In general, job hunting in Japan is carried out before graduation, and employment is decided before graduation. It is necessary to know the job hunting schedule in advance.
For your job hunting, learn from the experiences of people who actually studied and successfully got a job in Kyoto after graduation.
En-masse recruitment is common in Japan. The timing of this selection is from June. The official timing for provisional job offers is October; however, this only applies to Keidanren-affiliated companies and their subsidiaries, and there are also exceptions among these affiliated companies, so it is necessary to confirm on an individual basis.
When job hunting, it is essential to collect information. The following five methods are common in Japan.
"There is a lot of information on companies and seminars posted on the Internet.
In most cases you can also apply to attend briefings, etc., online.
In Kyoto, we strongly support the employment for international students
There many things to support international students employements such as job hunting events, paid internship and matching service with companies.
In Kyoto, not only schools but government institutions (Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto city), economic organizations, and private enterprises support international students concerning employment at “ALL KYOTO”. At this site, international students considering employment can find information concerning the latest employment support services and event information. All services and events listed on these pages are offered free of charge.
KyoTomorrowAcademy=KTA is a community for international students who are studying in Kyoto.
In this community,there will be lots of opportunities to improve Japanese skills and also to get to know about Japanese companies through many interactive activities!
The International Student Study Kyoto network offers opportunities for international students to experience real work experience at Kyoto companies. It is continually working to support students’ understanding of Japanese work life and their search for employment and other activities in Japan. Through our Internship Program, the participating students work as an intern at a company during their school summer break. The working hours are set following the internship guideline. (The paid internship requires 80 working hours or more, while the unpaid internship only allows up to 40 working hours for three or more days.)
It provides a service where, in order to promote the activities of human resources from overseas in the prefecture, specialist counselors provide counseling, carefully addressing the concerns and questions international students have regarding finding employment.
Organized jointly by Kyoto Prefectural International Center and Kyoto Job Park, this is a forum where international students who wish to find employment in Japan can learn about Japanese companies and exchange information with Japanese companies. Discussions and exchanges are held in Japanese only.
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