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. 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
This Career Forum is brimming with content that can be beneficial even for those who have just started their job hunting journey! It's not only for students on the cusp of graduation, but also sophomores and juniors who are yet to begin their job search are welcomed to join!
Take advantage of the many resources available, such as workshops on how to write a Japanese resume - a topic that garners many questions, on-demand webinars, and a list of things to bring on the day of the forum, to further advance your job hunting preparations!
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 including
online study abroad) or were planning to study abroad but couldn’t go.
Experience living abroad
Mid-career professionals with study or work abroad experience
June 24th(Sat.), 2023
June 25th (Sun), 2023
CFN Special Seminar
The event site will close at 17:00 on June 25 (Sun.) and you will not be able to apply to companies after
June 24th (Sat) 9:00-9:50
"What employers want to know" Summarize & execute effective self-pr
Able to present an effective self-pr including your interest in the company is a must for an interview. Through this seminar, we will explain how to review and organize your experiences and values to present the best you.
Speaker:Atsuko Sakamoto (CEO of Prime Time Co., Ltd.)
Atsuko started her career at Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. as an international flight attendant, which included working on-board the Japanese Air Force One aircraft for the prime minister's visits to the United States and the Venice Summit. She then went on to work in recruitment and human resource development at BASF Japan Co., Ltd., an international chemical company. In 1995, she started an independent and entrepreneurial human resource consulting firm. Utilizing her experience analyzing successful and unsuccessful experiences of individuals she has met in her field of training and counseling, developed and released "Timing Management®" in 2005, a methodology that teaches the importance of timing in life and business. She has helped to support over 60,000 individuals in their career thus far. Currently, she is actively training, lecturing and writing to promote transformation and problem solving skills for people and organizations, working with a range of individuals from executives to new recruits and students. In, 2012, she won the "Stevie Award"(Women's Business Award), often called the Academy Award of the business world. She continues to provide job hunting support for students based on the "must have features for work" that she has learned through many years working in corporate human resource development.
June 25th (Sun) 9:00-9:50
How to prepare for a successful interview
To be successful in an interview is to understand what the interviewer wants to know and preparing your answers for it. During the seminar, worksheets will be hand out to help you reflect and organize your experiences and thoughts and how to deliver depending on the company you interview with.
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 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 mostly for large corporations.
CFN Presents Seminar
CFN, the organizers of the Boston Career Forum, will hold a seminar to help you prepare for the event this fall.
How to Navigate the Boston Career Forum 2023
June 25th (Sun) 16:00-17:00
The Boston Career Forum, the world's largest Career Forum for Japanese－English bilinguals. Held annually in Boston, this year, the event will take place Nov. 17 - 19 with approximately 170 companies participating. This seminar will explain what the Boston Career Forum is, when and how to best prepare for a successful three day job hunting event.
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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.