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Information on Center for Career Support

Center for Career Support, Tohoku University

Education and Student Support Center East-wing 3F
Office hours: weekdays 8:30-17:15

The Center for Career Support provides a various type of support for your career-paths, employment, and development.
We are open to all Tohoku University Students. Please make use of us for chosing your career and development.
You need a reservation in advance, to use career advising and participate in some programs.

Click here for PDF*Japanese Only

 

Career Advising

Appointment for career advising is available on our website.
Read the manual for how to make a reservation and the notes carefully before you make an appointment.
*Around the end of each month, we maintenance to post the next month’s appointment slots.
Note that reservations will be temporarily unavailable during maintenance.
Check the details on our Twitter account @tohokucareer when you need.

Note that career advising may be suspended due to changes in circumstances.

 

Notes
  1. Set up your DC email address (student ID number address) to get the notifications regarding appointments.
    *Click here to see how to set up DC email.

  2. The second letter of the student ID number enrolling in the Class of year 2020 is the number “0” (zero). That is not “O” (O).
  3. When you want to cancel your reservation, contact us about your cancellation as soon as possible.
    If a certain amount of your appointment time has passed without notice to us, we may suspend your next appointment for a certain period, and you cannot reserve career advising
    as a certain period.

    (Up to the day before) →Cancel from the URL in the reservation confirmation e-mail.
    (On the day of the appointment) →Cancel by calling 022-795-4705 at least 2 hours prior to the appointment time.

  4. Face-to-face career advising is held in the adviser’s room of the Center for Career Support. As the door is opening, it cannot insulate sound completely.
    Please confirm the method at the reservation page since face-to-face career advising may not be available depending on the BCP level of Tohoku University.

     

Click here for the manual for how to make a reservation

Click here to make an appointment

Click here to make a reservation for career advising in English for international students
*If you see the message “You need permission”, switch to your DC email address.

Information on Events

Information on events sponsored by companies and organizations

[Event Information] Career Job Fair Participating Companies and Organizations

You can search and view the event information hosted by companies and organizations that participated in the Career Job Fair.

Their PR for students (2022 Career Job Fair participating Companies/Organizations)
(Language: Japanese)
*Japanese only

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC email address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

[Information on Event for Company and Organization (Students Affairs Information System)]

You can search and check the information on events and sessions hosted by companies and organizations that are accepted by the Center for Career Support.

Click here to check the information on the events and sessions hosted by companies and organizations.*Japanese only

Click here to check the operation Manual for the Student Affairs Information *Japanese only

On-demand Seminars

*Video release period: until March 31, 2024 (Sun.)

Click here to view the On-demand Seminars for AY2023.

Click here to view the video recording of the seminar conducted live online. *Japanese Only
▶June 1, 2023 (Thu.) Company Day in Summer Kickoff Seminar – How to interact and speak with working people
 Target: All grades
▶July 25,2023 (Tue.) Job Hunting Re-Start Seminar
 Target: Students in their final year who are still looking for a job
▶September 4, 2023 (Mon.) Company Day in Autumn Kickoff Seminar – What Companies are Looking for from Tohoku University Students
 Target: All grades

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

Reading and checking out the Book

Various documents, books, and newspapers (Nihon Keizai Shimbun) are available for reading. Books of the industries, occupations, and jobs, reference books and workbooks of SPI, for civil servants, etc. are available for your job hunting.
Books and the other can be checked out for up to 10 days.
Check the latest information on the NEWS on our website.

Click here to view the list of the books and others.
(as of October 2022) *Japanese only

 

E-books

You can read more than 120 e-books to choose your career, job hunting, and other ways, and access them online from anywhere you want on and off-campus. So, access to E-books for your career.

Click here for a list of available e-books.
(as of January 2023) *Japanese only


Click here for PDF

Notice of New Distribution (PDF here)
 

Note for how to use

◇when you finish to reading, click the “閲覧終了” button invariably.
◇after clicking the “閲覧” button, you are getting a message “「書籍を閲覧できません。この書籍は購入されていないか、または同時閲覧ライセンスに空きがありません」(you cannot read the book. This book has not been purchased or there is no license in the concurrent ) “ is displayed, wait a moment and try again.
◇If the “閲覧” button is not displayed, you cannot read the book.

How to access

at on-campus

  1. Access to eBooks library at Tohoku University.
  2. Select “Maruzen eBook library” from the list of menus.
  3. Enter the title of the book you want to read in the search window.
  4. Click the “閲覧” button under the title of the book in the search results.

at off-campus

  1. Access to eBooks library at Tohoku University.
  2. Click on “you have an accreditation account, click here.
  3. Select “Tohoku University” for “institution” and click “Select”.
  4. Enter your Tohoku University ID and password.
  5. Enter the title of the book you want to read in the search window.
  6. Click the “閲覧” button under the title of the book in the search results.

Career insight

PCs are available to know the right kind of job for you through Career insight.

Click here to book on reservation for Career Insight.*Japanese only

Confirm the latest information of the use of center situation with News column on our website.

Viewing the list of alumni

About viewing the list of alumni

Center for Career Support stores and discloses the list of alumni sent to us by companies and organizations.
Please check the list below that the companies and organizations have sent to us their list of alumni.
*The list is available at any time. Check the latest information at Center for Career Support.
*We are asking you to show your student ID to confirm your status at reception.
*For national public officers, refer to the “list of contact parsons at each ministry and agency for visits to alumni of government officers” from the National Personnel Authority.

Read and check the information when you view the list of alumni
  1. DO NOT use information in the list for any purpose other than your job hunting.
  2. In the presence of staff while you view the list.
  3. We do not introduce or mediate between alumni. We only provide information. (You must contact them by yourself after reading the list.)
  4. We do not respond to inquiries by TEL or email regarding the availability of the list. (Check the list below)
  5. Only handwritten transcriptions are permitted: photocopies are not permitted for any reason.
  6. You do not have to take it out from Center for Career Support.

*The list opens until the end of the academic year (end of march) that includes the date five years after receipt of the list.

 

Click here and check the list of alumni that is sent from the companies and organizations.

Information for the list of alumni is stored in the following Google Drive, so log-in by DC email address.

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

[Google drive] the list of alumni sant by companies and organizations that we accept in academic year 2018-2023.

Click here to book to view the list of alumni.

Confirm the latest information of the use of center situation with NEWS on our website.

 

Desk for Referral Alumni

A spreadsheet is available for companies and organizations participating in Career Job Fairs that are willing to introduce alumni to Tohoku University students.
Check more information details on spreadsheet, and contact alumni directly.

[Special Cooperation Program] Click here for the alumni introduction desk.

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

Viewing The Questions from previous exam for civil service

You can view the questions from the previous exam for civil service.
Refer to the list below for the available workbook. (Please log in with your DC email.)

Click here for the list of The Questions from the previous exam for civil service. *Japanese only

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

Click here to book to view past civil service exam questions.*Japanese only

When you check it out, we ask you to your status as a current student by your student ID.

Confirm the latest information of the use of center situation with News column on our website.

The booth for online interview

The booth can be used for interviews with companies and organizations, for job hunting. Take sufficient precautions to prevent infection.

*Reservations are required in advance.
*Available hours: weekdays 10:00-17:00(last reservation time at 15:00)
*The reservation of multiple times is impossible
*Time per once available for the use
You can use it until two hours including cleanup the booth from preparations
* Please use it after checking the following.
◇There is no PC for online interview. Bring your own PC, the headset (earphone or microphones) to avoid a voice around.
◇That cannot shut out the sound in the perfection.
 The booth is installed in the open space in Center for Career Support.
◇After the use, please cooperate with the cleaning such as a desk, the chair.
◇ You may not ask another person to take a video or photos. Please use it by yourself only.

Click here to make a reservation for the booth for online interview.

Note that the method of using the booth for online interview may be subject to change depending on the status of the university’s BCP.

Confirm the latest information of the use of center situation with News column on our website.

Information for part-time job on-campus

Tohoku University provides information for students who want to work part-time. You choose to work part-time, make sure that it does not interfere with your studies.

●Preparedness
Be aware of your responsibilities as a student and work diligently to meet the expectations of employers.

●precautions
1. Unexpected accidents setting to work may happen. Confirm duties contents and working conditions enough.
2. Please do not do the part-time job, it cannot take measures of infecting it or
becomes closer distance with indefinite one,
3.International students who want to engage in part-time job are required to obtain a permit to activity other than that permitted under the status of residence issued by the immigration bureau.

●How to search for part-time job on campus
The Center for Career Support posts information for part-time job on-campus on our website. After checking information carefully, contact the parson in charge of part-time job that you want to apply for directly.
If the working conditions differ from those described, or you are involved in an accident.
Please report it immediately to the Center for Career Support.

Click here for information on part-time job on-campus

Log in with your DC email address.
When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

(reference)
Part-time jobs(off-campus) are introduced on the “Student Part-time job information Network (学生アルバイト情報ネットワーク Japanese only)” operated by the Student Information Center, inc.(株式会社学生情報センター)as “Part-time job information for Tohoku University students”.
Part-time job information is posted on the Student Part-time job information Network after screening based on educational considerations in accordance with the term of use that stipulated by the Student Information Center, Inc.

The following links will take you to external website.
https://baitonet.jp/tohoku/ (Student Information Center, Inc.)

*Note that the linked site is not the website of Tohoku University.
If the working conditions of your part-time job differ from those described, or you are involved in an accident, etc. Please contact the Student Information Center Inc, office (TEL 03-5466-1236) as soon as possible.

Information for Internship

An internship is a system in which students gain practical or training work experience at a company and other organization.
The purpose of an internship is to work, the main purpose of a part-time job is earn some money. The purpose of an internship is to make use of the experience in researching and selecting companies when searching to employment, and to clarify what students will learn at the university.

(reference)Overview and benefits of internship and other Career Development Support through Industry-University Collection, “Career Guide 2023”.*Japanese only

Information on Internships at Career Job Fair Exhibiting Companies and Organizations

Search and view information on internships sponsored by companies and organizations exhibiting at the Career Job Fair,

[Special Cooperation Program] Public Relations System for Students*Japanese only

Internship Information

You can search and view the information on internship accepted by the Center for Career Support from the “Employment Support” tab of the Student Affair Information System. (link below)

Click here for view to the information of internship*Japanese only

Click here for the operation manual for the Student Affairs Information System

About Internships for Government and Public Offices
  1. Log in to the Student Affairs Information System (Click here)
  2. Click on the “Employment Support” tab
  3. Click on the “Internships”
  4. Search for the company name with “Internship Information* Center for Career Support”.
  5. Click to “Details”
  6. Click to “Internships”
Notes

You want to apply for an internship, read the guidelines carefully before applying.
It is recommended that you get an insurance before participating in the program.

Please talk with the Students Affair Section you belong, in case of you apply it be written below.
◇When administrative procedures such a “recommendation” or “conclusion of memorandum of understanding” are required in advance.
◇You want and apply to an internship to propose through a university.
◇You want to know about information for internship received by faculty or graduate school.
◇You want to know about obtaining internship credit.

About applying for internships at public offices

We need a lot of time for procedure about many of the internships hold by public officer, because it needs to application through faculty, graduate school, or Center for Career Support.
If you want to apply for an internship through the University, please gather information on your own and contact the Center for Career Support through the Academic Affairs Section as soon as possible.

We provide information on internships that have been notified to the Center by government and municipal offices, as well as information on internship that have been applied for by students.

 

Viewing Job-Posting

Information system for job-posting
*you can search and view from “Support for your job-search(就職支援)” on “Recruitment Information” after you click “Job-search Support” in the Student Affairs Information System.

Click here for the operation manual (simplified version)

Job offers is received by mail can be viewed in a file in the Center for Career Support.
Confirm the latest information of the use of center situation with News column on our website.

Career Guide

The Center for Career Support publishes a “Career Guide” for students who are planning to find a job, which contains information necessary for choosing a career-path and for your job hunting in general.

Click here for Career Guide 2024 (single page view)*Japanese only
Click here for Career Guide 2024 (two page spread view)*Japanese only

When you are displayed saying “access privileges are necessary”, please change it to the DC e-mail address. As we cannot confirm the current student other than the DC email when an authorization is requested, we do not approve it.

Support for job hunting in the capital city area around TOKYO


Click here for PDF

From January 2023, you can use the “Tokyo VIP Lounge” for free of charge for your job hunting and internship in capital city area around Tokyo.
“Second Campus Shinjuku School Lounge” is not available, so please use the Tokyo VIP Lounge.

Days and hours of use

All days 6:00-23:00(except year-end and new year holidays)
Check the Tokyo VIP Lounge website for the latest information of operation and business holidays.

Others

◇select “up to 3 hours” or “luggage storage(up to 1 luggage) + up to 2 hours” plan at the reception desk.
If you exceed the free usage time, you may continue to use the lounge for a fee (at your own expense).
◇Show the student ID at reception.
◇Submit an email or other documents that shows the details of your job-search or internship.
◇You can use it without making a reservation
*This space is shared with students from other universities and general users.
* Please follow the instructions of the management company (Heisei Enterprise Co., Ltd)

Available facilities

◇Lounge (wi-fi, printing a email, free-drink, PC, luggage storage)
◇Powder room for men and women(table for makeup, washbasin, room for changing clothes)
◇Iron and dryer for hairs, hairdressing products, cosmetics, and steamer for clothes are available for loan.
*Lounge storage is available when the “luggage storage + up to 2 hours use” plan is selected.
*Shower room and private powder room are available for a fee.
Click here for an image of Tokyo VIP Lounge on website.

Access to Tokyo VIP Lounge

Yaesu Kato Building 2F and 3F, 1-5-9, Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Walk from Yaesu North Exit of Tokyo Station for 4 minites.
Click here for the map (Tokyo VIP Lounge website)

Guide to Graduate School

Tohoku University Graduate School Entrance Examination Guide

Tohoku University HP For those who want to study at Tohoku University
This is a general information site for those who want to study at Tohoku University.

Tohoku University HP Tohoku University Entrance Examination Information
Information about Tohoku University, including the university guide and application guidelines, as well as various materials and information about entrance examinations.

Tohoku University Graduate School and Professional School Entrance Examination Information

For the latest information on graduate school entrance examinations, please contact the Academic Affairs Section of each graduate school or visit the graduate school’s website.
For the latest information on graduate school entrance examinations, please contact the Academic Affairs Section of each graduate school or refer to the Graduate School Entrance Examination Information page of each graduate school website.

Tohoku University HP List of Contact Points for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs

For the latest information on graduate school entrance examinations, please contact the Educational Records and Programs Section of each graduate school.

Admission information page of each graduate school

Graduate Schools
Professional Graduate Schools

For International Students

Career Support for each course

For Undergraduates/MA

For PhD/Post-docs (For PhD/Post-docs)

Archived Seminar Videos

Some of our past seminar videos are archived here.
Seminar videos are here.

Please check Events on the top page for videos of this term’s seminars.

Job Placement Support for International Students through Cooperation of Institutions in the Prefecture (DATEntre)

Click here for the Tohoku Innovation Human Resources Development Program website (external link)

Employment information for international students

International Student Employment Support Network System (external link)
This website provides international students at Tohoku University who wish to find employment in Japan with detailed and easy-to-understand information on how to find a job in Japan and how to prepare for employment examinations.
It also provides information on employment opportunities at companies that are actively recruiting international students, guidance and seminars for international students, and information on joint company information sessions and interview sessions.
For more information, click here.

Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners (external link)
Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners is a public employment security agency under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, which specializes in providing information, job consultation and referral, and assistance to employers in hiring foreign nationals.

Portal for Promotion of Highly Sophisticated Foreign Human Resources (external link)
This site provides international students who wish to find a job in Japan with detailed and easy-to-understand information on how to find a job in Japan and how to prepare for job-hunting examinations.

Other Information for International Students

Tohoku University Global Learning Center

PhD Career Development Unit

For those who have decided to enter a job or continue on to higher education

While in school



1. Report of job offers (unofficial job offers)
For those who have successfully completed their job search and received a job offer, we ask that you report your job offer (unofficial job offer) to the respective faculty, graduate school, or Center for Career Support.
We would like to ask those who have successfully completed their job search and received a job offer to please report their job offer (unofficial job offer) to the graduate school of each faculty and the Career Support Center.
Please click here to report your informal job offer to the Center for Career Support.

2.Job Hunting Report
Please enter your job hunting activity report into the Student Affairs Information System along with your job offer report.
The information you enter will be used for the purpose of future career and job hunting activities, with the exception of your name, the name of the company to which you have been offered a job, and other information that may identify you.
We plan to release this information to students who are engaged in career and job hunting activities in the future.

The real-life experiences of our seniors are extremely useful information.
For the sake of our younger students, we would very much appreciate your cooperation in reporting your job hunting activities.
Please click here for the input guide.

3. Career Supporters
Career Supporters are staff members who provide administrative support for seminars and other programs hosted by the Center for Career Support.
Career Supporters are staff members who support the operation of seminars and other programs hosted by the Career Support Center.
Why don’t you use your own experience in job hunting to support the job hunting activities of younger students?
If you would like to support us, please fill out the following forms when you submit your job offer (unofficial job offer) report.
If you would like to help us, please indicate your willingness to be a Career Supporter when you enter the following information.

After graduation

4. Cooperation for visiting seniors (OB/OG)
If you are asked by your juniors to visit their seniors (alumni), please do your best to respond to their requests.