A Study of Job Opportunities for English Language Students at Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry


Bui Thi Bich Ngan
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry, Vietnam


The study aims to explore job opportunities and employability of English language students in a globalized economy, as well as the types of qualifications and skills that are required for positions. Another aspect of the study will look into whether English language students satisfy the requirements of the recruiter. The study was carried out by investigating recruitment advertisements on a popular job-hunting website. Besides, a survey questionnaire was sent to all English language students at HUFI to understand the job expectations they want to pursue after graduation and their abilities. The finding showed that there were various career fields that students could do after graduating, and also the requirements they needed to meet in the job market. However, many students still do not meet some requirements of recruiters. This study will provide all of the students with an overview of their profession in the future. As a result, they can build a plan to achieve qualifications, skills, and degrees to apply for the position that they want

June 19, 2022
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