Career & Networking Forum
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 4:45 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The JET Alumni Association along with the University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim and Master of Arts in Asia and Pacific Studies (MAPS) Program will host a Career and Networking Forum. JET Alumni from all fields, MAPS graduates, 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.
Organizations looking for employees, interns or volunteers are invited to host a table at the event.
- 4:45pm - Doors Open
- 5:00pm - Keynote Speakers
- 7:00pm - Event Ends
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 the Pacific Rim is a leader in bridging the Pacific through programs that promote understanding, cooperation and cultural exchange. The Center for the Pacific Rim 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 the Pacific Rim 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 Asia 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.
When & Where
University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies
Registered Organizations Include:
- Robert Walters California Recruiting
- German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
- Peace Corps
- Japanese Chamber of Commerce
- Japanese Community Youth Council
- Volunteers in Asia
- Monterey Institute of International Studies
- True World Foods
- Center for Asian American Media
- Japanese American Museum of San Jose
- San Francisco Osaka Sister City Association
- Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association
- San Jose Okayama Sister City Association
- Pasona Recruiting
- The Asia Foundation
- The Keizai Society
- China SF
- University of San Francisco
- JET Alumni Association of Northern California