Join us this Saturday for our largest professional event of the year – the 2015 JETAASC Meishi Exchange and Career Forum. This event is open to all JETs and Friends of JETs interested in tapping into a larger professional network and learning how to apply skills developed while working abroad to further their careers.
When: Saturday, February 21st 1-5pm
Where: Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 South San Pedro St, LA CA 90012 (Garden Room A)
Entry fee: $5 (including light refreshments)
RSVP: Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/m5C4Ept6ka
Business attire is expected!
You will have an opportunity to:
Network with businesses and JET alumni connected to Japan professionally in a variety of industries, and learn how others with a background in Japanese navigated the process of beginning work with Japan-related careers. We’ll have representatives from:
- Consulate General of Japan, Los Angeles
- Fraser Communications
- Teruko Weinberg, Inc. recruiting
- Pasona, Inc. recruiting
- TriCom Quest recruiting
- DCM Creations recruiting
- United Online
- JTB USA
- Elephant Tours
- Sony Pictures Entertainment
- Rumrunner Films
- John Stokes Financial
- And More!
– Learn how to market your knowledge of Japanese for relevance across different sectors. At our panel and roundtable discussions, company representatives and JET Alumni will offer valuable strategies for pursuing a Japan-related career – or – applying your skills to non-Japan-related fields.
For our moderator, we are honored to have Dr. Renee Fraser, Founder and CEO of Fraser Communications and friend of the Japan-America Society. Please see Dr. Fraser’s accomplishments as recently published by Forbes Magazine:
1 – 2pm Registration and networking (light refreshments provided)
2 – 3pm Panel discussion: “How can JET Alumni harness and market key skills developed abroad that are in demand with companies across different sectors? Challenges and Strategies for Success.”
3 – 4pm Round-table discussions with recruiters / company representatives
4 – 5pm Networking (coffee / dessert provided)
Come ready with questions, resumes, and your meishi!