Japanese Career Videos

Japanese language skills can lead to a broad array of career opportunities, in all sorts of fields from STEM to humanities. 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.

Jessica Cork, VP of Community Engagement and Corporate Communication for YKK America

Elena Kirillova, Manga Translator


Terasa Younker, Travel Agent/Behavioral Scientist

Kristin Osani, Video Games Translator.

Robert Mitchell, Business Analyst; Physician Liaison and Trainer.

Danielle Reed, Consultant, PinPath LLC.


Geoff Harris, Hotel Receptionist.



Elliot Eaton, Google Cloud Technical Consultant.

Sarah, Animation Producer.


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