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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.

★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) 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
-How to apply: Here
-Flyer: Here
-Inquiries: International Student Support Room (Hongo) < seminar[at-mark]ic.u-tokyo.ac.jp >


★ "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 "Working in Japan-Discuss with and listen to HR professionals." *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) 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
-Companies: Fujitsu, Daikin Industries, Teijin, NS Solutions Corporation, Omron, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Fast Retailing, Calbee, Novartis Pharma, Major automobile company, etc.
-How to Apply: Here
-Flyer: Here
-Organized by/Inquiries: International Student Support Room (ISSR, Hongo Campus) seminar[at-mark]ic.u-tokyo.ac.jp


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
◆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) 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) 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) 18:00-20:00 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) 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) 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)

◆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 the International students from the University of Tokyo will join. (Many have previously employed UTokyo students.)
-Dates:
*1st Session March 12 (Tue) 13:15-17:00(Reception Starts at 12:45)
*2nd Session March 13 (Wed)  13:15-17:00(Reception Starts at 12:45)
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science)
-Applicable Students: UTokyo Undergraduate/Graduate International Students who plan to graduate or complete their studies in March 2020 or September 2019. (Research Students are also welcome.)
*1st Session March 12 (Tue): FUJITSU, DAIKIN Industries, Sony, Nomura Research Institute, AGC(Former Asahi Glass), Chugai Pharmaceutical, Suntory Holdings, DeNA, INTAGE TECHNOSPHERE, Kao, NEC Laboratories
*2nd Session March 13 (Wed): Hitachi, Accenture, Lion, teamLab, JR East, Panasonic System Solutions Japan, JTB, Mitsui Fudosan, AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Honda, Olympus, LINE
-Flyer: Here/PDF
-Inquiries: International Student Support Room (Hongo Office) < seminar[at-mark]ic.u-tokyo.ac.jp >
-Co-organized by Career Support Office

◆International Students' Career Cafe "Working in Japan PartII"
Great opportunity to meet HR officers in a Japanese company. Experience group discussion.
This seminar will be conducted in Japanese.
-Date/Time:February 15 (Fri) 16:30-18:30
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science)
-Details: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/inbound/ja/life-career-sc.html in Japanese.

◆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 13 (Wed) 13:15-16:30
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science)
-Map: Bldg. #99 http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf
-Attending Companies: Advanteck Japan (Taiwan), Cognizant(USA), Micron Memory Japan (USA), Anker Japan (China)、DKSH Japan (Switzerland), QuEST Global Services (Singapore), Apple Japan (USA)、HCL Japan (India), BASF Japan(Germany), KPIT Technologies(India), Warner Bros. Japan (USA), Boehringer Ingelheim Japan(Germany), Lincoln Electric Japan (USA) *Tata Elxsi(India)cancelled. (Updated on January 22)
-Flyer: Here

◆Career Seminar for International Students "Create Your Own Toolkit"
Seminar and Workshop for those who are going to do "shukatsu" (job hunting) : Part 1 "Create your CV"
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese.
-Date: January 25 (Fri) 16:00-18:30
-Place: Go Global Center (1st Floor, Bldg.1 [East], Faculty of Science)
-Openings: 30 students *Those who can attend the seminar will receive our email later. Please wait for our reply.
-Flyer: Here

◆Learn from Alumni- Working in Japan and selecting a business/industry
Making a choice on your future job/company...just with your image/impression? You can get to know their "real stories" from UTokyo alumni working in major Japanese companies.
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese.
-Date/Time: December 12 (Wed) 17:00-19:30
-Place:Go Global Center, Hongo Campus
-Details: See Here

◆ "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 20 HR professionals from 10 major companies, ranging from Electronics, Chemistry, IT to general service businesses in Japan.
*This seminar is mainly conducted in Japanese. There are 4 parts in the Symposium. Please make sure the languages used in each part before applying for the event. (A general moderator/MC of the event will speak in Japanese.)
*Part 1:Open interview session (in Japanese/No handout available)
*Part 2:Key Note Speech Japanese HR system/Job Hunting/Interviews" (Speech and Hand-out in Japanese)
*Part 3:Group Discussion "Working in Japan"  (in Japanese/No handout available)
*Part4:Panel Discussion "Working in Japan -This is what I want to know" (in Japanese/No handout available)
-Date/Time: December 6 (Thu) 16:00-19:30
-Place: Medical Library, 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

◆Tour to a Japanese Company and Meet-up with employees(Panasonic System Solutions Japan)

Let's learn about a major manufacturer in Japan and meet with the employees working there?
-Date:October 17 (Wed)
-Time:15:45-around 19:00 *Gather/dismiss at the venue
-Venue:Panasonic Center Tokyo *2-minute walk from Kokusai Tenjijo (International Exhibition Centre) Station on Rinkai Line.
-Fee:Free
-Language Condition:Conversational Japanese necessary(Session in the showroom will be held in Japanese.)
-Openings:About 20 persons
-Content: Tour in Business Zone and Olympic Zone at Panasonic Center (Showroom) and meet-up with staff including UTokyo Alumni

◆Carrer Seminar for International Students "UTokyo International Alumni's Talk: Make a choice about your future career/company and taking a job in Japan"
Let's think about your future career and job hunting. Talk from senior (sempai) about his work experience in major trading company and foreign affiliated company in Japan after graduating from UTokyo.
-Guest Speaker: Zhang Min-san(He is from China and graduated from Graduate School of Public Policy.)
-Date/Time: October 10 (Wed) 18:00-19:30
-Place:Go Global Center, Faculty of Science Bldg.1 [East], Hongo Campus
-Language:Japanese (Q&A Session available in English and Japanese)
-Openings:About 30 persons

◆Career seminar for International Students "LinkedIn Coaches for students"
Hints and Tips on clarifying your future career or next job: building your personal career and finding how to use SNS for your job hunting
*The seminar will be conducted in English.
-Date/Time: October 2 (Tue) 17:00-18:30
-Place: Go Global Center (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1 [East], Hongo Campus)
-Capacity: 30 persons


◆留学生のための就職ガイダンス Career Seminar for International Students "Overview of Shuukatsu"
日本での就職についての基礎的なガイダンスです。
*This seminar will be conducted in Japanese.
-日時:9月21日(金)15:00-16:30
-場所:Go Globalセンター(本郷キャンパス理学部1号館東棟1階)
-対象:2020年春、2019年秋に卒業予定の留学生
-定員:30名(先着順)