Job Opportunities for ICT Students in Japan

Prof. Kinyua (left) shares alight moment with the visiting team from Japan

Students pursuing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related courses can now secure job opportunities to work in Japan without necessarily understanding or speaking the Japanese language.

Energize Inc. CEO, Mr. Taro Ozaki revealed that Japanese companies are keen on hiring skilled ICT students especially from reputable institutions such as Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He explained that the students have the advantage of communicating with each other through coding languages.

Mr. Ozaki was sensitizing JKUAT students in the School of Computing and Information and Technology on available job opportunities in Japan June 10, 2019.

The CEO stated that his company which is in charge of recruitment in Japan, was taking advantage of the strong Kenya-Japan working relations to support the Japanese companies go global, through recruitment of skilled non-Japanese speakers. He further said, the global recruitments are aimed at strengthening cross-border working relations.

Mr. Ozaki urged the students to be proactive by immediately embarking on the registration process through their online platform,  saying the portal was open to all.

A section of JKUAT students follow the proceedings during the forum

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Robert Kinyua lauded the initiative, and explained that students needed such opportunities to broaden their knowledge and establish meaningful networks around the globe.

“This is indeed a great opportunity for our students to work with people from diverse cultures and establish networks,” said Prof. Kinyua

While pledging university support to the initiative, Prof. Kinyua said, the University remains open to explore other areas of collaboration with Japanese companies.



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