Some progress onto further education at top global institutions, others get jobs in major cities around the world – London, Shanghai, New York, Hong Kong - while some start their own businesses. They all have XJTLU’s learning and teaching philosophy in common, meaning that wherever they go and whatever they do, they’re achieving great things, following their passions and making a difference.
Our dedicated Career Development Office can help support you in your career planning, while our network of external mentors, made up of professionals from a range of industries, can offer you real-world guidance on job seeking and career development.
Further studies around the world
Of our first six cohorts of undergraduate students (2010-2015) more than 80 percent continued onto further studies (masters and PhD) abroad after they graduated, with 10 to 15 percent entering world top 10 universities and more than 50 percent receiving offers from universities ranking in the world top 100.
According to our 2015 Graduates Report, 83.28 percent of our students went onto further study at universities including Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, Chicago, Columbia and Cornell in the United States and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.
Our location in Suzhou Industrial Park, which houses more than 5,000 international enterprises and Fortune 500 companies, means XJTLU students have numerous job opportunities after they graduate.
Our graduates work at institutions and enterprises including the ‘Big Four’ accounting and consulting firms, foreign-owned banks, financial institutions, foreign-owned manufacturing and developing firms, and large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises. They also receive offers of employment from around the world with companies such as Bosch, Uber, Amazon, China Telecom, Q-Game, HENKEL and Singapore National Grid.
In 2015, our graduates found employment in the following sectors (according to our 2015 Graduates Report):
- Technology or engineering sectors: 43.73 percent
- Finance services: 30.74 percent
- Marketing, consulting, business trade, supply chain management: 13.86 percent
- Education, health and government: 7.79 percent
- Communications, tourism, media and other: 3.89 percent