Japanese Career Videos

Japanese language skills can lead to a broad array of career opportunities, in all sorts of fields from STEM to humanities. We’ll be regularly updating this page for the next several weeks with videos from volunteers who use Japanese in their work, so check back often! The videos share how Japanese language study has led to work in different fields and discovery of exciting new paths! Volunteers also share a little advice for college students studying Japanese.

Kristin Osani, Video Games Translator.

Robert Mitchell, Business Analyst; Physician Liaison and Trainer.

Danielle Reed, Consultant, PinPath LLC.


Geoff Harris, Hotel Receptionist.


Matthew Stavros, Historian and Director of Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies.

Dr. Stavros taught Japanese for 15 years at the University of Sydney. 


Elliot Eaton, Google Cloud Technical Consultant.

Sarah, Animation Producer.


Reid Pryzant, Computer Science Graduate Student and Former Intern at Google Japan.