Summer Career Forum 2020 ONLINE

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Summer Career Forum 2020 ONLINE
Summer Career Forum 2020 ONLINE
Until June 28th (Sun), 2020
Job hunt online this summer! Participate from anywhere in the world!
To prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Japan's biggest Japanese-English bilingual job fair “Tokyo Summer Career Forum 2020” has been changed to “Summer Career Forum 2020 Online.”
  • The event will not be held at Tokyo Big Sight [6/27 (Sat), 28 (Sun)], and will now shift to an online application and recruiting style.
  • This website will be available until June 28th (Sun.) 5:00PM, and you can continue to check company information and recruitment information, as well as apply to companies until then.
  • The selection process and how the online company seminars/interviews will be conducted will vary by company.
  • Those who have already registered for “Tokyo Summer Career Forum 2020” do not need to re-register. You can continue utilizing your CFN resume and application history.

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)
  • Currently in Japan, but have experience living abroad
  • Mid-career professionals with study or work abroad experience

targetQ & A

Q.What will happen to the event format?
A.There will be no information sessions/interviews held at the venue (Tokyo Big Sight). The selection process, from application to interviews will be done online.
Q.When and how will interviews be conducted?
A.The date of the interview and how the interview will be conducted will vary by company. Most companies will conduct interviews using web conferencing tools (ex. Skype, Zoom, Google Hangout, Webex, etc.). The company will contact applicants directly regarding the date of the interview and the method.
Q.Are all participating companies on the “Participating Companies List”?
A.The company list will be updated as new companies sign up. We recommend that you check the participating companies list frequently, apply early, and continue job hunting.
Q.Is there an opportunity to participate in company information sessions?
A.Whether the company will have information sessions or not, the style, the schedule, etc. will vary by company. First, check the company profile and job posting from “Participating Companies List”. If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact the company directly. The contact information is available on each company’s job posting. (When contacting companies, be sure to specify the event name and job title for which you are inquiring about.)
Q.What should I do if the company I applied to is no longer participating?
A.The company will contact you regarding further actions. We recommend that you check your email and “My CFN” frequently.
Q.What kind of positions are available?
A.There are various types of positions such as internships, full-time positions, and contract positions. You can apply from anywhere in the world. Companies are understanding of students’ current situations and are more flexible, so we recommend actively applying to companies. For more information, please see the job postings for each company.