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Management Recruiters Japanese lists high quality jobs, usually in
management or interpretation for Japanese-English bilinguals. Jobs are for
employment in both the US and Japan.
Careerforum.net - fairs
Every year Disco holds career fairs to which hundreds of companies come
hoping to find bilingual employees to work in Japan.
If you can conversate in Japanese, and want to work in
Japan, this is a very effective place to start your job search.
I have had the opportunity to experience this job
fair first hand, and have written a FAQ
concerning the event.
Personal Opinions about the event.
Asia-Net.com is a professional community for professionals. A large
part of Asia-net's community consists of professional business people,
and technical people. Most of the job seekers who utilize the site
have a university education, and are between the ages of 20-40 years old.
If you are ready to find a serious job, this is the place to do it.
The JET program provides a way for students just graduating
college to get started working in Japan. Through this program
college graduates can get experience teaching English in
Japan, working in governmental offices, or engage in international
relations through sports. The JET program is paid well
for Japanese standards.
Personal Opinions about the Jet Program.
Find A Teacher
An on-line service
which allows teachers currently living in Japan to post their information so
nearby students can contact them directly.
One of the largest Japanese-English job boards available.
Clicking on the english site brings you
to WorkInJapan.com. The Japanese site allows you to search
by the usual variables; location, industry, language ability, and has an extensive list of
Most of the job listings are in Japanese. If you can handle it,
this site is a great source for job openings in Japan.
This website is similar to asia-net, but seems to have more opportunities
available for people with only conversational level Japanese skills.
The site seems well traveled, and there are many job postings available.
TokyoConnections.com attempts to be the ultimate guide
for finding employment in Japan. There are tons of links
here. Maybe too many. This is an interesting place to look
around, if you get lucky, you may find a solid program.
MOGPA - internsinasia.com
MOGPA is a nonprofit organization that arranges internships in China and Japan for bilingual Americans.
MOGPA's aim is to produce a corps of young Americans who have business or technical expertise,
are bilingual and have an understanding of Asian culture and business practices.
The MOGPA internship program is only available to students
in college, and can only be done if your school will give
you college credit for the internship.
Fullbright - http://www.iie.org
Fullbright offers a scholarship for bright students wishing
to spend a year studying abroad. These scholarships are
all expenses, and most leisure paid. A nice package
if you have what it takes.
WorkinJapan.com is dedicated to those who want to live
and work in Japan. The website includes a job search engine
that searches for jobs based on the candidates interests
Gaijinpot.com offers a mailing list with up to the minute
job openings from major companies in Japan. The website
also offers a well traveled discussion board where people can talk about
Syushoku Navi Nikkei
This site is entirely in Japanese, and full of information. Nikkei is
an extremely large Japanese news company, so their information is extensive. If
you can read Japanese, some good job hunting information can be had
on this site.
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