Undergraduates who study Japanese can use their language skills for careers in:

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  • Asian Studies
  • Art
  • Japanese History
  • Japanese Literature
  • Education
  • International Business
  • High-tech
  • Civil Service/Government
  • Retail
  • Tourism

The JET program sponsored by the Ministry of Education invites interested individuals with a bachelor’s degree to apply for assistant English teacher positions in Japan.

"There are very good opportunities in agriculture and wood products. Japanese people are looking for a better quality of life. They continue to look for quality products from Oregon. The nonstop Portland-Tokyo flights have carried almost 300,000 passengers each way. The former chairman of Northwest Airlines would like to aggressively promote Japanese tourism in Oregon and renew the business relationship between Oregon and Japan." June 29, 2008 article in The Oregonian: Former Chairman of Northwest Airlines