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Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary Arts and others

My Ticket Joven Central America offers this kind temporary professional internship program  with J-1 VISA  paid, for students and graduates in Hospitality, Tourism, Cooking, Confectionery, Hotel Management, Front Desk, Housekeeper, Bar-Tender and Café Barista, waiter among others.

Internships are held in 5-star hotels  in the United States, also available  in other countries around the world.

Professional practice options in areas  of: Marketing, Engineering and Law among others... Download the list in pdf with the available positions:

The Program includes

  • The duration of  Program; Paid Internship USA  (Paid internship) is 12 months for students or graduates, with assistance in applying for the J-1 Visa.

  • Hourly pay based on position.

  • Selection of the Sponsor, guarantor sponsoring company before the government of the host country.

  • Medical insurance, SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System), DS 2019 form, placement, training plan and assistance during the program to the United States.

  • Placement and advice for practice.

  • Monitoring and guidance of work by hotel staff or host company.

  • The student will receive training every time there are rotations in the different areas, to have basic knowledge of the place of practice.

  • All participants will receive complete menu books, a copy and feedback of their own recipes, as well as lessons to enrich their knowledge, prior to finishing the course, which will culminate with a ceremony  after successful completion of the Program.

  • Cultural activities guided by the company.

  • J-1 VISA

  • Advice for filling out DS-160 forms

  • Advice with documentation required to apply for the program


  • There are several types of accommodation, in some cases it is provided by the employer, the organization offers several housing and accommodation options at various costs and according to the student's budget, they are apartment complexes, which offer the services, equipment and furniture basic.

  • There are also unfurnished apartments, with a lower cost, always paying basic services.

  • Or shared rooms in the selected place.

  • With or without meals included.

Work schedules

  • 36  to 40 hours a week.

  • Approximately from  8 to 10  Daily hours.

  • Remuneration from $12.50 an hour (in the United States,.

  • Option to do extra hours daily or weekends.

  • The employer provides uniforms and training.

  • The employer offers assistance to obtain the stay.

  • Salary payments will be made every 15 days.


Requirements and Documentation

  • Be of legal age, both sexes.

  • Be students of universities, cooking academies or education institutes with a specialty in: cooking, pastry and everything related to culinary art, hospitality and tourism, or whatever the case may be.

  • Have a 50% command of English. (previous interview)

  • Valid passport for more than one year.

  • 2 American visa size photographs.

  • Agreement signature for internships by the university, academy, school or entity that supports your current studies.

  • Medical certificate.

  • Criminal and police records.

  • Fill out and sign the contract.

  • Experience in  the  areas to apply

  • Payment of placement costs


Check placement costs  with one of  our agents. We offer  financing

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