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Each year, we implement over 100 events to support students in their career development endeavors within or outside of Japan, and/or in their pursuit of gaining specialized knowledge through higher education. Handouts and video recordings of every guidance/workshop/event/seminar are available on the WEB Library.

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AY2023

Fall: For Students Graduating in Sep.2024 & Mar.2025

*For in-person guidance, there will be no video or material published.

Organizer Date & Time Guidance Session Movie Handouts
APU+
Michael Page
10/20 (Fri)
18:00-19:00
Guidance from Michael Page for working in multinational firms Watch (E)
APU etc. 10/26 (Thu)
18:00-19:00
Job-hunting 101 for Graduate School Students: Everything you need to know about finding employment in Japan Watch (E) English1
English2
English3
APU+Jport 10/30 (Mon)
18:00-19:30
Job Hunting with APU Senpai - Tips and Advice from your JPort Seniors Watch (E)
APU+
Robert Walters
11/14(Tue)
18:00-19:30
What it's like working for a multinational company in Japan Watch (E)
APU+
TOYO KEIZAI
12/1 (Fri)
18:00-19:30
Learn How To Do Industry And Company Research (Advanced) Watch (J) Japanese
APU+
Fourth Valley
12/11(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Application form tips in English Watch (E)
APU+
Global Aichi
12/18(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Job-hunting for SMEs Guidance Watch (E)
APU+
Fourth Valley
12/19(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Preparatory Class for Interviews Watch (E)

Spring: For Students Graduating in Sep.2024 & Mar.2025

*For in-person guidance, there will be no video or material published.

Organizer Date & Time Guidance Session Classroom or Zoom
Information
Movie Handouts
APU etc. 4/20(Thu)
18:00-19:30
【in English】Job Hunting Kick Off Guidance Done Watch (E) English
APU etc. 4/24(Mon)
18:00-19:30
【in English】Job Hunting Kick Off Guidance Done Watch (E) English
APU etc. 5/2(Tue)
18:00-19:30
【English session】
Job Hunting Kick Off Guidance for Graduate School Students
Done Watch (E) English1
English2
APU+
J-Port
5/11(Thu)
18:00-19:30
【English session】
Job Hunting with APU Senpai - Tips and Advice from your J-Port Seniors
Done Watch (E)  
APU+
JAC Recruitment Malaysia
5/25(Thu)
18:00-19:30
【English session】
Job-Hunting Overseas Guidance (US, Canada and Malaysia)
Done Watch (E) English
APU+
Fourth Valley
Concierges
6/22(Thu)
18:00-19:30
【English session】
Application form tips in English: Advice for International Students
Done Watch (E) English
APU+
Fourth Valley
Concierges
6/27(Tue)
18:00-19:30
【English session】
Preparatory Class for Interviews and Group Discussion
Done Watch (E) English
○Advancement Graduate School
Date & Time Guidance Session Classroom or Zoom
Information
Movie Handouts
Advancement to Graduate School 7/21(Fri)
18:00-20:00
Pathways through Graduate School in Japan Done Watch (J)
Advancement to Graduate School 1/23(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Pathways through Graduate School in Japan Done Watch (J) Shinohara, Ph.D
Student
Graduate①
Graduate②

AY2022

Fall: For Students Graduating in Sep.2023 & Mar.2024

*For in-person guidance, there will be no video or material published.

Organizer Date & Time Guidance Session Classroom or Zoom
Information
Movie Handouts
APU +
Fourth Valley
Concierges
11/11(Fri)
18:00-19:30
【in English (Online)】
Preparatory Class for Interview and Group Discussion
Done   English
JAPI 12/6(Tue)
18:00-19:30
【in English (Online)】
Introduction of job-hunting websites for international students.
Done Watch (E)  
【Information Sessions and Other Semimars】
  Date & Time Event title Movie
International
Organizations
11/16(Wed)
16:10-17:50
[MOFA] What it takes to work in an int'l organization Watch
Until 17:00 on
11/30(Thu),2023

Spring: For Students Graduating in Sep.2023 & Mar.2024

Guidance Sessions for All Students
Guidance introducing required actions or activities to be undertaken before the start of selection process in March 2023.
Guidance Sessions on Overcoming Your Weak Points
Selection of guidance seminars aiming to develop specific skillsets.
Organizer Date & Time Guidance Session Zoom Information Movie Handouts
APU etc. 4/13(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Let’s start job-hunting: Kick-off guidance session (1)
General registration, schedule, the impact of COVID-19, internships, the employment screening process
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
Japanese5
APU 4/14(Thu)
18:00-19:30
English session: Let’s learn about job-hunting in Japan (1): The peculiarities of job-hunting in Japan
What’s a generalist? Job hunting tips for international students
* RU students can also participate.
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
MyNavi
4/18(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Why you should start your job search with an internship
What you can learn from an internship, early job offers, how to search for companies offering internships, selection process, types of internship
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
4/21(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Start your job search by looking for companies that offer internships
Workshop: We will share screens from job search sites and you will learn how to fill them out in a hands-on manner
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
4/25(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Finding your strengths and unique points (Self-analysis)
Workshop: How to begin a self-analysis based on your past actions
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU etc. 5/9(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Let’s start job-hunting: Kick-off guidance session (2)
Same content as (1)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
Japanese5
APU 5/11(Wed)
18:00-19:30
English session: Let’s learn about job-hunting in Japan (2): The peculiarities of job-hunting in Japan
Same content as (1)
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
JAPI
5/12(Thu)
8:00-19:30
English session: An introduction of job listings and job-hunting sites for international students
* RU students can also participate.
Information geared toward international students, English websites, etc.
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
Vein Global
5/13(Fri)
18:00-19:30
Japanese session: Information on job-hunting in Japan for international students
* RU students can also participate.
Information geared toward Japanese-basis international students
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
DISCO
5/16(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Why you should analyze industries and companies: How to find the industry and company that is right for you
Learning what industries there are, how to start from scratch to find an industry/company that is right for you, how to read management indicators, corporate philosophy, slogan, president's policy statement, expectations of ideal human resources; model employee image; employment conditions, etc.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
5/17(Tue)
18:00-19:00
What are job types? How to find the job that is right for you
Explanation of job types including sales, planning, administrative staff, system engineer, and more.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
5/18(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Job-hunting 101: How to write applications and resumes
Examples of application form questions, model sentences and poor examples, understanding a company's intentions for its questions, making an application form or resume unique to you, tips for statement of intent, time required for completion
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Gakujo
5/19(Thu)
18:00-19:30
How to write a statement of intent: “Your company is my first choice!”
Workshop: Differences between companies, common points for your job search, the importance of providing detailed examples
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Gakujo
5/23(Mon)
18:00-19:30
How to write a self-promotion essay: “My strengths are...”
Workshop: Using examples to evoke a detailed image of your strong points, how to write about your weak points
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
5/25(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Writing about the skills you learned as a student: Write passionately about what you worked hard on!
Workshop: Difficulties you faced because you worked hard; thoughts and actions that led to a solution to a problem and the role you played
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
5/26(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Interview tips: The importance of preparation and experience
Precautions for online interviews, face-to-face interviews, group interviews, and group discussions; companies’ points of view; sample questions; good answers and bad answers; asking the interviewers questions
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
5/30(Mon)
18:00-19:00
What is an online test? Know what it is and take the time to prepare!
Types of online tests; example questions; pitfalls of online tests that you need to experience to understand; and how companies handle test results
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU 6/1(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Ask the Career Office: How to leverage APU’s strengths in your job search
What are the strengths of APU students? Understand the experiences that are unique to APU, how APU differs from other universities, and how APU students are viewed from outside the university; recommended ways to use the Career Office; risks of aiming for major corporations (common among many APU students); online etiquette for APU students; how to use Career+ UC
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
6/2(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Let's learn about job hunting etiquette: You may be getting points deducted without even knowing it
Basic grooming, behavior, and language usage; letters, phone calls, and emails; pitfalls of online company information sessions; evaluations that start even before the interview begins
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU etc. 6/6(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Using information from the four job-hunting websites to ensure an efficient job search
Understanding the differences, strong areas, and recommended tools of the four major job hunting sites (Rikunabi, MyNavi, Asagaku, Career+) in one session
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
APU +
Robert Walters
6/7(Tue)
18:00-19:30
English session: What it means to work for a foreign-owned company
Explanation from a partner company; what it’s like to work overseas; differences in work styles between foreign-owned and Japanese companies
Done    
APU +
DISCO
6/8(Wed)
18:00-19:30
An introduction to industries: If you can’t narrow down potential companies, start by understanding industries
Quick, broad introduction to industries and trends; single companies that appear in multiple industries
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
6/9(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Online test session: There are things you can’t know about online tests until you try one
Online test session
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
6/13(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Explanation of online tests: How should you prepare to get your best score?
For APU students. Verbal vs. non-verbal; explanation of example questions and answers; purpose of aptitude tests and trying example questions
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
6/15(Wed)
18:00-19:30
There are more than just individual interviews: Join a group discussion!
Experience group work and group discussion Think about your role in the group; what is the company's point of view?
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Fourth Valley
Concierges
6/16(Thu)
8:00-19:30
Application form tips in English: Advice for international students
Tips for filling out application forms; understanding sample questions and the intention behind them; and how to view company websites
* RU students can also participate.
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
TOYO KEIZAI
6/17(Fri)
18:00-18:50
Let’s learn how to use databases
How to read the Toyo Keizai Digital Contents Library and Job Hunting Quarterly Reports
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Fourth Valley
Concierges
6/20(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Interview tips in English: Advice for international students
Understanding the intention behind interview questions; how to view company websites
* RU students can also participate.
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
Gakujo
6/22(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Writing an application that leverages APU's strengths! Application correction workshop (with older APU students)
Workshop: We will collect applications from students, show examples of corrected applications, and provide feedback
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
6/23(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Create your own unique application! Brush up workshop
Work on your application, character limit, writing that is easy for the reader to understand and imagine, writing that pulls the reader in, how to strike a chord with the reader
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Nikkei
6/27(Mon)
18:00-19:30
How to read business news: How to get job hunting tips from newspaper articles
The importance of understanding Nikkei Shimbun and other business news and how to leverage it for your job search
Done Watch (J)  
APU +
Oita Godo News
Company
6/29(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Explanation of current affairs by a newspaper reporter who covered the events!
Explanation of topics ,check point from Oita Godo Shimbun
Done    
APU +
DISCO
7/11(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Where do you want to work? Tokyo? Fukuoka? Comparing the advantages of working in Tokyo and Fukuoka.
Differences in work styles, remuneration, and private life between the two cities.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
7/20(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Job-hunting guidance session for guardians
General information on job hunting; the impact of COVID-19; what kind of support guardians should give their children
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
8/4(Thu)
13:00-15:00
Company tours: Take a behind-the-scenes look to get an idea of the company and the work
Using webcams and company videos to understand a company and its products, the meaning of work, and an idea of the work they do
Done    
【Information Sessions and Other Semimars】
  Date & Time Event title Movie
Advancement to
Graduate School
7/15(Fri)
18:30-20:00
Pathways through Graduate School in Japan Watch1
Watch2
Until 17:00 on
8/31(Thu),2023

AY2021

Fall: For Students Graduating in Sep.2022 & Mar.2023

Fundamental Guidance
Guidance introducing required actions or activities to be undertaken before the start of selection process
Theme-based Guidance
Selection of guidance seminars aiming to develop specific skillsets
Last-minute Guidance
1-day intensive guidance sessions to grasp the essence of job hunting. Final check before the start of selection process
Organizer Date & Time Guidance Session Zoom Information Movie Handouts
APU +
ECC
10/15(Fri)
18:00-19:30
Let’s learn about the airline industry: The future of the industry and preparing to apply
Understanding the airline industry; industry trends; preparing to apply for jobs
Done    
APU etc. 10/18(Mon)
18:00-19:30
There’s still time! Starting your job search from the fall(J)
Tips for preparing for job hunting in the fall; assistance with registering for job search sites
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
APU +
Alumni
10/19(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Working overseas after graduating from APU (with alumni participants)
Explanation of the various ways to secure a job overseas; APU’s strengths; and the reality of and precautions for working overseas
Done    
Students with
job offers +
APU +
Companies
10/20(Wed)
15:00-17:00
Job Hunting Tryout (1):
Interview feedback from corporate HR supervisors + consultations

Feedback from HR supervisors on mock interviews; understanding the intent of interview questions; roundtable discussion on industry and company trends; possibility of companies approaching individuals
Done    
APU 10/20(Wed)
10/25(Mon)
10/26(Tue)
10/27(Wed)
Revamped On-Campus Recruiting Guidance(J)
Revamped On-Campus Recruiting Guidance(E)
Done Watch (J)
Watch (J)
Watch (E)
Japanese
English
APU +
JAPI
10/21(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Let’s learn about job hunting in Japan in English: Starting your job search from the fall(E)
Why is job hunting in Japan is so different? What is a “generalist”? Tips from international students on job hunting in Japan
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
Recruit
10/25(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Online test session: There are things you can’t know about online tests until you try one
Online test session
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
en-courage
10/26(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Mock internship for students who could not join a summer internship
Session for students who could not join a summer internship; providing an idea of the work involved in an internship
Done Watch (J)  
APU +
MyNavi
10/27(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Creating a plan for what to do until the employment screening process starts in March 2022
When and what to do before the start of the employment screening process; tips for making a plan; planning for application forms, interviews, and written tests and preparation (e.g., suits, travel expenses, funds)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
10/28(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Preparing for fall and winter internships
What you can learn from an internship, early job offers, how to search for companies offering internships, selection process, types of internship
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
11/1(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Finding your strengths and unique points (Self-analysis)
How to begin a self-analysis based on your past actions, how much time it will take
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Recruit
11/2(Tue)
18:00-19:30
What’s an industry? Narrowing down or expanding the companies you should consider
Learning what industries there are, how to start from scratch to find an industry/company that suits you
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Gakujo
11/4(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Explanation of online tests: How should you prepare to get your best score?
For APU students. Verbal vs. non-verbal; example questions and answers with explanation; purpose of aptitude tests and trying example questions
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
BizReach
11/9(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Visiting alumni: How to locate alumni, tools, and etiquette
How to use BizReach Campus; tools and etiquette for locating other alumni
Done Watch (J) Japanese
Students with
job offers +
APU +
Companies
11/10(Wed)
15:00-17:00
Job Hunting Tryout (2):
Interview feedback from corporate HR supervisors +consultations

Feedback from HR supervisors on mock interviews; understanding the intent of interview questions; roundtable discussion on industry and company trends; possibility of companies approaching individuals
Done    
APU etc. 11/11(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Don’t limit yourself to one company! Learning to use the four major job-hunting sites
Understanding the differences, strong areas, and recommended tools of the four major job-hunting sites (Rikunabi, MyNavi, Asagaku, Career+) in one go
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
APU 11/15(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Ask the Career Office: How to leverage APU’s strengths in your job search
What are the strengths of APU students? Understand the experiences that are unique to APU, how APU differs from other universities, and how APU students are viewed from outside the university; recommended ways to use the Career Office; risks of aiming for major corporations (common among many APU students); online etiquette for APU students; how to use Career+ UC
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU etc. 11/16(Tue)
16:30-20:00
[Important!! The event has been changed from online to in-person]
Creating thinking session
Learn how to practice problem-solving using Dentsu events, workshops, and creative thinking
Done
APU +
MyNavi
11/18(Thu)
18:00-19:30
How to write application forms and resumes from scratch
Examples of application form questions, model sentences and poor examples, understanding a company's intentions for its questions, making an application form or resume your own, tips for writing your statement of intent, time required for completion
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Fourth Valley
Concierges
11/19(Fri)
18:00-19:30
Application form tips in English(E)
Explanation in English of tips for filling out application forms; understanding sample questions and the intention behind questions; and how to view company websites
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
Fourth Valley
Concierges
11/22(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Interview and online test tips in English(E)
Explanation in English of tips for filling out application forms; preparing for written and other tests; understanding sample questions and the intention behind questions; how to view company websites; and tips for online tests
Done Watch (E)
English
APU +
Recruit
11/24(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Interview tips: The importance of preparation and experience
Precautions for online interviews, face-to-face interviews, group interviews, and group discussions; companies’ points of view; sample questions; good answers and bad answers; asking the interviewers questions
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Recruit
11/25(Thu)
18:00-19:30
What is an online test? Know what it is and take the time to prepare!
Types of online tests; example questions; pitfalls of online tests that you need to experience to understand; and how companies handle test results
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU etc. 11/29(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Let's participate in a job-hunting roundtable discussion: Solving the problems you may be encountering in your job search
Representatives from four job-hunting websites will answer questions about job hunting in general
 
APU +
Recruit
11/30(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Let's learn about job hunting etiquette: You may be getting points deducted without even knowing it
Basic grooming, behavior, and language usage; letters, phone calls, and emails; pitfalls of online company information sessions; evaluations that start even before the interview begins
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Funai Soken
12/1(Wed)
16:30-18:00
The Attractiveness of Management Consulting Industry – A Talk by Senpai
A current Top consultant will speak out about the industry by discussing, among others, actual client cases. Take this opportunity to learn about the consulting job and grasp every point about consulting industry in a short period of time.
Done
APU +
Chori
12/2(Thu)
18:00-19:30
What it means to work for a specialized trading company: Appealing features and rewards
Find out what it's like to work for a specialized trading company and why it's so rewarding. Ask your questions directly to HR representatives at this roundtable discussion!
Done
APU +
DISCO
12/6(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Know how to read a company website: How to find a company's policy direction and passion
What you can learn from a company's website; how to read management indicators; items you must check (corporate philosophy, slogan, president's policy statement, expectations of ideal human resources; model employee image; employment conditions, etc.)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
DISCO
12/7(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Introduction to industries: Are you researching jobs without knowing what industries are out there?
Broad introduction to industries and trends; single companies that appears in multiple industries
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Nikkei
12/8(Wed)
18:00-19:30
How to read business news: How to get job hunting tips from newspaper articles
The importance of business news and how to leverage it for your job search
Done Watch (J)
APU +
MyNavi
12/9(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Create your own unique application! Brush up workshop
Work on your application, character limit, writing that is easy for the reader to understand and imagine, writing that pulls the reader in, how to strike a chord with the reader
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
12/14(Tue)
18:00-19:30
How to identify companies: Are the wages and conditions really okay?
Wages and allowances, premiums and related expenses, taxes, social insurance, conditions, benefits, facilities, working hours, overtime, harassment (including during the employment screening process)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Oita Godo
12/15(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Explanation of current affairs by a newspaper reporter who covered the events!
Three questions on each theme (Tokyo Olympics, etc.)
Done Watch (J)
APU +
Gakujo
12/16(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Writing an application that leverages APU's strengths! Application correction workshop (with older APU students)
Work on your application, character limit, writing that is easy for the reader to understand and imagine, writing that pulls the reader in, how to strike a chord with the reader
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Recruit
12/22(Wed)
13:00-15:00
Company tours: Take a behind-the-scenes look to get an idea of the company and the work
A must for job hunters who couldn't participate in a summer internship! Understanding a company and its products; the meaning of work; getting an idea of the work
Done
APU +
Recruit
1/12(Wed)
18:00-19:30
There are more than just individual interviews: Join a group discussion!
Experience group work and group discussion Think about your role in the group; what is the company's point of view?
Done Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
1/13(Thu)
18:00-19:30
【Cancell】Make-up and clothing for the job search: There is more you need to do than applications, interviews, and online tests!
Clothing, makeup, etc. (including examples from students in the Kanto and Kansai regions); dealing with sexual harassment; how to present your job-hunting style
 
APU +
Recruit
2/8(Tue)
18:00-19:30
If you are graduating in 2023, learn how to use job information!
If you are a student graduating in 2023, find out how to get job information and see what you can do in order to not stress out on the starting day of the selection.
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
APU etc. 2/15(Tue)
10:00-17:00
Pre-selection guidance session
Final confirmation of job-hunting preparations, self-analysis, industry and company research, application tips, interview tips, online test tips, etiquette
Done Watch (J)1
Watch (J)2
Watch (J)3
Watch (J)4
Watch (J)5
Watch (J)6
APU +
Accenture
2/22(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Working Overseas: English Resume writing Workshop for Foreign-affiliated Companies
Introduction of Accenture and the Philippines; the works of the employees and office atmosphere; resume workshop; recruitment process; Q&A
Done    
APU etc. 2/28(Mon)
18:00-19:30
Worries about job hunting in Japan due to Covid-19
Is the number of jobs available going to decrease?; Is it going to be more difficult to receive a job offer?; I don't understand how to do job hunting online (internships, exchanges with alumni, interview, etc.); How is the recruitment changing due to Covid-19? (online, early job offers, etc.)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
【Information Sessions and Other Semimars】
  Date & Time Event title Movie
International
Organizations
10/29(Fri)
18:00-19:40
Online Career Session
What it takes to work at an International Organization
Special Lecture 00:00~
Alumni’s Speech 48:00~
Watch
Until 12:00 on
3/31(Fri),2023
International
Organizations
11/4(Thu)
16:30-17:50
"International Organizations"
Their Significance and Challenges in the 21st Century
Watch
Until 12:00 on
3/31(Fri),2023
※Some parts of the audio may be cut off.

Spring: For Students Graduating in Sep.2022 & Mar.2023

Schedule & Information
Organizer Date & Time Guidance Zoom Information Movie Handouts
APU etc. 4/21(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Kick-off Career Guidance ①
(by Rikunabi・Mynavi・Gakujou・DISCO)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
Japanese5
Japanese6
Japanese7
Japanese8
Japanese9
APU +
MyNavi
4/22(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Internship Guidance Seminar for Starters ①
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
JAPI
4/23(Fri)
18:00-19:30
Kick-off Career Guidance for International Students ①
(by JAPI)
Done Watch (E) English
APU +
MyNavi
4/27(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Internship Screening Preparation Seminar ①
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
JAPI
5/11(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Kick-off Career Guidance for International Students ②
(by JAPI)
Done Watch (E) English
APU etc. 5/12(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Kick-off Career Guidance ②
(by Rikunabi・Mynavi・Gakujou・DISCO)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
Japanese4
Japanese5
Japanese6
Japanese7
Japanese8
Japanese9
APU +
MyNavi
5/13(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Internship Guidance Seminar for Starters ②
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
MyNavi
5/14(Fri)
18:00-19:00
Written Examination Preparation Seminar
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
5/25(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Internship Guidance – Looking for Opportunities and Writing Application Documents Part ①
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
MyNavi
5/27(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Internship Screening Preparation Seminar ②
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
6/7(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – How to Use Job Information Websites
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
6/8(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – How to Use Job Information Websites
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Gakujo
6/9(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – How to Use Job Information Websites
(by Gakujou)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
DISCO
6/10(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – How to Use Job Information Websites
(by DISCO)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
6/14(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Self-assessment Seminar
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
6/15(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Industry/Company Research Seminar
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
DISCO
6/16(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Comprehensive Introduction of Industries ①
(by DISCO)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
6/17(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Internship Guidance – Looking for Opportunities and Writing Application Documents Part ②
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Rikunabi
6/22(Tue)
18:00-19:00
ES Writing Seminar
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
NIKKEI
6/23(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Career Guidance – Utilizing Nikkei for Your Job Hunt ①
(by NIKKEI)
Done Watch (J)  
APU +
MyNavi
6/24(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Online Screening Preparation Seminar
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
6/29(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Interview Preparation Seminar
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
6/30(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Comprehensive WEB Test/Aptitude Test Practice Session ①
(by Rikunabi)
Done    
APU +
MyNavi
7/1(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Business Etiquettes for Job Hunting Seminar
(by Mynavi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
DISCO
7/6(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Comprehensive Introduction of Industries ②
(by DISCO)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
7/7(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Company Research and Interpretation for Internships Seminar
(by Rikunabi)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
OITA-press
7/8(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – Understanding current events and trending news for job hunting
(by OITA-press)
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
Japanese3
APU +
NIKKEI
7/13(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Career Guidance – Utilizing Nikkei for Your Job Hunt ②
(by NIKKEI)
Done Watch (J)  
APU +
Gakujo
7/14(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Career Guidance for Parents/Guardians
(by Gakujou)
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Plusem
7/15(Thu)
18:00-19:00
【Cancell】Where to work? Tokyo or Fukuoka – Comparing the 2 places
(by Plusem)
 
APU etc. 8/6(Fri)
15:00-17:00
SDG Initiatives from Leading Companies Done

AY2020

The On-Campus Recruiting & Special Hiring Program Guidance

Date For Movie Handouts
10/26(Mon)~10/28(Wed) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese

Fall: For Students Graduating in Sep.2021 & Mar.2022

Purpose of Guidance Sessions
APU+Rikunabi The Career Office is collaborating with Rikunavi to support students in preparing for job hunting and internships on top of encouraging them to undertake early actions for a better preparation and readiness.
APU+Mynavi The Career Office has partnered with Mynabi to bring a series of guidance seminar to help students to strengthen their ES writing skills for Fall/Winter internships and improve their competencies for the selection process.
APU+NIKKEI The main purpose is to train job seekers to conduct company research efficiently, utilizing the Nikkei Newspaper.
APU+Company This session will cover the main points in choosing industry/ companies and will assist you in creating a broader vision for your job hunting.
Schedule & Information
Organizer Date & Time Guidance Zoom Information Movie Handouts
APU +
MyNavi
10/5(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester①
(APU+Mynavi)

Projections of job-hunting activities for students graduating in September 2021 and March 2022, along with ways to find internship opportunities will be covered in this session.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Rikunabi
10/7(Wed)
16:30-17:30
Career Guidance for Fall semester①
(APU+Rikunabi)

Get all of the information you need ranging from how to start job-hunting activities through the recent market conditions caused by COVID-19.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
MyNavi
10/7(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Fall/Winter Internship Guidance Session ①
Points to be covered include merits of participating in an internship, different ways to participate in one, examples of online internships and points of caution.
The same content is covered in ① and ②, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
MyNavi
10/8(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Fall/Winter Internship Guidance Session ②
Points to be covered include merits of participating in an internship, different ways to participate in one, examples of online internships and points of caution.
The same content is covered in ① and ②, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
Rikunabi
10/14(Wed)
16:30-17:30
Aptitude Test ①
Points to be covered include “what is SPI?”, “what companies look for with such tests?”, your own characteristics and advices on finding suitable jobs and companies.
The same content is covered in ①,②and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/15(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Aptitude Test ②
Points to be covered include “what is SPI?”, “what companies look for with such tests?”, your own characteristics and advices on finding suitable jobs and companies.
The same content is covered in ①,②and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/19(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Aptitude Test ③
Points to be covered include “what is SPI?”, “what companies look for with such tests?”, your own characteristics and advices on finding suitable jobs and companies.
The same content is covered in ①,②and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/22(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Industry/Company Research Seminar
This session will cover the main points in choosing industry/ companies and will assist you in creating a broader vision for your job hunting.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/27(Tue)
18:00-19:30
SPI Comprehensive Test Preparation Course ①
In this session, take the opportunity to assess your current ability through a practice test and think about your next steps.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/28(Wed)
16:30-18:00
SPI Comprehensive Test Preparation Course ②
In this session, take the opportunity to assess your current ability through a practice test and think about your next steps.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done   Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
10/29(Thu)
18:00-19:30
SPI Comprehensive Test Preparation Course ③
In this session, take the opportunity to assess your current ability through a practice test and think about your next steps.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU
<English>
11/2(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester (English)①
The Career Office will be holding a webinar in English to explain important points which were covered in the Kick-off Job Hunting Guidance we had in early October.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
11/4(Wed)
18:00-19:00
ES Writing Workshop – Self-PR Part
We will discuss the difference between ES and Rirekisho, points being evaluated in ES and proper ways to compose your Self-PR statement in this session.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
11/5(Thu)
18:00-19:00
ES Writing Seminar
Points to be covered include industry research and Open ES. We will also examine your senpai’s examples to learn about the crucial points on job hunting.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
11/10(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester②
(APU+Rikunabi)

Get all of the information you need ranging from how to start job-hunting activities through the recent market conditions caused by COVID-19.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
11/11(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester②
(APU+Mynavi)

Projections of job-hunting activities for students graduating in September 2021 and March 2022, along with ways to find internship opportunities will be covered in this session.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
11/18(Wed)
18:00-19:00
ES Writing Workshop – Statement of Purpose Part
In this session, we will examine the reasoning behind interviewers’ questions to understand what they wish to see/hear, the tactics of company research and provide you tips on writing your Statement of Purpose.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
11/19(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Online Interview Seminar
Participate in this session to learn how to prepare for an online interview, and get all the advices you need.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
NIKKEI
11/24(Tue)
18:00-19:30
NIKKEI Career Seminar①
Smart and easy way to read the Nikkei Newspaper.
Done Watch (J)
APU +
JAPI
<English>
11/25(Wed)
16:30-18:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester (English)②
Get all of the information you need ranging from how to start job-hunting activities through the recent market conditions caused by COVID-19.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Company
11/26(Thu)
18:00-19:30
(TBD)
Career Guidance (General Trading Industry)
Predicting the future of General Trading Industry, Exchange meeting with APU graduates.
Done
APU +
MyNavi
12/2(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Online Screening Preparation Workshop ①
We will compare the different types of online interviews (including group interviews and mock interviews on Zoom), and provide you some advices to tackle the situation.
The same content is covered in ① and ②, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
12/3(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester③
(APU+Rikunabi)
Get all of the information you need ranging from how to start job-hunting activities through the recent market conditions caused by COVID-19.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
APU +
MyNavi
12/9(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance for Fall semester③
(APU+Mynavi)
Projections of job-hunting activities for students graduating in September 2021 and March 2022, along with ways to find internship opportunities will be covered in this session.
The same content is covered in ①,② and ③, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done   Japanese
APU +
NIKKEI
12/14(Mon)
18:00-19:30
NIKKEI Career Seminar②
How best to conduct company research utilizing Nikkei Newspaper.
Done Watch (J)  
APU +
Company
12/15(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Career Guidance (Specialized Trading Industry)
Predicting the future of Specialized Trading Industry
Done    
APU +
Rikunabi
12/17(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – Make-up Session
A session for students who were not proactive in preparing for their job hunting to catch up and start their job-hunting activities.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
1/12(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Online Screening Preparation Workshop ②
We will compare the different types of online interviews (including group interviews and mock interviews on Zoom), and provide you some advices to tackle the situation.
The same content is covered in ① and ②, please attend whichever session that fits better in your schedule.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
2/8(Mon)
17:00-18:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! ES Writing by Mynavi
Self-PR part
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
2/8(Mon)
18:00-19:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! ES Writing by Mynavi
Statement of Purpose Part
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
2/9(Tue)
18:00-19:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! Interview Skills (by Mynavi)
In-person? Online? Participate to find out how to prepare for an interview
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
2/10(Wed)
18:00-19:30
Airline Industry Online Seminar (ANA Fukuoka Airport Co., LTD +Rikunabi)
The speakers will provide an unobstructed view on the future of the airline industry and business operations, along with discussing the company’s operations.
(Target audience: students in their 1st/2nd year)
Done   Japanese
APU +
MyNavi
2/17(Wed)
18:00-19:00
Career Guidance – Concluding Session
Participate in this session to get last minutes advices and tips on how to plan your actions for March onwards, and know the 3 things you must do at the very least.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
2/18(Thu)
18:00-19:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! ES Writing
Understanding Intentions behind Questions
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
2/19(Fri)
18:00-19:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! Interview Skills
Preparation for Interviews
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
Rikunabi
2/26(Fri)
18:00-19:00
Last-minute Tips before Selection Process! Succeeding SPI Test
Review of the ABC!
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU +
JAPI
<English>
3/4(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Career Guidance for International Students – Make-up Session (English)
This is a make-up session about job hunting, participate to learn what you need to do and plan to get ready as the recruitment period will start soon.
Done Watch (J) Japanese
APU etc. 3/11(Thu)
18:00-19:30
Job Hunting Group Discussion
A gathering to discuss and share information about job hunting
Done    
APU +
DISCO
3/23(Tue)
18:00-19:30
Industry Introduction Seminar
(by DISCO)

Introducing 21industries out of 33 existing ones
Done Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2

Spring

No. Date Title For Movie Handouts
1 ①就活を始める前に… (J) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
2 ②Job hunting traps APU students should avoid (E) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
English
3 ③Job Hunting in Japan Starts Here Guidance (E) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
English
4 就活サイト 登録の流れ(J) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J)
5 6/8 コロナ危機下の就活対策~完全版~マイナビ編(J) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
6 6/10 コロナ危機下の就活対策~完全版~リクナビ編(J) Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
7 6/11 Kick-off Career Planning Guidance
~Don't Let COVID-19 Stop You~
Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
- English
8 6/17 Job Hunting Strategy - Analysis of Impacts on Industry - Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
- Japanese1
Japanese2
9 6/18 Tips on How to Write an Entry Sheet
~From self-analysis to self-promotion~
Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese
10 6/19 Tips on How to Write an Entry Sheet
~From industry research to creating a reason for application~
Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese1
Japanese2
11 6/26 Job Hunting Strategies Amid the Covid-19 Crisis
~tackling online interviews~
Students Graduating in
Sep.2021 & Mar.2022
Watch (J) Japanese

AY 2019

No. Date Title For Handouts
1 4/17 Job Hunting in Japan Begins Here Students Graduating in
Sep.2020 & Mar.2021
Japanese
2 4/25 Kick-off Career Planning Guidance Students Graduating in
Sep.2020 & Mar.2021
English

AY 2018

No. Date Title For Handouts
1 5/9 Career Guidance
- Designing your career in Japan -
Students Graduating in
Sep.2019 & Mar.2020
Japanese
English

AY 2017

No. Date Title For Handouts
1 5/18 Kick-off Career Planning Guidance Students Graduating in
Sep.2018 & Mar.2019
Japanese
English
2 10/4 Go JOB HUNTING ! Students Graduating in
Sep.2018 & Mar.2019
Japanese
English

AY 2016

No. Date Title For Handouts
1 10/7 Go JOB HUNTING ! Students Graduating in
Sep.2017 & Mar.2018
Japanese
English
2 1/26 Way to オンキャン Students Graduating in
Sep.2017 & Mar.2018
Japanese
English
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