Here's What's Happening at JETAA Toronto:
Welcome back returning JETs! Join JETAA Toronto for our annual Re-Entry Conference. Designed to help you transition back to life in Canada, the conference will feature presentations on a wide variety of topics, including job hunting, resume and interview skills, and reverse culture shock. Presentations will be given by members of Toronto’s Japanese community and industry professionals. All recent returnees are welcome. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Time: Registration at 10:00am, event runs 10:30am – 4:00pm
Location: The Consulate General of Japan-Toronto, 77 King St. West, Suite 3300, The Sakura Room
Please include in your RSVP:
1. Years on JET (departure – return years)
2. JET placement
3. Dietary Restrictions
4. Job Industry of Interest (e.g. business, finance, arts, health services, technology, etc.)
Recently returned and wondering about your next step? Been back for a while but looking to start a new career? We’re here to help.
The 3rd annual JETAA Career Round Table is coming up this November. With support from the Consul-General of Japan in Toronto, the event is designed in two parts. In the beginning of the evening, professionals from various sectors will speak to their respective fields. This will be followed by a networking reception to further engage with industry representatives.
In the past, we’ve had professionals speaking about education, tourism, finance, healthcare, sales and marketing, entrepreneurship, communications, and the non-for-profit industries.
Tentative Date: Thursday, November 19
Location: TBD (downtown Toronto)
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