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Materials available at Occupation Information Corner (Occupation Information Room)

Occupational Counseling

At the Career Development Services Office in the Counseling Support Division of the Health and Counseling Center, occupation counselors and Career Development Advisers provide career counseling. They give advice on decisions on advancing education and employment, job hunting, how to write a CV and application forms, job interviews, and more. Appointments are not required, so feel free to make use of this service. Your personal information will be protected.

  • Make a reservation via the Career Counseling Online Reservation System before coming. Career counseling services are available here.
  • If there are time slots available, career counseling can be provided without a reservation; however, a priority will be given to those who made reservations. Counselors will protect any personal information.
  • Career Development Advisers (CDAs) help you to choose work that best suits your talents and interests and give you advice and guidance on your career development.

The Counseling and Consultation Services Corner for International Students has been set up at the Center for International Education and Exchange (CIEE).

Job Search Guidance

The Career Support Division provides informative courses, company guidance, and joint company explanatory sessions for student employment and career development.

Job search career guidance: Important guidance with a focus on delineating job hunting

  • Job hunting consultation session -- September
  • Job hunting seminar for international students -- October
  • Job hunting seminar -- October
  • Industry research seminar #1 ~ #12 -- October ~ December
  • Career advice from Tana Bear -- October ~ December
  • Working in the countryside seminar -- November
  • Presenting yourself seminar -- November
  • Industry research seminar for OU students -- November
  • Business research course -- November
  • Groupwork course -- December ~ February
  • Career workshop -- December
  • Resume writing course -- December
  • Internship seminar -- December
  • Job interview course -- December
  • Job hunting seminar  -- January
  • Industry research seminar -- January
  • Group discussion course -- January
  • Osaka University, Kobe University, Osaka Prefecture University Joint Group Discussion -- January
  • Job hunting course -- February
  • Advice from human resources persons -- February
  • Job interview seminar -- February
  • Showing your originality -- February
  • Group Discussion Championship -- February
  • Discussion with human resources persons -- February
  • Industry research seminar -- February
  • Job hunting seminar -- February
  • Career advice & photo shooting -- February, March

Joint enterprise briefings and business guidance  

  • Joint enterprise briefing for OU students -- March

Schedule for On-campus Explanatory Sessions for Public Servant & Educator positions

Providing information

Career Support System

Services available on the KOAN web site are:

  • Information on position openings
  • Access to records of place of employment of Osaka University students for the last three academic years.
  • Information about internships, guidance in looking for a job, and company explanatory sessions (both at and outside of Osaka University facilities).
  • Information for students who'd like to be public servants, teachers at private schools, or medical staff
  • A forum for facilitating communication between Osaka University students and companies wishing to hire them.
  • A forum in which students seeking employment can exchange information.
  • Information about job hunting offered by the university.

Occupation Information Corners

Occupation Information Corners are located in Student Centers at Suita, Toyonaka and Minoh. (locations)

The hours for the Information Corners are the same as those for Student Centers. These Occupation Information Corners provides listings of position openings from various businesses including public servants and teaching staff, as well as pamphlets and brochures from such.

Moreover, they are also equipped with computers available for use in career searches.

Materials related to careers and employment are at the career support corners in the Main Library on the Toyonaka campus, the Science and Engineering Library on the Suita campus, and International Studies Library on the Minoh campus.

Note: Information about position openings is available in the Career Support System.

Hard-copy printed information is available at the employment information corner on the three campuses.

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Information about employment as a civil servant or teacher in public education

On-campus Explanatory Sessions for Public Servant & Educator positions

Explanatory sessions are being held regarding position openings for public servants and educators/instructors.
Prior application is not necessary. Just come if you're at all interested. However, please remember that your classes should take priority over attending these explanatory sessions.

There is no dress code and, regardless of what year you're in, you are cordially invited to attend.

• Thursday, April 20, 2017 -- 14:40~16:00    Staff, Osaka city

• Thursday, April 20, 2017 -- 16:20 ~ 17:20  Staff, Toyono District

• Thursday, May 11, 2017 -- 14:40~16:00    Staff, Minoh city (Large Lecture Room, Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Venues

Unless otherwise noted, explanatory sessions are held in: Room 203, Bldg. C, Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences (CELAS) on the Toyonaka campus

Lists of graduates employed by company

At the Student Centers on the Suita, Toyonaka, and Minoh campuses, students are permitted to view name lists of graduates and the company employing them. To view such lists, you must make application at the counter.

Furthermore, please note:

  • You will have to show your student ID card in order to view a list.
  • The lists can only be viewed at the center; they cannot be taken out.
  • Photographing or copying the lists is forbidden.
  • The lists are to be used only for assisting with employment searches.

Osaka University Second Campus

The following two facilities are open for job-hunting students at Osaka University. They can use these facilities as a space for relaxation before or after a company explanatory session or job interview free of charge by showing their student ID card.

Opening period: February 1, 2017 ~ January 31, 2018

Services: Lounge usage (computers and printers are available), locker room usage, baggage check, and cell phone battery chargers are available.

Contact: Oshiro, Second Campus Division

Tel: 0120-588-599

Second Campus in Tokyo

Address: Shinjuku San-ei Building 1F, 1-22-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Business hours:

Monday ~ Saturday (Closed: Sundays, national holidays)

March, April, August, September -- 7:00 ~ 21:00 (Saturdays: 9:00 ~ 21:00)

May ~ July, October ~ February -- 9:00 ~ 21:00

Access: 5-minute walk to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building from the South Exit of Shinjuku Station, 2-minute walk from Exit 7 of Shinjuku Station of JR, Toei Oedo Line, Toei Shinjuku Line

Second Campus in Osaka

Address: 9F, Honmachi Central Office, 4-4-10, Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Business hours:

Monday ~ Saturday (Closed: Sundays, national holidays)

9:00 ~ 19:00

Access: 2-minute walk from Honmachi Station on Midosuji Line, 1-minute walk from Honmachi Station on Chuo Line, 3-minute walk from Honmachi Station on Yotsubashi Line

The Second Campus is a facility run by Universe Create Co., Ltd. and used by multiple universities.

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