Tokyo Summer Career Forum 2022

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The largest Japanese-English bilingual job fair in Japan!
Tokyo Summer Career Forum is one of the largest job fairs in Japan for Japanese-English bilinguals. This is an opportunity for you to meet company representative in-person at Tokyo Big Sight (COVID-19 preventative measures will be taken). It’s not just company information sessions, but an event with a chance to interview with companies and even receive a job offer by the end of the event. Those with study abroad experience, those who are returning to Japan for the summer, those who have lived abroad, as well as those who were planning to study abroad but couldn’t due to COVID-19 are all welcome to attend. Make the most of this opportunity!
Preparations for participating in the Tokyo Summer Career Forum
① Watch "How to walk around Tokyo Summer CF" one week before the event (online) ② Participate in "Know-how Seminar: Self-PR" before joining Day 1 (face-to-face) ③ Participate in "Know-how Seminar: Interview Preparation" before joining Day 2 (face-to-face)

infoEvent Information

June 25th (Sat.) & 26th (Sun.), 2022
Tokyo Big Sight, East Hall 4-5
3-11-1 Ariake Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063
Participating Companies List
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targetQualifications to Participate

Japanese-English bilingual and one of the following:
  • Graduated from or currently enrolled in a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. program outside of Japan
  • Enrolled in a Japanese university and have/had study abroad experience (eg. exchange program) (incl. online study abroad) or were planning to study abroad but couldn’t go due to COVID-19
  • Experience living abroad
  • Mid-career professionals with study or work abroad experience

timetableEvent Schedule

June 25th(Sat.), 2022
Registration opens
Pre-event seminar
Event starts
Registration closes
Event ends

June 26th (Sun), 2022
Registration opens
Pre-event seminar
Event starts
CFN Special Seminar
Registration closes
Event ends

Note The event site will close at 17:00 on June 26 (Sun.) and you will not be able to apply to companies after that.

Special Seminars before Tokyo Summer Career Forum

There will be 2 special seminars held on the mornings of the Tokyo Summer CF to help you get last minute advice before the event. Day 1 will focus on self-pr, day 2 on interview preparation. Take advantage of both seminars to maximize your opportunity for a successful job-hunting experience at the Tokyo Summer Career Forum.

Know-how Seminar: Self-PR

June 25th (Sat) 9:00-9:55
『This is what employers want to know!』 How to appeal to employers through self-pr
Strong self-pr is vital in the interview process. In this seminar, we will use the PREP method to explain how best to prepare a self-pr that encompasses the key points that employers want to hear and know from you. We will also teach you how to evaluate all of your skills and experiences as well as assess your ideas/values.
Atsuko Sakamoto
Speaker: Atsuko Sakamoto
(CEO of Prime Time Co., Ltd.)
Joined Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. as an international flight attendant. Also worked on-board the Prime Minister’s private plane (flew to the United States for the Venice Summit). She then went on to work in recruitment and human resource development at BASF Japan Co., Ltd., an international chemical company. She started an independent and entrepreneurial human resource consulting firm in 1995. Utilizing her experience analyzing successful and unsuccessful individuals met in their field of training and counselling, developed and released “Timing Management®” in 2005, a practical ethology that teaches the importance of timing in life and business. Has helped to support over 60,000 individuals in their career thus far. Currently widely active in training, lecturing and writing to promote transformation and problem solving for people and organizations, working with a range of individuals from executives to new recruits and students. Won the “Stevie Award” (Women’s Business Award) in 2012, often called the Academy Award of the business world. Provides job hunting support for students based on the “Elements Required for Work” that have been learned through many years working in corporate human resource development.
Participate in "Know-how Seminar: Self-PR" before joining Day 1 (face-to-face)

Know-how Seminar: Interview Preparation

June 26th (Sun) 9:00-9:55
Preparing your own “episodes” that will be evaluated in an interview
Understand what the interviewer wants to know in an interview, and based on that, learn how to prepare and talk about your own experiences (or “episodes”) in a clear and comprehensive way. We will distribute worksheets to all participants on the day and practice how to speak in interviews with you.
Takemi Komiya
Speaker: Takemi Komiya
(CEO of Recruitment & Development Institute Co., Ltd.)
Joined IBM Japan in 1993. Served as a recruitment team leader in personnel affairs and also taught recruitment theory and methods outside the company in lectures. Became a Tokyo Metropolitan University student counselor in 2005, helping students to develop their careers. Established a recruitment and training research company in 2008 and, using experiences gained working with both companies and universities, currently provides recruitment and training support for mostly large companies.
Participate in "Know-how Seminar: Interview Preparation" before joining Day 2 (face-to-face)

【For the first 200 candidates to arrive on both days】 Perfect for when you’re busy! We will be gifting 1,000 JPY Uber Eats vouchers

For this year’s Tokyo Summer Career Forum we have teamed up with Uber Eats! Here to support all those who are busy job hunting! With Uber Eats you can order from a wide range of meals to give yourself a much needed break and refuel for your job hunt.
Uber Eats とコラボ
We will be gifting 1,000 JPY Uber Eats vouchers to the first 200 candidates to arrive at the Tokyo Summer Career Forum on both days.

Vouchers available :
25th June (Sat) :
First 200 candidates
26th June (Sun) :
First 200 candidates

Please Note :
  • Vouchers can be redeemed at the event Headquarters from 16:00 on both days.
    When redeeming your voucher, it is essential you provide the token you received upon arrival at the venue.
  • The voucher can be used within in Japan only.

CFN Presents Seminar

CFN, the organizers of the Boston Career Forum, will hold a seminar to help you prepare for the event this fall.
June 26th (Sun) 16:00-17:00
How to Navigate the Boston Career Forum 2022
The world’s largest Japanese-English bilingual job fair, the Boston Career Forum, will be held for the first time in 3 years this fall. This year’s event will take place Nov. 4th (Fri.) – 6th (Sun.) in Boston, Massachusetts. This seminar will explain what kind of event the Boston Career Forum is, and how to best prepare for the event.

Download the CFN App for easy entry Download the CFN App for easy check in!

Please use the CFN app to check in at registration on the day of the event to enter the event hall. Download the CFN App and update it to the most recent version in advance to allow for smooth entry.