2/21/15 JETAASC Meishi Exchange and Career Forum

Meishi EX FINALJoin 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:

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140630005299/en/Forbes-Renee-Fraser-California-%E2%80%9CPower-Player%E2%80%9D#.VNJpIZ3F_zg

Event Schedule
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!