International Students Employability Summit 2019

Shanghai and Hong Kong

The International Student Employability Summit is an opportunity to attend one of the largest employment summits, gain first hand industry knowledge and build long lasting relationships with employers who have the ability to hire many of your international students.

By attending the summits you will gain an understanding from knowledge experts of growing employment sectors and the critical skills necessary for top competitive jobs. You will gain insights from industry recruitment leaders on hiring cycles and recruitment trends.

Options to attend one or both Summits: Summit 1 – China focused; Summit 2 – Asia Pacific focused

How you will benefit from attending

Integrate thousands of jobs for international students

Attend employer site visits and network to gain critical knowledge on recruitment trends.

Target Students

Learn about cross country cultural differences.

Students discover employers

Receive industry training from employers and regional experts.

Integrate thousands of jobs for international students

Learn best practices from thought leaders that will shape your international student employment strategy.

Integrate thousands of jobs for international students

Understand global recruitment best practice.

Integrate thousands of jobs for international students

Leave with real connections in both our global careers and employer network to enhance your careers practice.

2019 Summit Overview

Shanghai

JW Marriott

Shanghai: August 12-13 (China focused)

Hotel accommodations: JW Marriott 5 star hotel; $149 USD/night (includes breakfast)

Registration: $800 US ($1500 US if attending both events)

Summit Objectives:

  • Attendees will acquire knowledge and resources to enhance awareness and understanding of China-specific industry and hiring trends
  • Provide a forum for career services leaders to exchange ideas and discuss opportunities, challenges and solutions around international student employability
  • Identify effective ways of connecting international students and graduates with opportunities with top employers
  • Provide opportunities to network with regional China employers

August 12, 2019

Breakfast at JW Marriott

Opening and Welcome: 9 – 9:30 am

Session: Why are we here? 9:30 – 10:15 am

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Break (15 minutes)

Session: Spotlight on China’s Economy 10:15 – 11:45 am

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Lunch: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Session: Jobs of the Future in China 1 – 2:30 pm

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Session: How top Chinese Employers Attract Returnee Talent 2:30 – 4 pm

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Open Bar Social (substantial appetizers provided): 5 – 6:30 pm

Dinner (optional and self-funded): 7 – 9 pm


August 13, 2019

Breakfast at hotel

Employer Site Visits (transportation will be provided)

Attendees will be transported to two company locations for interactive and engaging site visits. Recently hired returnees and company executives will provide insights into their hiring strategy, on-boarding, work projects, and company culture.

Employer Site Visit 1: 10 – 11:45 am

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Lunch: 11:45 am-12:45 pm (at SAP)

Transport to afternoon site visit: 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Employer Site Visit 2: 2:00 – 3:45

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Session: How to Partner with an Overseas Employer 3:45 – 4:15 pm

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Session: Closing: 4:15 – 4:40 pm

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August 14, 2019 – Travel Day


Have Questions? Contact Wesley Thorne

Hong Kong

Cordis Hotel

Hong Kong: August 15-17 (Asia Pacific focused)

Hotel accommodations: Cordis 5 star hotel; $204 USD/night (includes breakfast)

Registration: $800 US ($1500 US if attending both events)

Bloomberg is the exclusive partner of Hong Kong International Student Employability Summit


August 15, 2019

Opening and Welcome (light lunch provided): 12 – 12:20 pm

Summit Objectives:

  • Attendees will acquire knowledge and resources to enhance awareness and understanding of India and Asia Pacific economic and hiring trends
  • Provide a forum for career services leaders to exchange ideas and discuss opportunities, challenges and solutions around international student employability
  • Identify effective ways of connecting international students and graduates with opportunities with top employers
  • Provide opportunities to network with local employers

Session: Why are we here? (light lunch provided): 12:20 – 1:20 pm

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Break (10 minutes)

Session: Spotlight on Economic Development in India and the Asia Pacific Region: 1:30 – 3 pm

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Dinner / Networking with Local Employers / Employer Panel: 6 – 9 pm

Employer Panel: How Employers Attract Returnee Talent

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August 16, 2109

Breakfast

Employer Site Visits (transportation will be provided)

Attendees will be transported to two company locations for interactive and engaging site visits. Recently hired returnees and company executives will provide insights into hiring strategy, on- boarding, work projects, and company culture.

Employer Site Visit 1: 10 – 11:45 am

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Transport to Employer Site Visit 2: 11:45 am-12:30 pm

Lunch: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm (at Fidelity)

Employer Site Visit 2: 1:30 – 3:00 pm

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Session: Engaging your Institution’s Returnee Population: 3 – 3:30 pm

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Session: Closing: 3:30 – 4 pm

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Evening Social – Tram Tour of Hong Kong


August 17, 2019

Career Fair for Returnee Students (optional for career services attendees): 2 – 5 pm
Cordis Hotel


Have Questions? Contact Wesley Thorne

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Book to Attend the International Students Employability Summit

A representative will be in touch to provide options for you and your staff attending. You can contact us if you have any questions.