Les Roches Jin Jiang offers a hospitality industry oriented education. From day one, students take the first step in their transformation from a young adult to a young professional of the international hospitality industry.
Through the ‘Standards of Excellence’ (a professional appearance code implemented at the college) and professional skills development, students gain an essential skillset and are ready to successfully enter the hospitality industry. In the early development of their careers during their full time study programs, students are also supported with a wide scope of resources, events, and assistance from the college. All of this makes it easier for students to take the leap from study to the work environment with confidence and essential understanding.
Career Development & Industry Placement (CDIP) Department
The aim of LRJJ’s Career Development & Industry Placement (CDIP) department is to extend necessary advice and assistance to students at all stages of their journey to achieve a successful career path. As a result, most of the students confirm some of the industry’s most competitive internships well before the end of their respective study semester. The curriculum, organized career development activities, and dynamic recruitment efforts are among the reasons behind the great demand for Les Roches Jin Jiang graduates within top hotel chains and leading hospitality industry establishments.
There are very real benefits for students in carrying out internships as part of their study programs:
• the application of theoretical knowledge to the real work environment;
• valuable and real work experience before graduation;
• a clear understanding of the hospitality industry;
• a clear vision of the future and a conscious choice of the career path to take upon graduation;
• the development of students’ full potential, both personally and professionally;
• professional industry networking.
The Career Development & Industry Placement department functions to build long-term relations with the industry and prepare students for exciting careers and life-long achievements.
Student Internships and Career Placement
The organizations recruiting Les Roches Jin Jiang students include international and local branded hotels, high class restaurants, tourism companies, and consulting companies - the variety and range of these organizations demonstrates the diversity of the career opportunities within the hospitality industry. Below, a range of internship examples is shown based on 2013 data:
According to the record from 2013 it showed the following:
The CDIP department also provides the following:
• extends necessary advice and assistance to students in all aspects of their applications;
• guides students through the employment process, interview skills required, and professional résumé (CV) preparation;
• arranges hotel tours for students regularly to provide insight into hotel operations;
• invites top international hotel chains to campus for presentations to be given about the hotel’s brand and corporate culture, with the aim of enhancing students’ understanding of the industry.
When students return for their next academic semester after their internship semester, they are able to share their experiences with their classmates at the Internship Fair on campus, where students display internship booths that they have created.
Career Day (On-Campus Recruitment)
The excellent relationships established over the years within the hospitality industry in China is what makes Les Roches Jin Jiang's Career Day a marked success, semester after semester.
Leading international companies such as Accor Hotels, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Marriott Hotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Jin Jiang International Hotels, and many other companies visit campus on a regular basis to recruit/employ Les Roches Jin Jiang students for operational or administrative internship/permanent positions.
Industry Networking Advantage
Building and maintaining a professional network is important for the successful future of an hotelier. From the very first day, Les Roches Jin Jiang students have a great opportunity to meet students from more than 30 different countries. These networking relationships will continue to develop after graduation, thus securing students with a professional network.
Les Roches Jin Jiang Alumni Association
All graduates are encouraged to join LRJJ’s Alumni Association ‘LRJJ Connect’. Graduates registered on 'LRJJ Connect' have access to an excellent network of international industry contacts and LRJJ alumni. Members enjoy the benefit of access to the latest news and trends in the industry, and foremost, the benefit of access to new employment opportunities exclusively available to Les Roches Jin Jiang alumni.
For more information about career opportunities and internships, please see our Fact Sheet
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