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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(…)

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

December 9th and 10th Noralumni Japan invited 18 Japanese and Norwegian students to a Business Case Solving competition. The students were divided into teams, and the teams competed in creating the best business case. Only 22 hours later the students had created a Business Model Canvas and pitched their idea to the jury. A hard(…)

Stipend i japansk språk og kultur (Norwegian Only)

Stipend i japansk språk og kultur (Norwegian Only)

Japans ambassade i Norge tar nå imot søknader til studier i japansk språk og kultur på bachelornivå ved et universitet i Japan, fra Det japanske utdanningsdepartementet (MEXT). Stipendet løper i ett år og går til studier i japansk språk og kultur på bachelornivå ved et universitet i Japan. Søknaden skal sendes til Japans ambassade i(…)

On the path to a career in Norway: An interview with Saki Okuda

On the path to a career in Norway: An interview with Saki Okuda

After a year as a high school student in Alta Saki Okuda decided to come back to Norway. The reason for that was a wish to learn more about the language and culture. Now, Saki has spent almost five years in Norway, lately as a master’s student in Social Communication at the University of Agder(…)

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