Looking for part-time work? Check out the pile of possibilities at the Hire-a-Duck Part-Time Job Fair. On-campus AND off-campus employers will be taking applications.
Are you interested in living, working, teaching and learning in Japan? If so, attend the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) general information session on the U of O campus. The JET Program provides college graduates a unique opportunity to teach English to students in the Japanese public school system. The program helps to develop foreign language education in Japan, and to promote international exchange at the local level through fostering ties between Japanese youth and JET Program participants from around the world.
There are two positions offered by the JET Program. Individuals selected to serve as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) will be placed in the offices of prefectural governments, cities and towns throughout Japan. Individuals selected to serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) will be placed in public schools or local boards of education. No Japanese language requirement for the ALT position!! For more information about JET and to access the application, visit: https://jetprogramusa.org/
- have U.S. citizenship (or have citizenship in one of the other 54 participating countries)
- hold a bachelor's degree by July 2020
DEADLINE TO APPLY: To Be Announced (TBA) but is typically early-to-mid-November (on-line applications must be received by this time).
Matthew Turner, Information & Cultural Affairs
Consular Office of Japan in Portland
P: 503-221-1811 ext. 314
Getting ahead means planning ahead, so start connecting early with the first and largest career fair of the year! The Fall Career Fair is the perfect place to begin your job research! More than 90 companies will be here to share their opportunities. There’ll be a wide variety of industry and job types to be discovered between noon to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 in the EMU Ballroom. See you there!
Internships, networking, and careers! They all go hand-in-hand and now is the time to start learning how to tell your story. Soft skills, starting with communication and including problem solving, time management, adaptability, and being a team player, are the skills on the top of an employer’s “want” list. The key is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those story-telling chops. Join us Wednesday, February 19 at 6 p.m. and get a head start on meeting the employers attending the Career Fair.