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Career Support Seminar and Consultation

 

1 International Student Support Room

We provide carrer support services for international students who are planning to find a job in Japan after graduation.  
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1) Career support guidance and seminars
*For seminars/guidances/workshops conducted in Japanese, please see https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/inbound/ja/life-career-sc.html in Japanese.

NEW! ◆Global Career seminar/ Get to know "teamLab"-teamLab Internship & Job Info Session for International Students (Updated 2021/10/12)
teamLab is a collective, interdisciplinary creative group that brings together specialists from various fields of practice in the information society such as; programmers, engineers, mathematicians, designers, CG animators and architects. teamLab is having a job and internship session designed for students as follows.
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese and English. Slides and Q&A session are also available in English and Japanese.
-Date/Time: November 16 (Thu) 17:00-18:30
-Place: Zoom meeting room (Link TBA)
-Eligibility: UTokyo students who are interested in teamLab's business, future development, and working for teamLab. (Both international students and Japanese students are welcome. All courses/years.)
-How to Apply: https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/3109ad6f105675
-Inquiries: ISSR < career.issr[at-mark]gmail.com >


2) Career Advising/Consultation for International Students
Planning to work in Japan? Got started on your job-hunting?
Don’t know what you want to do after graduation?
You are welcome to visit the International Student Support Room for consultation and guidance.

2  Other resources on campus
*Career Support Office
http://www.careersupport.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
*Faculty/Graduate School’s Career Support Section
http://www.careersupport.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp/about/window


3 Past Events
*Please check here for seminars conducted in Japanese.

◆Career Seminars "Link to the world-Exploring your Career Path with Global Companies- co-sponsored by JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), International Student Support Room/Career Support Office, UTokyo" 
Get to know a foreign-affiliated company and people working there - Think about your career plan. All UTokyo students (International students and Japanese students) are welcome to attend. 
-Date: February 3 (Wed) 14:00-17:15 "Exchange event with 24-foreign-affiliated companies" 
-Companies: 24 companies that have a branch/office in Japan will attend. AIR LIQUIDE Japan (France), Cambridge Consultants Japan(UK), CES CHUUDEN (China), Caterpillar Japan (USA), Cognizant Japan(USA), DKSH Japan(Switzerland), Ericsson Japan (Sweden), NeoPhotonics Semiconductor (USA), Satyam-Venture Engineering Services (India), SICK(Germany), etc.
*Companies' list: Here [PDF]
-Place: On Zoom 
-Languages: Japanese and English (Language used at each booth varies.) 
-Flyer: English   Japanese
-Organized by The University of Tokyo (Career Support Office/International Student Support Room)/ Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) 

◆Job Fair for UTokyo International Students(Company Information Seminar) I・II
A chance to obtain detailed information on campus regarding what companies are looking for prospective employees. Companies actively recruiting UTokyo International students will join. (Many have previously employed UTokyo students.)

*This event will be conducted in Japanese. (English available at some companies' booths.)
-Dates:
*1st Session January 20 (Wed) 13:15-16:00(Reception Starts at 13:00)
*2nd Session January 21 (Thu) 13:15-16:00(Reception Starts at 13:00)
-Place: On Zoom
-Applicable Students: UTokyo Undergraduate/Graduate International Students who plan to graduate or complete their studies in September 2021 or April 2022. (Research Students are also welcome.)
*1st Session January 20 (Wed) : FUJITSU, Daikin Industries, Panasonic System Solutions Japan, Sojitz, AGC, Kozo Keikaku Engineering, Hazama Ando, Japan 
Tata Consultancy Services
*2nd Session January 21 (Thu) : Sony Group, Kao, NEC Labs Japan, Lion, Accenture, Mitsui &Co.,Ltd., teamLab, Toyota Tsusho
-Co-organized by Career Support Office

◆UTokyo Career Seminar for International Students "Interview with Alumni- Thinking about working in Japan and your future career plan"
Alumni will share his working experience both in a Japanese and a foreign-affiliated manufacturer. Any questions are welcome, such as "how to select a company as a new graduate," Working in your own way in a Japanese company," "Changing your career to a foreign-affiliated company," "What he has valued for his career," "What to do with creating your own career," "What to do for step-up in your career," "How much you must speak Japanese," etc.
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese and English.
-Date/Time: November 12 (Thu), 2020 16:30-17:30
-Place:Zoom meeting room  (Link TBA)
-Speaker: Chihara Louis-san (Japanese alumni raised in France, obtained Master's degree in March 2013 from the Graduate School of Engineering, Working for GE Power as a sales manager after 3.5-year-working experience in Toshiba)
-Eligibility: UTokyo students who are thinking about working in Japan and/or who wish to work in a global environment

◆Global Career seminar/ Get to know "teamLab"-teamLab Internship & Job Info Session for International Students
teamLab is a collective, interdisciplinary creative group that brings together specialists from various fields of practice in the information society such as;  programmers, engineers, mathematicians, designers, CG animators and architects. teamLab is having a job and internship session designed for students on October 29 (Thu).
*This seminar will be conducted in English. (Q and A session is available in English/Japanese/Chinese.)
-Date/Time: October 29 (Thu) , 2020 18:00-19:00
-Place: Zoom meeting room (Link TBA)
-Eligibility: UTokyo students who are interested in teamLab's business, future development, and working for teamLab. (Both international students and Japanese students are welcome. All courses/years.)
-Flyer: Here

◆Global Career Fair
Chance to meet the companies that have been conducting their businesses in Japan. Leading /Major foreign-affiliated companies will directly introduce their businesses and career opportunity to UTokyo international students.
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese and English.
-Date: February 5 (Wed) , 2020 13:15-16:30
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science, Hongo Campus)
-Map: Bldg. #99 http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf
-Attending Companies: Anker Japan (China), Cognizant Japan (USA), Hisense Japan (China), Apple Japan (USA), Curvature Japan (USA), Micron Memory Japan (USA), B&R K.K. (Austria), DKSH Japan (Switzerland), MSD K.K. (USA), Cambridge Consultants (UK), Guidepoint Global (USA), Seiyu, G.K. (USA)
-Inquiries: ISSR (Hongo Campus) -Co-organized by Career Support Office

◆Job Fair for International Students of the University of Tokyo(Company Information Seminar)
A chance to obtain detailed information on campus regarding what companies are looking for prospective employees. Companies actively recruiting UTokyo International students will join. (Many have previously employed UTokyo students.)
-Dates:
*1st Session January 22 (Wed) , 202013:15-17:00(Reception Starts at 12:45)
*2nd Session January 23 (Thu) , 2020 13:15-17:00(Reception Starts at 12:45)
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science)
-Map: Bldg. #99 http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf
-Applicable Students: UTokyo Undergraduate/Graduate International Students who plan to graduate or complete their studies in March 2021 or September 2020. (Research Students are also welcome.)
*1st Session January 22 (Wed) :FUJITSU, Daikin Industries, Sony, Panasonic System Solutions Japan, JR East Japan Railway, Suntory Group, Kao, Kozo Keikaku Engineering, Hazama Ando, JTB, Mitsui &Co.,Ltd., Japan Tata Consultancy Services
*2nd Session January 23 (Thu) : HITACHI, NRI, NEC Labs Japan, Lion, Accenture, Tokyu Fudosan, AGC, DeNA, teamLab, Chugai Pharmaceutical, NS Solutions Corporation, Sojitz
-Inquiries: ISSR (Hongo Campus)
-Co-organized by Career Support Office

◆"Working in Japan -- Open Discussion with Japanese Companies"
Let’s have an open discussion with HR staff from Japanese leading companies. Do you have any worries about working in Japan? This seminar gives you an opportunity to get some useful hints for job hunting in Japan, while asking questions directly to HR staff from companies and having an open discussion with them. You can meet more than 30 HR professionals from 11 companies, ranging from Electronics, Chemistry, IT to general service businesses in Japan.
-Program
Part 1:Keynote Speech "Japanese HR system, job hunting, and interviews" *Speech in Japanese, English handout available.
Part 2:Interview workshop "What does an interviewer evaluate?- What to listen to and how to respond. *Follow-up instruction in English available.
Part 3:Group workshop"Things You Should Know About Finding A Job In Japanese Companies" *Follow-up instruction in English available.
Part 4:Open discussion "That is what I want to know.- Working in Japan" *Basically conducted in Japanese. 
*"65 Questions & Answers Handbook by HR professionals" (in Japanese) will be disributed in the seminar.
*This seminar is mainly conducted in Japanese, partially in English.
*Some English groups will be available for those who are not so comfortable in Japanese.
-Date/Time: December 4 (Wed),2019 16:00-19:30
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science, Hongo Campus)
-Who to Attend: Those who engage in job hunting/who have worries about working in Japan/who have not yet decided what to do after graduation
-Flyer: Here

◆Global Career seminar- Get to know NTT DATA
NTT DATA is a top 8 global IT services with operations in 50+ countries using information technology to create new paradigms and values, which help contribute to a more affluent and harmonious society. The company will hold a company introduction/job information seminar designed for international students from Asian countries.
*This seminar will be conducted in English. (English, Japanese and Thai languages are available in Q & A session.)
-Date/Time: November 27 (Wed) ,2019 17:00-18:30
-Place: Go Global Center(1F, Faculty of Science Bldg.1 [East], Hongo Campus)
-Eligibility: International students from Asian countries of all grades/years
-Contents: Company Introduction, Introduction of the business in Asian regions by a local staff from NTT DATA Thailand, Job information for international students, and Q&A session
-Flyer: Here

◆Open Career Seminar for International Students using LinkedIn
We will discuss: Hints and Tips on clarifying your future career/How to start design your career/How to use LinkedIn/Best practices for a complete LinkedIn profile/How to make your best impression to get noticed by potential employers.
*This seminar will be conducted in English.
-Date/Time: October 16 (Wed),2019 17:00-18:30
-Place:Go Global Center, Faculty of Science Bldg.1 [East], Hongo Campus
-Map: Bldg. #99 http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf
-Flyer: Here

◆Global Career seminar/ Get to know “teamLab" -teamLab Internship & Job Info Session for Foreign Students
teamLab is a collective, interdisciplinary creative group that brings together specialists from various fields of practice in the information society such as; programmers, engineers, mathematicians, designers, CG animators and architects. teamLab is having a job and internship session designed for students on October 10 (Thu) at its head office in Tokyo.
*This seminar will be conducted in English. (Q and A session is available in English/Japanese/Chinese.)
-Date/Time: October 10 (Thu) ,2019 18:30-20:30
-Place: teamLab head office (near Ochanomizu Station) 
-Eligibility: UTokyo students who are interested in teamLab's business, future development, and working for teamLab. (Both international students and Japanese students are welcome. All courses/years.)
-Flyer: Here

◆Career Seminars "Link to the world-Exploring your Career Path with Global Companies- co-sponsored by JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), International Student Support Room/Career Support Office, UTokyo"
Get to know a foreign-affiliated company and people working there - Think about your career plan. All UTokyo students (International students and Japanese students) are welcome to attend.
-Date:
(1)June 5 (Wed) ,201918:00-20:00 Pre-event "Symposium: Working for a foreign-affiliated company"
Possibility to develop your career in a foreign-affiliated company?/What is the reality? - People working for the companies. /What kind of talent do the companies look for?/Study abroad?/Global experience?/How do you spend your time in university to achieve success in the future?
*Panels include UTokyo alumni who have worked for a foreign-affiliated company.
*Language: English
(2) June 11 (Tue) ,2019 16:00-19:00 "Exchange event with foreign-affiliated companies"
More than 30 companies that have a branch/office in Japan will attend.
*Languages: English and Japanese (Language used at each booth varies.)
*A variety of foreign-affiliated businesses (more than 30) will attend. List of participating companies: Here
-Place: Takeda Hall, Asano Campus
(2) June 11 (Tue), 2019 https://business.form-mailer.jp/fms/75fb947685469
-Flyer:  June 5 (Wed)/June 11 (Tue)
-Organized by The University of Tokyo (Career Support Office/International Student Support Room)/ Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)