Program Summary


This exciting internship provides international students and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their skill set and industry knowledge with a leading U.S Hospitality employer, whilst at the same time enjoying everything the tourism capital of the World has to offer. As a participant on this program, you will spend 6 or 12 months working at one of six Loews Hotels, all located onsite at the Universal Orlando® Resort
This unique opportunity will give participants an insight into Culinary arts at its best, offering you a highly sought-after training experience along with the ability to experience cultural exchange in Orlando, Florida. 
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During your Internship you will closely follow a unique training plan, there to ensure you are exposed to all areas of Culinary Operations within your chosen resort. Participants will spend time in each of the following areas:
  • Banquets and Events
  • Signature Dining
  • Casual Dining


The pay rate for this program is $18.50 USD per hour and you will be scheduled to work a minimum of 32 hours per week.

Participants on 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 Lowes Hotels. 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.

Along with a great working and living experience, participants will be provided with a range of benefits throughout their program, including free admission to both the Universal Studios® and Island of Adventures® theme parks (passes issued upon receipt of Social Security card. This can take up to 4 weeks after arrival on the program), along with great discounts on merchandise, food and beverage and park admission tickets for family and friends.
Take a closer look at the exciting locations you could spend your Internship at:
Take a culinary voyage to Italy at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel - featuring nine restaurants and lounges
Take a trip to the stunning seaside village of Portofino, Italy at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. Luxurious rooms, authentic Italian specialties, and warm hospitality make your stay here a taste of what the Italians call la dolce vita — the sweet life. A re-creation of the famed Mediterranean seaside resort village, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is the premier luxury resort at Universal Orlando Resort, and has been honored among the finest hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine and Conde Nast Traveler.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel's 750 guest rooms and suites offer the epitome of European luxury and elegance with authentic Italian furnishings and marble accents, while also being equipped with all the latest amenities to combine the best of Portofino Italy's charm and romance with modern convenience. With impeccable and attentive service, an opulent spa, three themed swimming pools and exceptional dining, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel embodies the spirit of 'la dolce vita' — the sweet life.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Royal Pacific Resort and Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.
Enjoy cuisine with a rock 'n' roll attitude at Hard Rock Hotel - featuring five restaurants and lounges
It's the perfect mix of funk and just plain fun. It's classy, yet totally casual. Lively, yet laid back. It's the coolest hotel in town, and you'll feel like you just stepped off the stage, surrounded with the music, style, and irreverent attitude of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Designed in a California mission-style architecture, Hard Rock Hotel embodies the soul, spirit and attitude of rock. The hotel's striking interiors are highlighted by a priceless collection of rare rock 'n' roll memorabilia throughout the public areas.
Each of Hard Rock Hotel's 650 guest rooms, including 29 suites, offers the perfect mix of funk, and just plain fun with entertainment center, stylish furnishings and rock n' roll artwork in every guest room. The vibes can be heard around the grounds, even under water at the pool, with music from the world's most popular artists.
Hard Rock Hotel's 6,000 square feet of function space harmonizes with the eclectic mix of rock music and memorabilia throughout the hotel. Hard Rock Hotel is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.
Get a taste of the tropics at Loews Royal Pacific Resort - featuring seven restaurants and lounges
Here you'll explore an island of comfort, style and sophistication at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Experience the wonder of such island paradises as Fiji, Bali and Hawaii. From lush landscaping to the white sandy beach of the lagoon-style swimming pool, you'll be surrounded by the tantalizingly exotic. Sail away to the exotic isles of the South Seas at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Each of the hotel's 1,000 guest rooms, including 51 suites, exudes the warmth and charm of the islands with bamboo accents, colorful linens and furniture that reflects the beauty of the tropics, while also featuring all the latest modern conveniences for the utmost in comfort.
From the sparkling waterfalls and exquisite wood carvings, to the pristine white sand of the lagoon-style swimming pool, to the variety of dining options — including Emeril's Tchoup Chop and the weekly Wantilan Luau — Loews Royal Pacific Resort is an island of tropical pleasures set in the midst of a universe of excitement.
Loews Royal Pacific Resort is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.
Experience Caribbean cuisine at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort - featuring four restaurants and lounges

Welcome to Island Time! Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando™ transports guests to a paradise in the heart of the tropics. Blue waterfalls cascade across lush grounds, and in the distance, the calming sounds of steel drums call guests to take in the scenic water views, ease into ‘island time’, and let go.
Imagine a picturesque hotel built in the heart of the tropics, where every comfort is included. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort features a beautifully landscaped, resort-style pool with a water slide surrounded by cascading waterfalls, this hotel truly captivates at every turn. From the ruins of the stone turret in the lobby, to the inviting island charm of the 1,000 guest rooms and suites, guests will be surrounded by a vivid, textured haven that is inspired by landmarks of the islands. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort offers an island escape in the heart of an unforgettable adventure.

Whilst taking part in this program the participant will be responsible for sourcing their own housing, we can provide resources or where to look. 


  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via video call with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team in order to be considered.​
  • If successful, applicants will be required to attend a final interview with the Lowes Hotels HR Team via video call.

​Please note, all dates are subject to change