Careers & Employment

The Ideal Graduate

The School of International and Area Studies aims to nurture graduates who:

  • Understand the complex structures of the many regions of the world

  • Possess competence in analyzing and research, and the practical ability to solve problems from a global perspective

  • Can play an active role in society, politics, and economics, both in Japan and other countries

Pathways After Graduation

Graduates of the School of International and Area Studies often pursue careers in government offices (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs etc.), international relations, media, finance, and manufacturing.

Places of Employment

Bridgestone Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Corporation, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Asset Management Co., Ltd., Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Company, Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Kyodo News, The Asahi Shimbun Company, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Accenture PLC, JTB World Vacations, Inc., Club Tourism International Inc., Nippon Express Co., Ltd., Kansai Airports, Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Japan External Trade Organization, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Ministry of Defense, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, etc.