Panera Bread 12641 302 Ocean Gateway

Panera Bread, your neighborhood bakery café is hiring in West Ocean City! We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.  When you join Panera, you join us in our belief that food should be good and good for you. That work should be more than just clocking in and clocking out. That making ourselves, the food system and our communities better really matters. When you join Panera, you join a family like no other. We think diversity is pretty great. Our associates come from a variety of backgrounds, with different values and beliefs. And when we all work together, we make a good team. We’re proud of our people, practices and place in the community as an employer where diverse thoughts and ideas are valued and respected. We empower our associates to be true to themselves each and every day. We believe our culture of warmth provides an environment that embraces diverse backgrounds, values,  and beliefs.

4 Reasons to join us this summer:

·          High, competitive pay!

·          Large supportive J1 community

·          Great location on the beach and just a few hours from Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

·          Customer facing positions giving many opportunities to interact with Americans


About Ocean City, Maryland:

Ocean City extends just over 9 miles (~15 km) from the southern inlet to the Delaware line. The “strip” now supports hotels, motels, apartment houses, shopping centers, residential communities, and condominiums. The southern tip houses the Ocean City Boardwalk. The boardwalk is the main shopping district and entertainment area of the town. The boardwalk has many prominent businesses including Dolles Candyland and two amusement parks. Ocean City is a fun filled, great place to spend your summer!

Students often use bicycles and public transportation to commute around the OCMD area. Please see the following link for public transportation options in OCMD:

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Housing Information:

Housing can be very difficult to obtain if students do not secure housing prior to arriving the U.S. Below are some housing resources for the OCMD area

• Ocean City Rentals: 

• Sea Grace at North Beach Realtors 

• Eastern Shore CraigsList, Apartments/Housing in Ocean City:

Weather in Ocean City, Maryland:

Ocean City's location in the middle of the East Coast affords it a mild, humid climate with hot, humid summers. Summer highs often reach into the 80s (Fahrenheit), but ocean breezes keep the coast cooler than inland locations.

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How to Get There

Fly into either Baltimore (BWI) or Philadelphia (PHL)- You can fly into New York, but should expect a longer bus ride. Then take a Greyhound Bus to Ocean City and a taxi to your previously arranged housing. Summer housing can be difficult to secure, so it is important to find a place before traveling to the US.