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Asia-Pacific Career & Networking Forum (JETAANC and University of San Francisco)

JETAANC

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Asia-Pacific Career & Networking Forum (JETAANC and...

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The event is open to JET Alumni, USF students, Friends of JET, and contacts at organizations looking for employees, interns, or volunteers.
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The JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC.org) along with the University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies and Master of Arts in Asia and Pacific Studies (MAPS) Program will host a Career and Networking Forum. JET Alumni from all fields, MAPS students, MAPS alumni, and undergraduates from fields related to Asia Pacific Studies are invited to attend the event, network with their peers and meet organizations looking for employees, interns and volunteers.

** WHEN ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES, YOU MAY REGISTER AT THE DOOR. **

Event Schedule - Wednesday, October 1, 2014

4:30 p.m. Participating organizations may arrive to set up table space
5:00 p.m. Doors open to attendees
5:00-6:00 p.m. Open networking with participating organizations, alumni,and friends
6:00-6:10 pm. Welcome Remarks

  • Ms. Nobue Ozawa, Advisor for Educational Affairs,Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco
  • Professor Brian Komei Dempster, Director ofAdministration, University of San Francisco Master ofArts in Asia Pacific Studies 

6:10-6:50 p.m. Alumni and Friends Career Panel

  • Moderator: Mr. Mark Frey, President, JETAANC
  • Mr. Alex Aquino, Partner, Ankh Marketing & Black Scale
  • Mr. Stephen Katayama, General Manager, Kintetsu International(KIE) travel consultants; Japanese Chamber of Commerce ofNothern California Community Outreach chair
  • Ms. Maria Piper, Director of Prep Program, Dev Bootcamp (JET Alumni, Niigata Prefecture ’09-’10)
  • Ms. Linda Valente, Philanthropy and Public Affairs Group Coordinator, San Francisco AIDS Foundation (JET Alumni, Iwate Prefecture ’00-’03)
  • Dr. Brad Washington, Assistant Professor, International and Multicultural Education; Coordinator, Online Master of Arts in TESOL, University of San Francisco (MAPS Alumni, ’06, Ed.D. ’10)

6:50-8:00 p.m. Open networking resumes with participating organizations,alumni, and friends

8:00 p.m. Event concludesAttendees are invited to join JETAANC at Barrel HeadBrewhouse, Fulton & Masonic Ave (1785 Fulton St.)

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Participating organizations and alumni representatives so far for this year include both for-profit and non-profit organizations and institutes of higher education, including (in alphabetical order): 

* Please note: organizational representatives may be subject to change on the day of the event. Organizations may not be present the full length of the event - check with the registration table for assistance.

Join over 100 registered participants to meet representatives and alumni working at organizations including:

Business, Recruiting, & Technology
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Airbnb
Ankh Marketing and Black Scale
btrax, Inc.
Dev Bootcamp
Facebook
Glassdoor
iii career (interesse international inc.)
Kintetsu International Express (KIE)
MORE Health, Inc.
Motion Portrait
Omni Online Solutions
Pasona, Inc.
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Threadflip
TOP US - San Francisco
Urban Ember
Virgin America

Community Groups & Non-Profit Organizations
Bay Area Council
Center for Asian American Media
ChinaSF
Give2Asia
Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California
Japan Society of Northern California
JET Alumni Association of Northern California / JET Program
Keizai Society
San Francisco Japanese-English Toastmasters (SF JETS)
US Catholic China Bureau
VIA (Volunteers in Asia)
Wai Wai Japanese Social Club

Government & Sister City Organizations
California State Assembly, Office of Assemblymember Phil Ting
City & County of San Francisco Department of Elections
Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association
Peace Corps
San Francisco - Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee
Sunnyvale Sister City Association

Higher Education
Academy of Art University
Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences
California Institute of Integral Studies
University of California Berkeley Educational Opportunity Program, Undocumented Student Program
University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies
University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies Executive Advisory Board
University of San Francisco Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies
University of San Francisco School of Law
University of San Francisco School of Management

 
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ABOUT THE HOST ORGANIZATIONS: 

The JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) represents the nearly 3,000 former participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program who now live in Northern California and Nevada. JETAANC continues the mission of the JET Program to foster foreign language education and grass-roots internationalization. The organization works closely with the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco as well as other Japan related local organizations. All JET Alumni have at least a bachelor's degree; many have graduate degrees as well as experience working in many different industries.

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is a leader in bridging the Pacific through programs that promote understanding, cooperation and cultural exchange. The Center for Asia Pacific Studies promotes and fosters research and teaching through symposia, conferences, public programs, fellowships, a Chinese Studies research group and a visiting scholars program. The Center for Asia Pacific Studies oversees and is the primary administrative office for the Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS), the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History and the journal Asia Pacific Perspectives.

The Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) program at the University of San Francisco provides students with cultural competency and knowledge of the Asia Pacific region. Highlighting the area's rich history and diverse cultures, this innovative, interdisciplinary program allows students to grow intellectually and realize their future goals. The MAPS Program prepares students for a variety of careers, including those in the public and non-profit sectors, international education, foreign service and business.

Have questions about Asia-Pacific Career & Networking Forum (JETAANC and University of San Francisco)? Contact JETAANC

When & Where


University of San Francisco
McLaren Conference Center
San Francisco, CA 94117

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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JETAANC

The JET Alumni Association of Northern California (JETAANC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of former participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program who now live in Northern California or Nevada. The all-volunteer organization serves as a network and resource for alumni, and provides assistance to the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco for a wide range of initiatives, including local U.S.-Japan exchange activities and recruitment and orientation for the JET Program.

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