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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – The Last 10 Years

For the fourth article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Abigail MacBain, a Ph.D. student in the East Asian Languages & Cultures department at Columbia University who went the indirect path to graduate school, gaining experience through a … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – Eight Years Out, Where Am I Now?

For the second article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20, today we have a unique perspective from Reid Monroe-Sheridan, the CEO and Representative Director of Tokyo Nexus Limited and an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Tokyo Law School. Anyone interested … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – From 10 years out the gate.

As the first article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, Lara Mones, who is a Program Officer with Japan Society’s Performing Arts Program, will discuss her experiences and tips for the eventual encounter with the job market in Japan-related fields. === … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? How one linguist carved out a niche using Japanese

Today we will be featuring a guest article by Joel Challender, a professional translator and interpreter who will discuss a bit about his career path and the process from the BA onward in the professional field. – Although Japanese language … Continue reading

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Japanese Studies M.A. In Action: How My Master’s Degree Prepared Me For My Professional Career

Elizabeth Mekaru is currently a Study Abroad Advisor for the University of Michigan Center for Global and Intercultural Study. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005 with a B.A. in Asian Studies, and taught English in Yokohama for … Continue reading

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CFN Tokyo Summer Career Forum 2013

Dates: June 29 (Sat.) & 30 (Sun.), 2013 Location: Tokyo Big Sight, West Hall 1F, 3-11-1 Ariake Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063 Career Forum is a job fair organized by DISCO International, where companies recruit their future employees. Likewise, candidates, primarily graduating students … Continue reading

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CFN London Career Forum 2013 [UK]

Dates: June 8th (Sat.) & 9th (Sun.),2013 Location: Earls Court Conference Centre, Warwick Road, London SW5 9TA Cost: Free to attend Website: http://www.careerforum.net/event/ldn/?lang=E A large range of prestigious companies will attend this unique Career Forum seeking to recruit internationally minded … Continue reading

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Announcement: NCC’s Team-Building Workshop in Japanese Studies

Do you: ·     Want to offer more undergraduate Japanese studies courses? ·     Need more Japanese digital resources? ·     Want to use interlibrary loan or document delivery from Japan? ·     Want to infuse … Continue reading

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Symposium: The Imperial Court in China, Japan, and Korea: Women, Servants, and the Emperor’s Household (1600-early 1900s)

Location: California, United States Symposium Date: 2013-04-18 The University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim is pleased to announce its April 18-19, 2013 symposium, “The Imperial Court in China, Japan, and Korea: Women, Servants, and the Emperor’s Household … Continue reading

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