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Life after Japanese Studies: Identifying, Maintaining, Contributing to and Building (non-academic) Professional Networks

Life after Japanese Studies: Identifying, Maintaining, Contributing to and Building (non-academic) Professional Networks — This guest series features Danielle Reed, who launched her own consulting practice PinPath, LLC in November 2019. Previously she worked as the Senior Program Director of … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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Job openings: Japanese embassy in Washington DC

There are two full-time positions available at the Embassy of Japan in DC and one unpaid internship available at the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC). Economic Section Administrative Assistant: Political Section Administrative Assistant: JICC Internship: If … Continue reading

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Is Home Stay in Japan right for you?

The decision whether to do a home stay or to live in a dorm while studying abroad is a personal one.  In order to make this decision effectively, you need to honestly evaluate yourself – specifically, what you can handle … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt – Getting Started

My name is Danielle and senior year of college I was a Japanese 101 tutor and that was the only job that I had at Gettysburg College. I did not do any sort of internship. Over my summers I worked … Continue reading

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