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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

Symposium: “Issues and Future Prospects for Job Hunting in Japan for International Students” July 16, 2019

Career Seminar

【Overview】
The number of international students in Japan has been increasing rapidly. In teaching international students in the class such as “Case Study (Business environment, stakeholders and issues)”, we teaching staffs have been found that many of them hope to get a job in a Japanese firm. However, it is often difficult mainly because their Japanese language ability does not meet Japanese company’s current requirement.
As there are issues on both companies and students, we would like to provide the opportunity to share frank opinions with each other to foster mutual understanding and change of mind to improve the situation.

■Date: Tuesday July 16, 2019
■Time: 17:30 – 19:30 (17:00 Open)
■Venue: Lecture Room B, Int’l Academic Research Bldg. 4F, Hongo Campus, UTokyo
■Language: English and Japanese used in combination (with whispering translation)
*Both International & Japanese students/professors are welcome to attend!!
■Host: GraSPP, UTokyo
■Co-hosted by Mynavi Corporation

【Registration Form】Advanced registration required. Please go to the Registration Form.

【Program】
17:30-17:35:Opening Remarks by Prof. Masahiro Kakuwa, GraSPP

17:35-17:55:Presentation 1 “Current issues for international students to do job hunting in Japan”
1.Shunichi Amada, Deputy Director, Industry Creation Policy Division, Economy and Industry Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2.Takashi Kumon, Visiting Lecturer, GraSPP / Professor, Institute for Asian Studies, Asia University

17:55-18:25:Presentation 2 “Successful cases of recruiting international students in Japan”
1.Japanese Manufacturing Company (TBA)
2.Skylight Consulting

18:25-18:45:Presentation 3 “Personal job hunting experience from GraSPP Student and Alumni”
1.Lyu Runzhi (M1)
2.Kenneth Jeng (Alumni)

– Break –

18:55-19:30:Q&A to Presenters

【Contact】hashiguchi@pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp