The Job Hunt: Resources (4)

job opening - 5In four previous articles, we introduced a number of sites that are helpful for finding Japan-related jobs.

The Job Hunt: Getting Started:
The Job Hunt: Resources
The Job Hunt: Resources (2)
The Job Hunt: Resources (3)

This week we’re providing more resources we’ve found across the web, either from general searches or Japanese Studies university webpages. If you’re looking for new ideas about what kind of jobs are out there and where to search, some of these places may be good ones to start. There is some information about the sites at a glance, as well as brief comments from users who sent the links our way. For questions about the specifics of each company, please contact the site administrators directly.


HiWork (

The site has Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean options, though many of the search functions are mixed with Japanese. Searches can be conducted by region or a large set of other advanced options. The site has lots of job postings, especially for sales and translation jobs. There are also some great guides to writing Japanese resumes and other working/living in Japan resources.

JapanCareer (

JapanCareer offers Japanese and English-language sites, with free registration. After registration, you can receive career counseling and information about available positions. Their search options only appear to be available if you register, so we cannot provide further information here.

JobStreet (

Here you can search by title, skills, keywords, and by specialization. A good portion of the job listings are located in Singapore, but there are also others. Generally speaking, listings are limited compared to some other sites.

iiicareer (

Job listings can be searched within the United States as well as in Japan, and are subsequently broken down by area. Target searches can then be narrowed by job category, language (English, Japanese, both, or other), and the length of work desired (Full time, part time, temp, etc.). They also have recruiters to help with getting jobs with Japanese companies in the United States.


That’s it for now– more soon! Have any other sites you frequently use or have heard about that we didn’t list above or in previous articles? Please send us an email at and let us know so we can include it in a future post!



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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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