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|About Travel And Tourism Graduate Jobs|
Have you got a permanent case of itchy feet syndrome? Are you that person who, if you’re not hitting the road with suitcase or backpack to go off and explore this beautiful world of ours, then you’re researching and dreaming about your next big trip. It might be explorations around the UK or it might holiday destinations, party islands or retreats.
If this is you, then when you complete your university career, you might well be thinking about getting into the travel industry and applying for tourism graduate jobs.
While some degree subjects might prove more beneficial than others when it comes to applying for graduate jobs in travel and tourism, there aren’t necessarily any degree subjects that would prevent you from finding work in the industry. Travel and tourism jobs are all about having a genuine passion for the industry and if you can convince employers of your passion, and provide some concrete evidence of this, then you will stand yourself in good stead for landing roles.
But what about the degree subjects that could prove advantageous for you in landing your ideal travel and tourism jobs for graduates? Depending on the type of roles you are considering, the following degree subjects could prove useful:
|What Are The Different Types Of Travel And Tourism Graduate Jobs?|
Because the industry is so broad, there are many types of travel and tourism graduate jobs you could consider and, of course there is often a crossover with roles in catering and hospitality. If you are more interested in graduate jobs in hospitality, catering, leisure and entertainment areas, see the separate guide for that.
Specifically for travel, let’s take a look at graduate travel and tourism jobs and travel graduate schemes.
|What Do Employers Look For In Their Candidates?|
We have said that other ways you could impress employers with your passion and commitment to the industry is by showing evidence of this. As well relevant qualifications for some roles, there are many ways in which you could do this. A few ideas are:
|What Is The Salary For Travel And Tourism Graduate Jobs?|
For many roles, travel and tourism graduate jobs might not offer top starting salaries in comparison to other graduate careers. Most people in this industry are there because of their genuine love of it. Travel graduate schemes and some aviation roles could prove lucrative however.
These days, many graduates are looking for roles that offer job satisfaction as well as their salary. Depending on the company you work for, tourism graduate jobs can offer lots of perks such as significantly reduced airfares and package holidays. Some roles will also require you to travel to other countries for research purposes.
|How Can I Progress My Career?|
For many roles, further study such as a Masters degree can earn you promotion to managerial positions. Travel and tourism graduate jobs will equip you with skills that can easily be transferred to other career paths, also.
|Apply For Travel And Tourism Graduate Jobs In The UK|
So, if you have already got itchy feet and you can’t wait to get involved in the world of travel - and get paid to do it - apply for tourism graduate jobs now.
Robinwood Activity Centre
Starting salary of £12,870 per year plus generous....
Work across Europe, e.g. Malta, Hungary, Poland,....
Free accommodation and board in high standard h....
Robinwood Activity Centre
Starting salary £12,870 per year plus generous....
£10.00 per hour + bonuses
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