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ITC celebrates the successes of our inspiring 2023 graduates

Posted on 22/11/2023 by

We love tourism, and we’re so proud to congratulate our many graduates who have already found amazing roles in the industry this year!

“ITC’s long history of consistently working so collaboratively with the airline, travel and tourism industry in New Zealand has led us to being the first point of contact for businesses looking to recruit the future tourism workforce,” says Ceri Jenkins, Key Stakeholder Manager for ITC.

“The combination of these extensive partnerships, quality of teaching and the dedication and hard work of our Employment Consultants, enables us to provide the best service to our students to truly stand by our promises when we first meet our prospective students whilst they are still in school, or in their initial meeting with our course advisor to see which study option is best for them,” he continued.

All this training and dedication leads us to the end of each year where we look back and celebrate our many inspiring students who have gained incredible roles in the travel and tourism industry all over Aotearoa and beyond.

Job outcomes for ITC graduates in 2023

These are just a selection of some of the many job outcomes for our students this year:

·      Activities Attendant for Big Cedar Lodge, USA
·      Airport Branch Manager for Avis Auckland Airport
·      Cabin crew for Jetstar
·      Cabin crew for Qantas/Jetconnect (multiple graduates)
·      Club Lounge Host for Cordis Hotel
·      Cruise Turnarounds for Akorn Destinations (multiple graduates)
·      Customer service agent for Air New Zealand (multiple graduates)
·      Disneyworld Internships (multiple graduates)
·      Duty Manager for Food & Beverage for Sudima Hotel
·      Flight attendant for Air Chathams
·      Flight attendant for Air New Zealand (multiple graduates)
·      Golf Club Attendant for Big Cedar Lodge, USA
·      Guest Experience Host for Auckland Airport
·      Guest services agent for Cordis Hotel
·      Guest services for Rainbows End
·      Guide and Customer Experience Host for the All Blacks Experience
·      Guide for Weta Workshop and AJ Hackett
·      Marketing advisor for Air New Zealand
·      On Board Services for SeaLink
·      Passenger Ambassador for Menzies (multiple graduates)
·      Sales & service for AJ Hackett
·      Travel Consultant for Big Cedar Lodge, USA (multiple graduates)
·      Travel consultant for Flight Centre
·      Visitor Centre Consultant for I-Site Sky City
·      Wholesale consultant for GO Holidays (multiple graduates)

 

These roles are as diverse as they are impressive, and represent some of the biggest industry names in travel and tourism in New Zealand.

ITC’s dedicated Employment Consultants

One of the many ways in which ITC stands apart from other education providers and tertiary institutions is our two dedicated Employment Consultants. Sarndra Stephens and Kirsten Leith work tirelessly to connect students and graduates with work opportunities, and to help them navigate the hiring process.

“It is truly amazing the turn around and speed of our graduates securing jobs well and truly before they finish. It shows that the students who have invested in education are sought after by employers in our industry. A lot of these jobs are gained through their work experience,” explained Kirsten.

“What a fabulous year it has been. It has been so exciting working with the students and opening their horizons to all the opportunities out there for them. I think I get as excited as they do when they have been accepted for an industry job and I love seeing the Facebook posts of the students heading to the USA to take up Disneyworld and other internships and see all their amazing photos. Our students are in the skies, at the airport, on land and sea and I am immensely proud of them all,” added Sarndra.

Study with the International Travel College of New Zealand

“We provide high value relevant training and if they apply themselves to their studies and work with us through the pathway to employment programme, students will gain employment in our truly amazing industry and go on to forge rewarding and exciting careers,” stated Ceri Jenkins.

With another year successfully behind us, we congratulate our many successful students and graduates on their new roles and adventures. We also look forward to meeting our next intake of students later this month on November 27, and eagerly await to see their journeys in travel and tourism unfold before us.

If you dream of a career in one of the most exciting industries in New Zealand, studying with ITC can be the perfect first step towards your goals. Explore our course options and contact us to learn more about enrolling today.

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