Gain Work & Life Experience in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

International Work and Travel Opportunities

Welcome to The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa on beautiful Lake Geneva! Gain work experience in one of the many varied aspects of the hospitality industry while gaining life experiences that one can only encounter in the friendly and beautiful area of Southeastern Wisconsin, USA. We strive to be known as the friendliest resort in the area and look forward to your addition to our team.

At The Abbey, you'll work in a fast-paced work environment with plenty of growth opportunities where every day brings new experiences. During your free time, explore the area with easy access to the lake, beaches and trails, take in some shopping in downtown Lake Geneva, or relax on the retreat campus taking in the fresh air and clear night skies.

  • Who We're Looking For...

    We aim to hire individuals who are ready and committed to Be The Difference by creating memorable experiences in the lives of all we serve. We welcome students working with sponsored J1 Work-Travel / Intern / Trainee Visa programs, as well as In-Country H2B Visa holders seeking a Spring Summer transfer for our April 15, 2022 - October 31, 2022 season to work with us and stay at our new employee housing center. .

    Available positions include:

    • Servers
    • Cooks
    • Housekeepers
    • Landscapers
    • Front Desk Agents

    open positions

  • What We Offer...

    • Free employee meals
    • Free uniforms
    • Free parking
    • Shuttle transportation
    • On the job training
    • Various discounts around the resort
    • Experience the Benchmark Global Hospitality work culture
    • Recognition programs
    • Employee housing including free WiFi, full kitchen access, outdoor recreation, a game room and more!
  • Important Documents

    Please be sure you bring the following documents and keep them in a safe place:

    • Passport
    • Visa
    • DS2019
    • I-94
    • Social Security Card (if you have one)
  • Employee Housing

    All International Work & Travel Visa associates will stay at our employee housing facility. Scheduled shuttle service is available to and from The Abbey Resort and the housing retreat center. Roommate requests cannot be guaranteed. Students are responsible for their own personal property and are encouraged to leave valuables and personal mementos at home as space is limited in each room. Please refer to your housing contract for rules and guarantees.

  • Weather

    Wisconsin has four distinct seasons. Be sure you pack accordingly for the time you will be with us!

    • Summer (June-September): Weather can be very hot and humid. Temperatures may reach as high as 100*F (38*C).
    • Spring (March-June) and Fall (September-November): Weather is typically mild and sunny. The days are warm 65-75*F (18-24*C) but the evenings and nights are cooler and require a jacket.
    • Winter (November-March): Weather is very cold, sometimes as low as -30*F (34*C). Snowfall is expected and heavy winter coats, gloves, scarves, hats and boots are needed.