Japanese companies hiring foreigners

October 22nd, 2012By Category: Work Tips

WORKSJAPAN.GLOBAL will hold FOUR job fairs for foreign students in Tokyo and Kyoto in the next few months showcasing approximately 100 leading Japanese companies attending.

Job seekers will be able to attend special seminars, lectures and speak with recruiting personnel from various companies. This is a great opportunity to gain insight and a position with companies that interest you!

Event Outline


  • December 9 (Sun) ,2012 10:00~18:00
  • February 10 (Sun), 201310:00~18:00
  • May 26 (Sun), 2013 10:00~18:00

Reception starts at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Akihabara UDX 4F (JR Akihabara Station / 1 minute walk)


  • January 12 (Sat), 2013 10:00~17:00

Reception starts at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Kyoto Karasuma Convention Hall (Municipal Subway Karasuma Line Shijo Station/ 3 minute walk)

※ Admission is free, but prior online registration is required.
Registration can be made at the URL below

Targeted participants

International students who are:

  • expected to graduate in April 2013~March 2014
  • 3rd grade undergraduate students, 1st grade graduate students, technical college students
  • Exchange students
  • Bilingual students

Purpose of event

International students who are looking to work in Japan can obtain recruitment/company information directly from Human Resource personnel.

This is a great opportunity to learn about job prospects from companies actively looking to hire international students.

  • Discuss employment information with Japanese companies that welcome foreign personnel.
  • Some companies are actively interviewing.
  • Many Japanese companies attend with their foreign subsidiaries will attend the event.

Previous Participating Companies (examples from last year)

Kao Corporation KYB Co., Ltd KOSE Corporation
KYOCERA Corporation Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. JFE Steel Corporation
Ube Industries, Ltd. Mitsui Chemicals, Inc Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc.
Rakuten, Inc. Marubeni Corporation KMEW Co.,Ltd
USJ Co., Ltd. Unicharm Corporation DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd LIXIL Corporation Seven-Eleven Japan Co,.Ltd

For more information about the event, visit

If you have any questions, please contact us at:
Tel: 0120-964-303
Email: jobfair@worksjapan.co.jp

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