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Julia Zhang is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, with a minor in Real Estate. She joined the Horwath HTL Internship Program in June 2016. Julia has extensive work experience in hotel operations and knowledge of hotel development, market research & analysis.
Originally from China, Julia is proficient in both Mandarin Chinese and English. She started her career in hospitality as a front desk agent at The Peninsula Spring International Hotel in Jiangsu, China. After that, she worked in the Rooms Department at the Statler Hotel, which is known for its partnership with the Cornell Hotel School and its student leadership program. She gained further experience in the F&B Department of the Statler Hotel’s, Taverna Banfi.
Julia has developed her career in HR and Finance with work experience in restaurants and the food distribution industry. She assisted in managing a restaurant startup with three restaurants in New York City, including managing POS system, bookkeeping, budgeting, contacting vendors, scheduling employee hours, and launching two projects with the marketing team. She has also worked as a Finance Intern in the food distribution industry.
Julia is Revinate certified, ServSafe Manager certified, and TIPS certified. In her Restaurant Management class at Cornell, as a kitchen manager, she broke the sales record of the student-run restaurant opened to the public during her management night. In addition, Julia is the Vice President of Cornell China Club, a member of Cornell Real Estate Club and a main dancer at Amber Dance Troupe.