The event information is for 2014. Information for 2015 will be available soon.
Travel Scholarship available for selected participants          Internship positions available          Positions specially for MBA and technical candidates also available
Before the Career Forum“How to Prepare for NYCF” Webinar Completed. Back Numbers.
Topics such as how to prepare for the New York Career Forum and interviewing tips will be shared just for New York Career Forum registrants! Also, during the Q&A session, DISCO International will answer your questions live. This is a must-not-miss webinar for those thinking of participating in the Career Forum.
*Details and how to participate will be sent to New York Career Forum registrants via email.
Before the Career ForumNetwork Reception in New York
A day before New York Career Forum, join other Career Forum participants for a casual reception. Receive tips from Nikkei America staff on how to utilize Nikkei Online for job searching as well as get last minute advice for the Career Forum! It will be a great opportunity to network with other Japanese-English bilinguals.
*Details and application information will be sent out to New York Career Forum registrants via email by Thu.,February 6.
Date & Time: Thursday, February 20, 2014 6:00PM – 8:00PM
At the Career ForumLounge for Candidates
A lounge to prepare for interviews as well as to converse and network with other candidates will be available at the event. Check for the location of the candidates' lounge on the day of the event.
At the Career ForumCounseling Corner
DISCO International staff will answer your questions about job searching. Visit the Headquarter on the day of the event to reserve a time slot (30 minutes).
* Counseling will be conducted by appointment only.
At the Career ForumJapanese Lunch Boxes for Purchase
If you are too busy with interviews to go out to buy lunch or it's too cold to go out, vendor selling Japanese bread and bento (lunch boxes) will be available during lunchtime. Grab some lunch to ensure you have plenty of energy in the afternoon to continue meeting with companies.
*Depending on the time, items may be sold out or not available.
for more details
February 21st(Fri.) & 22nd(Sat.), 2014
The Altman Building
135 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011
TEL: 212-741-3400
Start your 2014 job search in New York!

The seventh annual New York Career Forum will bring global companies actively looking for Japanese-English bilinguals to New York. Companies will be seeking candidates who have gained skills and knowledge through international experience.

Undergraduate/graduate student, secure a job before graduation or a summer internship at the New York Career Forum. Working professionals, come find career advancement at the New York Career Forum.

[Business Attire Required]
*Because the Career Forum is a job fair event, business attire is required for all Career Forum participants. Casual attire such as jeans, t-shirts and sneakers are not permitted at the event.

Event Schedule

February 21st (Fri.) & 22nd (Sat.),2014
9:00amRegistration for pre-registrants starts
9:15amWalk-in registration begins (depending on traffic, registration may start earlier)
5:00pmRegistration closes
6:00pmBooths close
7:00pmInterview rooms close
* If you are not checked in by the “Registration closes” time, you will not be able to enter the event hall.

Qualifications to Participate

Japanese-English bilingual (at minimum conversational level in Japanese and English) and one of the following:
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's, master's or Ph.D. program outside of Japan
  • Graduated from a bachelor's, master's or Ph.D. program outside of Japan
  • Student from Japan currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate exchange program
  • Working professionals
  • Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and first-year graduate students are welcome to attend for internship opportunities and to learn more about the companies