The City Called Yokohama
Yokohama, one of Japan’s largest cities, became the country’s first port to open for free trade in 1859. Since then, it has grown into a key gateway to the world and a richly diverse, cosmopolitan metropolis. Natural beauty in every season. A cityscape that intertwines exotic and urban architecture. A safe, comfortable living environment. Businesses, research labs, and universities boasting cutting-edge technologies. These and other charms come together in Yokohama. Many companies have rooted themselves in this outstanding business environment that boasts superb access and an abundant pool of talent. Numerous multinational corporations have chosen Yokohama as a base for their R&D activities. Today, the city continues to grow as a global business hub.
Getting Out & About
With an average annual temperature of 15°C (59°F), Yokohama offers a comfortable climate throughout the year. Spring brings vibrant blossoms, then summer delights with refreshing sea breezes. In autumn, colored leaves festoon parks and streets, while the town glitters with illuminations in the winter months. With each season, Yokohama shows a different face.Kicking back while savoring the scenery. Feeding your curiosity with cultural treasures and thrilling enter tainment. Experiencing diverse cuisine in cosmopolitan restaurant districts. Yokohama offers many places to relax and have fun. Yokohama serves up excitement throughout the year with diverse events such as traditional Japanese festivals and international art shows and sports competitions.
City of Yokohama hold online job fairs for overseas university students and international students where companies in Yokohama explain their business and employment information.
-8 Companies- BOSCH Corp. | FUJISOFT Inc. | JSP Co.,Ltd | Kiyoken Co.,Ltd | Kouyo Denki Doboku Corp. | MACNICA Inc. | SunWell Solutions Co., Ltd | TOHKON Co.,Ltd
-19 Companies- AR'S Co.,Ltd. | ASAHI SHO-KO-SHA Co.,Ltd. | ASUKA ENGINEERING Co.,Ltd. | BOSCH Corp. | bryza Co.,Ltd. | Cyber Com Co.,Ltd. | Evolany Co.,Ltd. | FANCL Corp. | iFORCOM Co.,Ltd. | Kiyoken Co.,Ltd. | Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co.,Ltd. | KYOUDENPLANTKOUJI Co.,Ltd. | Macnica,Inc. | MASS Co.,Ltd. | NITTO DEED Co.,Ltd.Suidou Technical Service Co.,Ltd. | SunWell Solutions Co.,Ltd. | TOHKON Co.,Ltd. | Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd.
Industry placement program
In cooperation with overseas university institutions, we are promoting the employment at companies in Yokohama City from overseas university institutions, mainly in the field of engineering.
In cooperation with overseas university institutions, we are promoting the acceptance of internships at companies in Yokohama City from overseas university institutions, mainly in the field of engineering.
Search for Japanese companies interested in highly-skilled foreign professionals.
Source:Japan External Trade Organization
Support for Living in Yokohama
How to work and live in Japan
Source: Japan External Trade Organization
Japan welcomes talent from across the world. For those who are interested in studying at a Japanese university or working at a Japanese company, they can learn more about Japan’s system and latest information.
For those who are considering a career in Japan, they can learn more about what type of companies are actively seeking to employ highly-skilled foreign professionals, and how to find prospective employers or meet with them at events.
After finding employment, there are various procedures required to work in Japan. Prior to obtaining a visa, it is necessary to acquire a status of residence. Learn more details about the processes and procedures.
For those working in Japan for the first time, the different social security systems and new living environment may seem confusing. A list of consultation services for enquiries about the various public insurance systems, living environment, and Japanese language studies is available.
Opportunities to work in Japan
This program provides foreigners working in Japan or who want to work in Japan with a support system and a chance to find the right job at a Japanese company by participating in the international job fair.
This program will provide opportunities for global talent who want to work in Japanese companies, to understand the job responsibilities in Japan through participation in internships.
Source : Immigration Services Agency of Japan
Work that requires technology or knowledge in the fields of science, engineering and other natural sciences, law, economics, sociology and other humanities based on contracts with public and private institutions in Japan, or based on foreign cultures Activities that engage in work that requires thinking or sensitivity with , research, education, intra-company transfer, nursing care, and entertainment activities are excluded.) Examples include engineers such as mechanical engineers, interpreters, designers, language teachers at private companies, and marketing staff.
Universities, technical colleges, high schools (including upper secondary courses of secondary education schools), upper secondary schools of special support schools, junior high schools (including upper secondary courses of compulsory education schools and lower secondary courses), or special education schools in Japan Activities to receive education at junior high school, elementary school (including the first half of compulsory education school) or elementary school of special needs school, vocational school or miscellaneous school, or institutions equivalent to these in terms of facilities and organization. Examples include students of universities, junior colleges, technical colleges, high schools, junior high schools and elementary schools.
Seminar on Working and Living in Yokohama, Japan
The City of Yokohama holds seminars at various universities to explain the attractions of Yokohama and how to work in Japan. To see more details, click on the image.
Foreign Trade University
The University of Da Nang
The University of Dhaka
Royal University of Phnom Penh
Cebu Technological University
National University of Laos
Royal University of Phnom Penh 2
JICA Networking Fair in Summer
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology
JICA Networking Fair in Autumn
UTM Nexus Expo
National University of Mongolia
Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology
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