Program Summary

Join the Legacy of Hospitality at The Red Lion Inn: A Haven for J1 Visa Students in the Heart of the Berkshires


Welcome to The Red Lion Inn, a historic gem nestled in the picturesque Berkshires. Celebrated for over two centuries, the Inn offers a unique blend of traditional charm and modern comfort, making it an ideal setting for students on a J1 visa seeking a rewarding hospitality experience.
 
The Red Lion Inn believe in creating unforgettable experiences for its guests. From relaxing in the iconic front porch with thei signature famous Bloody Mary to enjoying al fresco dining under the summer sun, every moment spent is a blend of rejuvenation and excitement. The year-round heated pool and prohibition-era speakeasy with live music add to the vibrant atmosphere.
 
We're looking for enthusiastic, service-oriented students to join the team and be part of the rich history. As a J1 visa student at The Red Lion Inn, you'll gain hands-on experience in a dynamic hospitality environment, learn from seasoned professionals, and immerse yourself in the local culture of the Berkshires.
 
The diverse lodging options, from the classic Main Inn to the modern Maple Glen, offer a variety of experiences for guests and staff alike. Each room and building at The Red Lion Inn has its unique character, reflecting the inn's storied past and commitment to a personalised guest experience.
 
As part of the team, you'll not only work in a historic setting but also engage with a community that values health, wellness, and the arts. The Berkshires are known for their cultural richness, and the Inn’s curated experiences across art, culture, and wellness reflect this heritage.
 
Join us at The Red Lion Inn, where your journey in hospitality begins with a blend of tradition, learning, and unforgettable experiences. Apply now to be part of our team and start your adventure in the heart of the Berkshires!
 
 
 
 
 
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 between $6.75 - $9.00 per hour (+ tips) and will follow the below rotations.
  • Server
  • Serving Assistant
  • Host

 

Participants in the Rooms Division program will be paid between $17.00 per hour and will follow the below rotations.
  • Front Desk
  • Bell Services
  • Concierge
 
Employee benefits
  • Discounts on food
  • Discounts at partnering properties
  • Employee of the Month incentives
  • Holiday pay
  • Sick pay
  • Employee assistant program
  • Learning and development initiatives

 

 

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 The Red Lion Inn. 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.

Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, The Red Lion Inn stands as a beacon of rich history and refined hospitality. With over two centuries of welcoming guests, this iconic inn offers a unique blend of traditional elegance and modern comfort, making it a cherished destination for travellers from around the world.
 
Historical and Architectural Splendor
The Red Lion Inn's journey began in the 18th century, and it has since evolved into a landmark of historical significance. The inn's architecture is a testament to its storied past, with each corner echoing tales of yesteryear. The classic facade, with its inviting front porch, harks back to a bygone era of leisurely afternoons and genteel conversations. The inn's interior is a treasure trove of antiques and artefacts, each piece carefully curated to preserve the inn's rich heritage.
 
The Main Inn, the heart of the property, stands as a proud example of classic American architecture. Its rooms and halls, adorned with period furnishings and historical memorabilia, transport guests to a different time. The Maple Glen, a more recent addition, offers a modern country feel while maintaining the inn's traditional charm. Each of the inn's accommodations, including the unique houses in the Village, showcases its own distinctive style and character, ensuring that no two rooms or buildings are the same.
 
Amenities for a Perfect Stay
The Red Lion Inn is more than just a place to stay; it's an experience. The inn boasts a range of amenities designed to cater to the needs and desires of its guests.
  • Relaxation and Leisure: Guests can unwind on the iconic front porch, sipping the inn's famous Bloody Mary while taking in the serene surroundings. The year-round heated pool offers a refreshing escape, and the hot tub is perfect for a relaxing soak.
  • Dining Delights: Culinary experiences at The Red Lion Inn are diverse and delightful. The inn offers al fresco dining in the courtyard, where guests can enjoy meals under the shade of red umbrellas. The inn's dining options range from casual to fine dining, each serving exquisite dishes that showcase local flavours and ingredients.
  • Nightlife and Entertainment: The inn's prohibition-era speakeasy is a nod to its rich history, offering live music and a vibrant atmosphere for guests to enjoy. It's a perfect spot for an evening of entertainment and socializing.
  • Health and Wellness: Emphasising self-care and wellness, the inn provides access to partner spas and world-class wellness centres. Guests can indulge in services that bring peace and balance, enhancing their stay.
Cultural and Artistic Experiences
The Red Lion Inn is deeply connected to the cultural fabric of the Berkshires. The inn reflects the neighbourhood's artistic and cultural richness through its curated experiences. Guests can explore local art, culture, and wellness offerings, making their stay both enriching and memorable.
  • Art and Culture: The inn's collaboration with local artists and cultural institutions brings the best of the Berkshires' art scene to its guests. From art exhibitions to cultural events, there's always something to inspire and engage.
  • Shopping and Local Crafts: The inn features two locally owned boutiques, offering artfully sourced goods and unique souvenirs. These shops provide a glimpse into the local craftsmanship and creativity.
A Commitment to Personalised Experiences
At The Red Lion Inn, every guest's experience is unique. The staff's dedication to personalized service ensures that each stay is tailored to individual preferences and interests. Whether it's arranging a special dinner, guiding guests to local attractions, or simply ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay, the inn's team goes above and beyond.
The Red Lion Inn is more than just a historic hotel; it's a living piece of history, a sanctuary of relaxation, and a hub of cultural and artistic exploration. Its blend of historical charm, modern amenities, and personalized service makes it an unparalleled destination in the Berkshires. Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat, a culinary adventure, or a cultural journey, The Red Lion Inn promises an experience that is both memorable and magical.

 

 

Housing in this program will be provided by the property at a rate of $75 per week. This will either be on-property or at the sister property which is less than a mile away.
INTERVIEW PROCESS
  • 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 The Red Lion Inn's HR Team via video call.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change