January 30, 2021
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. EST

The GLJETAA virtual career fair was Saturday, January 30, 2021. Candidates who understand the Japanese culture or the Japanese language were welcomed to attend. Job seekers had the opportunity to attend workshops, ask recruiters and industry insiders questions, and submit their resumés to select companies. Business casual attire iswashighly recommended.

1:00-1:10 Welcome remarks 
1:10-2:00 Ikigai Connections with Kasia Lynch on career planning during a pandemic
2:00-2:10  Break
2:10-3:00 Industry Panel:
Makoto Ishida from PASONA
Andrew Cray from Hirotec
Amity Calhoun from Vectorform
3:00-3:10 Break 
3:10-4:00 Career Catalyst with Emily Frank on leveraging social media for job search
4:00-4:10 Break 
4:10-5:00 JETAA Panel:
Anne Hooghart (Education)
Bram Davis (Automotive)
Kyle Cardine (Media/Editing)
5:00-5:10 Closing remarks

The event was held online and was free of charge. This event was open to anyone with an interest in Japan-related jobs. Opportunities available for job seekers would be located in the Great Lakes region (Michigan and Ohio).