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JET Programme Career Vision Web Seminar

JET Programme Career Vision Web Seminar


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.

Lecturer
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.


Target

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

Content
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
•Q&A session

Date and Time
Career Vision Web Seminar (Japanese): 28 January 2023 (Sat), 12:00 – 14:30
Career Vision Web Seminar (English): 28 January 2023 (Sat), 15:00 – 17:30

Deadline for application: The application has been closed.
Participants will be contacted with information about participation and the Zoom link in January 2023.

Videos
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.

(1) The current status and future prospects of the labor market for foreign workers

(2) The basics of job hunting

(3) How to make the most of your JET Programme experience

(4) Specific methods for job hunting in the future

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