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2014 JET Program Welcome Back Reception

Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta

Dear Friends:

It is my pleasure to invite you to a Welcome Back Reception and Networking Event for Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program participants who completed their contracts in 2014.

This event will take place at my residence, located at 265 Blackland Road, Atlanta, GA 30342-4048, at 6:00 pm on Friday, November 14, 2014. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Packy Bannevans, Group Leader at Mitsui Plastics, Inc. and a former JET Program participant. Representatives from Japanese recruiting firms based in Atlanta will also be available for networking and to provide job search guidance.

A follow-up email will be sent regarding parking instructions at a later date. Attire for the evening is business casual. Kindly RSVP by Friday, November 7, 2014 by emailing or calling 404-926-3020.

Unfortunately, due to limited capacity, I am afraid we cannot accommodate guests.

I look forward to seeing you there.


Kazuo Sunaga
Consul General of Japan
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3:00 PM15:00

Professional & Career Development Seminar

Professional and Career DevelopmentThe Japan-America Society of Georgia, JET Alumni Association of the Southeast (JETAASE), and Pasona NA, Inc. present a professional & career development seminar to explore the key elements of career planning and achieving your professional goals. This event also features a panel discussion by representatives from Japanese and American companies who will discuss advice and suggestions on landing your dream job and advancing your career.

Friday, November 14, 2014
3:00pm – Registration Opens
3:30pm – Presentation & Panel
5:00pm – Network Reception
5:30pm – Close

Baker Donelson: Monarch Plaza, 3141 Peachtree Rd NE #1600, Atlanta, GA 30305 (404) 577-6000

Main Topics:
  • Current Hiring Trends of Employers
  • Resume Writing
  • Best Interview Practices
  • Effective Use of Career Planning Resources
  • Refining Your Networking Skills
  • Setting Personal and Professional Goals

This Event is Perfect For…

  • People interested in the JET Program
  • People taking the JLPT Japanese Proficiency Test
  • Businessmen and women seeking new opportunities at Japanese and/or American companies
  • People seeking to work in Japanese companies or students learning Japanese who want to apply their language skills to a professional career in a Japan-related field
  • People who are planning or want to work in Japan

  • Registration:

    Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 13, 2014
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to Nov 9

International Career Forum in Boston

Large Career Forum with participating companies from all different industries, including 80 companies requiring just business level Japanese and 12 companies looking for only conversational Japanese speakers such as:

  • All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
  • Amazon Japan
  • Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.
  • Don Quijote Co., Ltd.
  • Expedia, Inc.
  • Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.(Uniqlo)
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Line Corporation
  • NTT Docomo, Inc.
  • Rakuten
  • Softbank Group
  • Sony Corporation
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

and many more.

Registration and attendance is free.

More information on the Boston Career Forum is available at:
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