Join A Truly Global Industry – Hospitality!
Do you have a passion for delighting people? Would you like to be part of a multinational team at an inspiring hotel property or hospitality establishment? Would you like the opportunity to see the world while you earn a very comfortable living? The hospitality industry is dynamic, vibrant, and exciting.
The global hospitality industry is expanding at a rapid pace. Now, there are more opportunities than ever before for building a diverse career. It is expected that international tourists arrivals worldwide will reach 1.4 billion by 2020 and 1.8 billion by the year 2030.
This industry presents a fantastic outlook for the future: through direct, indirect and induced impacts, Travel and Tourism contributed 9.3% of global GDP in 2012 and is one of the leading job creators globally, with a total impact of 1 in 11 jobs in the world in 2012, sustaining 260 million jobs.
There is great demand and career prospects for professionals in this industry. Become a part of it!
Why Launch Your Career With LRJJ?
To find out why Les Roches Jin Jiang in Shanghai, China is the place to launch your career in hospitality, see here
Do You Have Passion For Service?
Joining the global hospitality industry will be a chance for you to demonstrate your passion for service, people, culture, and exploration in a fast-paced, often glamorous, creative, and innovative industry. LRJJ graduates have the opportunity to see the world while earning a comfortable living, working internationally and building a career that offers challenge and advancement.
International Hotel Chains And International Companies
Leading hotel chains and international hospitality companies are adding new properties to their portfolios around the world. International employers want to see CVs of potential employees featuring work experience, international exposure, and language skills; they also value strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, leadership skills, and good attitude. LRJJ graduates gain these qualities during their academic studies and craft-based learning (on campus) and through the industry internships (outside campus). To ensure access to internships for LRJJ students, the CDIP department establishes connections with international and national industry leaders. For more information about how LRJJ prepares students for their careers, please see Career Preparation.
LRJJ alumni are working in a range of fascinating locations around the world. Here is a list of positions that our alumni have landed:
Potential For Advancement
The potential for LRJJ graduates’ career advancement is great. The alumni have the overall understanding of the hotel operations, hands-on learning experience (on-campus and off-campus learning) and diverse knowledge of the business management theories.
This benefits graduates in the short term and in the long term: new graduates can essentially start at the middle management level and take a fast track to their upper management career thanks to the comprehensive learning experience received upon completion of a diploma program at LRJJ.
The strong knowledge base of graduates also gives them confidence for working in the industry.
The cultural understanding and interpersonal skills that students gain during their academic studies and internships prepares them well for the evolved ‘Service Economy’ or the ‘Experience Economy’. Graduates with strong skills in providing high value service, with the ability to turn simple transactions into memorable events and the enthusiasm to manage customers’ experiences effectively will be able to gain a competitive edge at a time when consumers’ expectations in a broad range of industries are increasing. Awareness of the importance of the ‘Experience Economy’ is growing across tourism and other industries, and so the career prospects for LRJJ graduates are expanding beyond traditional roles.
Admissions office: Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College, 928, Yan An West Road, Shanghai, 200052, P.R China
Admissions hotline: +86 21 6212 1856 +86 180 0178 1386
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