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Connect Job US is the interview fair that’s your quickest path to connect with top companies in Japan.

Last year's participant companies

Selection process

Application requirements (for those invited to interview)

  • Those studying full time at US / Canada Universities / Graduate schools
  • Those studying full time at Japanese Universities / Graduate schools doing exchange programs at US / Canada Universities / graduate schools
  • Other: Dependent on conditions of each individual company

Time and Place


Saturday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 4th;
reception opens at 9:00 AM


South San Francisco Conference Center
255 S Airport Blvd,
South San Francisco, CA 94080


Day 0

Friday, October 2nd: Interview preparation session by Connect Job

Day 1

Saturday, October 3rd: Company information sessions and interviews

  • 9:00-9:30 Reception desk open
  • 9:30-10:00 Company information sessions 1
  • 10:00-10:30 Company information sessions 2
  • 10:30-11:00 Company information sessions 3
  • 11:00-18:00 Interview

Day 2

Sunday, October 4th: Interviews

  • 9:00-18:00 Interview

*Generally speaking, those who pass their 1st interview on Day 1 will take the next interview on Day 2.
However, some companies accept walk-in applicants on Day 2 as well. Please bring your resume and visit / talk with participant companies' representatives.

*Only attending Day 1 for information sessions is OK, too.
However, please be aware that this will not qualify you for a travel scholarship.

Travel Scholarship

Everyone invited to this event for the interview is entitled to receive a travel scholarship from Connect Job Agent to help cover travel and accommodation costs, with the amount depending on the distance traveled.

※Arrangements for travel to the event are the responsibility of their participant.

Area Price Details
Zone 1 $30 Northern California (San Francisco, San Jose, etc)
Zone 2 $150 Southern California (Los Angeles, San Diego, etc)
Zone 3 $300 AZ, ID, NV, UT, WA, OR
Zone 4 $350 CO, MT, NM, WY, Canada (AB, BC)
Zone 5 $450 AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, ND, NE, OH, OK, SD, TN, TC, WI, Canada (MB, SK)
Zone 6 $500 CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VY, WV, Canada (NB, NS, ON, QC), International

Frequently asked questions

Can I apply if I’ve already graduated or have work experience?

Each company will list their own hiring specifications, so please check them. Unless indicated otherwise, you are able to apply.

When will the interviewees be decided?

They will be determined about one week before the event.

Will the interviews be conducted in Japanese?

It depends on the job description. Some companies will conduct interviews in both Japanese and English.

When we can get offers from companies?

The timing will differ from company to company, but the quickest an offer can be made is on Day 2 of the event. In some cases, a final interview will be held in Japan.

Is it necessary to attend both days of the career fair?

Those who pass their interview on Day 1 will be expected to return for Day 2. Basically, for this event it’s necessary to attend at least one day.

Contact Information

For any inquires, please contact us at connectjob.agent@4th-valley.com

Date Venue , Memo Apply Status
2020/10/03 - 10/04 South San Francisco Conference Center255 S Airport Blvd,South San Francisco,CA 94080
9:00 Door Open
Those who pass the first interview on Day 1, you will be invited to Day 2. It is necessary to participate Day 1, as the 1st interview will be scheduled on Day 1.

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