In line with the objective of preparing future-ready graduates in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Reliance College recently organised a “Career Talk” by leading hospitality brand, Marriott International with over 30 renowned hotel brands in 131 countries around the world.
The session held on the 20th of February 2020 in collaboration with the Marriott International (Kuala Lumpur Cluster) at the Reliance College, Lecture Theatre was attended by 70 participants, mainly first year and second year students currently enrolled in the Hotel and Tourism Management programme.
A host of industry experts were invited as guest speakers to share their knowledge and expertise with students, namely, Mr. Volker Burth (Executive Assistant Manager, Westin Kuala Lumpur), Ms Alison Hiew (Learning & Development Manager, Westin Kuala Lumpur), Mr. Tan Eean (Learning & Development Manager, St. Regis Kuala Lumpur), Mr. Alaa Yumen (Learning & Development Manager, Westin Kuala Lumpur), Mr. Royston Cheah (Learning & Development Manager, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur), Ms Claire Soh (Assistant Learning & Development Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur), Mr. Mohd Husni Abd Ghani (Learning & Development Manager, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur) and Ms Cheah Soo Ling (Human Resources Manager, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur).
Among the highlights of the session include information on various hotel brands under Marriott International, interview tips to land a job, internship placement opportunities and the relevant skills to succeed in different career pathways within the hospitality industry.
Overall, the session received a good response from students eager to explore various job opportunities within the hospitality industry and be better informed to achieve career success.