Presented by Great Lakes JETAA

A free, online seminar about how to get into a job field that uses Japanese language skills.

About our Event

This seminar will focus on how to get a job where you can use Japanese-language skills. The event will be held in English via Zoom.


October 22 (Saturday)

1:00-3:30 Eastern Time

Other Time Zones: 12:00-2:30 CT/11:00-1:30 MT/10:00-12:30 PT/9:00-11:30 AKT/8:00-10:30 HAT

  • 1:00-1:15 p.m. ET – Welcoming Remarks
  • 1:15-2:00 – How to Network for a Japanese-Speaking Career, with Kasia from Ikigai Connections
  • 2:00-2:15 – Networking Q&A
  • 2:15-2:30 – Break
  • 2:30-2:45 – How to Write a Resume, with Judy Liu
  • 2:45-3:00 – Resume Q&A
  • 3:00-3:30 – Networking/Breakout Rooms
  • Closing remarks

Anyone with an interest in how to get a job using their Japanese skills is welcome to attend.

Please register for a ticket by the type of attendee you are, so that we can better tailor the event to our audience. ALL TICKET TYPES ARE EQUAL, and give you access to the same event – there is no need to register more than one ticket type per person.

This event’s presentations will be recorded for later viewing. If you cannot make it to the live event, feel free to register to receive a link to the recording.

About our Presenters:


Kasia (カーシャ) a trilingual American who spent 8 years in Japan, including high school, college, graduate school, and her professional career. She earned her Bachelor’s from Boston University and Master’s from Tokyo’s Ochanomizu University.

Kasia’s career utilizing Japanese language and cultural skills began in 2003 with concert promotion, and later moved to interpreting/translating, electronics, and the automotive industry. She was able to do this while living in Japan, Poland, Italy, and the US.

Since starting Ikigai Connections in 2018, Kasia has been featured in various Japan-related podcasts, websites, and webinars, including USJETAA, Small Business Japan, Laurasian Institution, Japan Expert Insights, and BFF Tokyo. Her goal is for to become the go-to job board for all Japanese jobs in the US.

Judy Liu

Judy Liu is a JET alum (Ishikawa ken, 2016-2017). She attended Rice University, studying History, Asian Studies, and Education and has multiple publications. Judy’s experience spans multiple corporate environments and industries, including consulting work and executive resume work. Her background is in Legal and Compliance, and she’s passionate about helping and empowering people create the resume they need for career development.

Ticket types:

  • College Student
  • College/High School Graduate
  • JET Program Alumni/Associate
  • Japanese Teacher

Registrations: 337