Career Opportunities

Stories of success at Shangri-La

The Corporate Trainee Programme has produced successful graduates over the past years. These graduates are now holding key positions within the Shangri-La group.


Jonathan Joo

Director of Human Resources (2014-Present) Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore
Assistant Director of Human Resources (2012-2014) Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Human Resources Manager (2012) Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore

"Emerging from a non-hospitality background, I am glad I got the opportunity to embark my career in hospitality through the Corporate Trainee Programme. The CT programme allowed me to gain a comprehensive understanding of hotel operations within a condensed time frame. At the same time, was equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, exposure and foundation to succeed in this dynamic industry. Refreshing challenges are encountered on a regular basis, where limits are pushed and surpassed. With a positive mindset and a can-do attitude, graduates from the CT programme will definitely go far in the industry."


Yancey Fu

Sales Manager (2011-Present) Traders Hotel, Beijing
Traders Club Manager (2008-2011) Traders Hotel, Beijing
Duty Manager (2008) Traders Hotel, Beijing

"The Corporate Trainee Programme is an excellent programme that helped me learn how the hotel operates as an integrated unit. At the same time, it provides the opportunity to open doors in the hospitality industry."


Lien Chu

Director of Talent Acquisition (2013 - Present) Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited
Campus Recruitment Manager (2012-2013) Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited
Quality Improvement Manager (2011-2012) Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong
Front Office Manager (2010-2011) Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong
Front Office Manager (2008-2010) Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza, Tainan
Assistant Front Office Manager (2006-2008) Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza, Taipei

"Emerging from non-hospitality roots, the CT Programme was a lifetime opportunity that groomed me to become one of Shangri-La's dynamic, world-class hoteliers. Both a profound and humbling experience, corporate training set the core foundation for my professional career, teaching me the skills and knowledge applicable to all facets in life, regardless of culture, location and industry."


Dylan Lin

Service Manager - Banquets (2008-Present) Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
Food and Beverage Manager (2006-2008) Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou
Food and Beverage Cost Controller (2004-2006) Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen

"The CT programme is well structured and it provides me with an opportunity to learn about and experience all of the different departments in the hotel. When I actually held a position after completing the programme, I found it much easier to communicate between departments since I already had a general understanding of those jobs."