International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Measurement of Attitudes and Perceptions of Vocational School Students Having Tourism Education in Terms of Career Judgments
Arzu Gürdoğan, Selma Atabey

The fact that the employees constituting the basic staff of tourism businesses walk up the steps one by one will increase their opportunities of building a career in tourism sector. In career planning, the knowledge and experience of the students obtained within internship during school life have seemed to be considerably effective on getting a start in business. Working is important in terms of measuring the attitudes and perceptions aimed at setting career objectives of the students having tourism education. From the research methods, questionnaire technique has been used in the study. As a result of the study, it has become evident that while planning their career, the students consider the appropriateness of tourism to their abilities and personal characteristics and they are conscious of the necessity of having the knowledge level and capacity that tourism as an occupation requires.

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