Posted by Nikki Barnard

Looking for the best, China Eastern Airline spent a week with a number of the leading universities in the USA and UK with the objective of finding the top, western educated Chinese students to join their Management Program.

China Eastern Airlines USA and UK

Last month GradConnection partnered with Chinese recruitment specialists 51 Jobs, as well as China Eastern Airlines for the 2016 USA and UK university tour. With the goal of finding the top USA and UK university students to join their Management Program, China Eastern Airlines visited some of the leading universities in the world. Presentations were held at the universities followed by a number of assessments were GradConnection assisted China Eastern with the setting up, facilitation and promotion of the tour to the Chinese students.

During the week spent in the UK, presentations were held at the prestigious Imperial College London and University College London (UCL), where an impressive attendance was had with over 200 Chinese students at each of the talks. Following the two days of presentations, Kings College London hosted the airline for a further three days of assessments and interviews. While visiting the USA, China Eastern presented at Harvard, UCLA, Columbia and NYU.

With headquarters situated in Shanghai, China Eastern Airlines is one of the three major airlines in mainland China and among the largest state-owned companies. Looking to find the best USA and UK educated students to join their Management Program, the airline conducted the tour and subsequent assessments to find the right graduates who will be entering the program at a more senior level than those who join outside the program.

China Eastern considered the tour to be highly successful and are currently flying a number of students, from the various universities back to China for the final round of interviews.

Along with the gifts presented to the careers services from the executive team, GradConnection would like to extend our thanks to all participating universities for making such a successful event possible.

China Eastern Airlines USA and UK

We encourage universities to join us in China and Hong Kong next year to meet more top employers for your international students.

If you would like to find out more information about the event or how to get involved next year, please contact Dan Purchas ([email protected]), or click here.


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