Tag Archives: employment

Resource: JREC-IN

I was recently introduced to the website JREC-IN, a portal for job listings in university teaching and research fields in Japan. As tenure track positions here in the US (I apologize, I’m not familiar with the situations in Canada, UK, … Continue reading

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What can you do with a BA in Japanese? Welcome to the Wonderful World of Patent Law

[Today’s post is by a graduate of Gettysburg College who spent several years working in the patent field. Here she introduces the various opportunities that graduates with skills in Japanese and a variety of other fields can take advantage of to … 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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Resource: Black Tokyo

I was going to post this originally as a Fun Link Friday link, but while there’s definitely a lot of fun stuff on here, such as a recently posted video jokingly “hating” on tiny Japanese beer cans, Black Tokyo | … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: At Home Abroad: The Contemporary Western Experience in Japan

With Japan’s graying working population rapidly dwindling, supplementing the labor shortage with non-Japanese workers has been proposed as one solution to this demographic crisis.  It is crucial, however, that foreign nationals not only be “imported,” but also that Japanese and … Continue reading

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Translation services and the video game industry

Today we’re featuring a guest post by Natalie Jones, who works at the marketing team of Quick Lingo, a translation services company. In her article, she discusses video game translation as one avenue for aspiring translators, and talks a bit … Continue reading

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Job opening: Asia Programs Director at UNC Chapel Hill

UNC Chapel Hill is looking for an Asia Programs Director to start in December 2012. This position establishes, manages, and promotes all study abroad programs in Asia. It requires close collaboration within the Study Abroad Office with those responsible for … Continue reading

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