gain hands-on experience in event planning and execution.
  • Leisure and Recreation: From the fitness centre to our indoor pool, you will understand the nuances of managing leisure amenities.
  • Cultural Integration: Located in Charlotte, a city known for its rich history and cultural vibrancy, you will immerse yourself in a diverse environment, enhancing your cultural understanding and communication skills.
Join Le Meridien Charlotte, where your career in hospitality will be nurtured and developed in an environment of excellence and innovation. Apply now and start your journey in one of the most dynamic cities in the United States!
For this program, we are hiring for roles in both Food and Beverage and Rooms Division.
Participants in the Food and Beverage program will be paid $2.75 per hour for banquets (+ gratuity) and $10.00 per hour (+ gratuity) for servers and will follow the below rotations.
  • Server
  • Serving Assistant
  • Host
Participants in the Rooms Division program will be paid $17.00 per hour and will follow the below rotations.
  • Front Desk
  • Bell Services
  • Concierge
Employee benefits
  • Free Parking
  • Free meal (lunch or dinner depending on shift worked)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/LTD/STD/Life Insurance Benefits
  • PTO Accrual
  • $20 incentive for every survey name mention

Participants in 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 Le Meridien 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.
Le Meridien Charlotte, a part of the renowned Le Méridien hotel chain, stands as a symbol of elegance and contemporary luxury in the bustling heart of Charlotte, North Carolina. This hotel, with its sophisticated European flair, blended seamlessly with local cultural nuances, offers guests an experience that transcends the ordinary.
Architectural Elegance and Design
The architectural design of Le Méridien Charlotte is a harmonious blend of modern sophistication and classic elegance. The hotel's exterior, with its sleek lines and contemporary finish, makes a striking statement in the Charlotte skyline. Inside, the lobby welcomes guests with its chic décor, featuring artistic elements and a layout that encourages social interaction and relaxation.
Accommodations and Comfort
Le Meridien Charlotte boasts over 300 guest rooms and suites, each crafted with a touch of European sophistication. The rooms are designed to provide a tranquil retreat from the city's hustle and bustle, featuring plush bedding, modern furnishings, and state-of-the-art technology. Large windows offer stunning views of Charlotte's cityscape, while the subtle décor creates a serene and inviting atmosphere.
Culinary Delights
Dining at Le Meridien Charlotte is a journey through diverse flavours and culinary techniques. The hotel features multiple dining options, each with its unique ambience and menu. Guests can indulge in gourmet dishes that blend local ingredients with international cuisine, creating a delightful fusion that tantalizes the taste buds. The hotel's bars and lounges offer a sophisticated setting for enjoying signature cocktails and fine wines.
Meetings and Events
Le Meridien Charlotte is a prime destination for events, conferences, and social gatherings. The hotel offers extensive meeting and event spaces, including a grand ballroom and several versatile meeting rooms. Equipped with cutting-edge technology and supported by a professional event planning team, these spaces are ideal for hosting successful and memorable events.
Leisure and Recreation
For leisure and relaxation, Le Meridien Charlotte provides a range of amenities. The hotel features a state-of-the-art fitness centre, equipped with the latest exercise equipment, allowing guests to maintain their fitness routines. The outdoor pool area is a perfect oasis for relaxation, offering a refreshing escape with comfortable loungers and a serene ambience.
Cultural Connections
Le Meridien Charlotte is deeply connected to the cultural fabric of Charlotte. The hotel often hosts art exhibitions, cultural events, and live performances, reflecting the vibrant artistic scene of the city. Guests are encouraged to explore the local culture, with the hotel's Unlock Art™ program offering access to nearby museums and cultural centres.
Local Exploration
Situated in the heart of Charlotte, Le Meridien Charlotte serves as an ideal base for exploring the city. Guests can discover Charlotte's rich history, visit renowned museums, or enjoy the lively entertainment and nightlife. The hotel's central location provides easy access to the city's main attractions, making it convenient for guests to experience the best of Charlotte.
Sustainability and Responsibility
Le Meridien Charlotte is committed to sustainability and responsible hospitality. The hotel implements eco-friendly practices, including energy-efficient lighting, water conservation measures, and recycling programs. This commitment to the environment ensures that guests enjoy a stay that is not only luxurious but also mindful of the planet.
Le Meridien Charlotte is more than just a hotel; it's a destination where luxury meets culture, and comfort blends with sophistication. Whether you're visiting for business, leisure, or a special event, Le Meridien Charlotte promises an experience that is both enriching and unforgettable. With its elegant accommodations, exquisite dining, comprehensive amenities, and connection to the local culture, Le Meridien Charlotte stands as a beacon of modern hospitality in the heart of a vibrant city.




Housing for this program is self-sourced by the J1 program participant. Participants can stay at the hotel for two weeks upon arrival to allow time to source housing.
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via video call with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team to be considered.​
  • If successful, applicants will be required to attend a final interview with Le Meridien's HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change