Career planning and job-search support

Employment situation of international students

A total of 884 international students from more than 32 countries study in the 15 faculties and 20 graduate courses of Hosei University (based on research in May 2017). Hosei University Career Center provides job-search guidance before students start job-search activities and allows all international students to take the Business Japanese Proficiency Test free of charge because the test scores are often regarded as very important criteria for international students’ employment in Japan.

  Faculty Graduate School total
China 321 224 545
South Korea 148 12 160
China(Taiwan) 12 10 22
Vietnam 4 6 10
Indonesia 2 2 4
Italy 0 3 3
Uzbekistan 0 3 3
Thailand 0 3 3
Myanmar 2 0 2
Germany 0 2 2
France 0 1 1
Russia 0 1 1
Others 5 13 18

Companies Hosei University international students have entered (excerpted from records of the past four years, in random order)

[Manufacturers / Construction] Toray Industries, Inc.; Konica Minolta, Inc.; IHI Corporation; Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; Nissan Shatai Co., Ltd.; Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.; Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd.;  Canon Inc.; Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.; Mazda Motor Corporation; Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.; Suzuki Motor Corporation; etc.

[Financial companies] The Bank of Tokyo–Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.; Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company; etc.

[Travel, Hotels, transportation business] Asiana Airlines, Inc.; JR East Station Service Co., Ltd.; Royal Park Hotel Co., Ltd.; H.I.S. Co., Ltd.; ANA Airport Services., Ltd.; etc.
[Retailing / Distribution] Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd.; Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.; Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.; Nitori Co., Ltd.; Amazon Japan G. K.; Lawson, Inc.; Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores Co. Ltd.; etc.

[Others] Rakuten, Inc.; NTT DATA Global Solutions Corporation; ABeam Consulting Ltd.; IBM Japan, Ltd.; NTT DOCOMO, Inc.; Accenture Japan Ltd; etc.; Jones Lang LaSalle, IP, Inc.; KDDI Corporation; Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.; Hitachi Systems, Ltd.; etc.

For information concerning the overall employment situation of Hosei University students, please refer to the Career Center’s page (in Japanese) on our website.