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Job Hunting for College Students (就活) Part 2 Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

Here is part 2 of job hunting Japanese style (see Part 1). So what happens if you did not get a job before you graduate from college? Here are two options. You graduate from college and continue to look for a job = 就職浪人(shushoku ronin). 浪人 (ronin) is a wandering samurai without a lord. So…

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Job Hunting for College Students (就活)Part 1 Posted by on Nov 29, 2021

This time, I will write how Japanese university students get a job – the system of 就職活動 (shushoku katsudo).  It is abbreviated as 就活 (shukatsu). As this is a complicated yet interesting system, I will make this in 2 parts. First of all, most of Japanese college students start college in April and graduate four…

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