Mar 23

JCAW Symposium: Global Opportunities through Japanese Language 03.23.12

Thanks to JETAA DC Secretary Leigh Ann Mastrini. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97).

On April 7, 2012, the Japan Commerce Association of Washington, DC (JCAW) will be hosting a symposium on “Global Opportunities through Japanese Language” – The purpose of the Symposium is to provide a networking opportunity for students of Japanese language who want to pursue related careers, and corporations or government agencies interested in hiring American students who speak Japanese and understand Japanese culture.

Please see the link and introduction below for more information and more importantly, to register by 03.23.12!
http://www.jcawf. org/japanese/ program/cherry_ blossom_centenni al/education/ symposium/

As Japanese companies seek to diversify, they are looking to the United States as a valuable resource. This presents an enormous opportunity for students and individuals with all levels of Japanese language skills and cultural understanding. This symposium will explore the possible global HR strategies of Japanese companies, the challenges faced by individuals with Japanese language skills who are presently working with Japanese companies, and the emerging opportunities for students and individuals pursuing Japan-related careers.

* Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012
* Time: 8:00AM Registration Begins to 3:20PM Program (short reception follows)
* Place: Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
* Deadline: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
* Fee: FREE (Must be registered for light breakfast and Lunch)

Please join us at the Symposium on Global Opportunities through Japanese Language, presented by the JCAW Foundation. This one-day event will bring together Japanese corporations, government agencies, and students who are pursuing Japan-related career opportunities. It will explore challenges, possibilities, and benefits learned for all parties involved.

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