In focus: Student in Japan

Welcome to the place where students tell you about their own personal experiences in Japan. Enjoy reading, and feel free to take to heart what various advice students give through these interviews.

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Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Job hunting in Japan can be daunting. Stories about over-worked Salarimen and so called black companies are told at every Izakaya, and can discourage even the bravest of us. Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen is currently completing her masters in Global communication with a focus on PR at Akita International University. After completing her master’s degree she(…)

Passionate juggling

Passionate juggling

Passion is often equated with a single-minded devotion to a particular discipline, but surely many a student has discovered that it is often not so: one can be passionate about many things simultaneously, which makes life a puzzle of how to combine or juggle them. For Synne Olsen, currently Sponsorship Team Leader in Plan International(…)

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