The Career Development of the International Students from the Countries of the Belt and Road Initiative: A Study Based on Grounded Theory

  •  Qiaoyin Peng    
  •  Yahui Hu    


Focusing on the phenomena of low person-post matching, professionalism mismatching and talents potential deficit emerging in the development process of the international students from the countries of the Belt and Road Initiative, this paper adopted the Grounded Theory as the research method and investigated the employment units along the routes, the employed international students who returned homeland as well as those who stayed in in China. Subject analysis, open coding and selective coding were applied as analysis methods to construct the mode of factors affecting career development of the international students in China. Based on the results, the author suggested that universities and colleges attach greater importance to career education of the Belt and Road Initiative international students in China, explore and set up a career development education system and occupational exploration platforms for countries along the route, develop a curriculum platform closely combined with Chinese culture, and build up a practical platform suitable for international students.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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