JET Programme Career Vision Web Seminar
【The 2023 Seminar has already concluded. Information about the 2024 Career Vision Web Seminar will be sent out in late 2023.】
The purpose of the JET Programme Career Vision Web Seminar is to help JET Programme participants in their final year of appointment approach their post-JET career with confidence. Learn what Japanese companies want and how to organise your CV in preparation for the 2023 JET Programme Career Fair. Information on job-hunting in Japan and concrete advice on preparing your CV are provided by a professional career lecturer, while a Q&A session with former JETs who gained employment at the JET Programme Career Fair provides perspective on challenges and opportunities experienced by foreign workers in Japan.
Naoko Yoshimura joined Pasona Inc. in 1998. Since then, she has worked as a career advisor, providing employment support to those seeking employment, including foreign workers. From 2014 to 2017, she was stationed at Pasona Thailand, where she taught career courses in English at major Thai universities such as Thammasat University and Kasetsart University.
JET Programme participants in their final year of appointment.*
*This seminar is conducted every year. Please apply to join when you are in your final year of appointment only.
Number of places available
Places to attend the seminar are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The seminar is conducted online. Please apply as soon as possible to guarantee your attendance in the seminar.
JET Programme Career Vision Seminar (English language): 25 places
JET Programme Career Vision Seminar (Japanese language): 25 places
The Career Vision Web Seminar focuses on topics which will help JET Programme participants secure their next job after their JET appointment ends, such as:
•Information on job hunting in Japan and the Japanese labour market
•Trends in corporate recruitment and job vacancies in Japan
•An overview of the basic steps in job hunting, from application to joining a company
•How to make the most of your JET Programme experience in your future career
•Case studies of the careers of former JET Programme participants
2023 Career Vision Seminar Guidebook
The 2023 seminar has already concluded. However, it is possible to view the document from the 2023 Career Vision Web Seminar at the link below. Please read these documents for more information on job hunting, formatting your CV and more.
【English】Career Vision Web Seminar Guidebook 2023 (PDF)
【Japanese】キャリアビジョン形成WEBセミナー2023年 ガイドブック (PDF)
The following videos provide information on job-hunting as well as other topics and are intended to help you find a job in Japan after your term in the JET Programme.