publication . Other literature type . 2014

CAREER INTENTIONS OF INTERNATIONAL MASTER STUDENTS IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Li, Wenjun;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate career intentions of international master's students in hospitality and tourism management (HTM) in the United States. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a sample of 19 participants at two different U.S. institutions. Interview questions were designed to better understand students' career intentions upon graduation and the determinants behind the plans. Results indicated that student's career intention should include measures of career decision self-efficacy, academic and career outcome expectations, and career exploration intentions. Unique personal background (e.g., gender and marital status,...
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free text keywords: Social sciences, Psychology, Education, Career intentions, Hospitality and tourism management, International students, Master's degrees, Business Administration, Management, and Operations, Education, Other Psychology
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