Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

CapturFiles The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

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Japan (Himeji):


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6th Annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference & Career Expo


The 6th Annual Asian MBA (AMBA) Leadership Conference & Career Exposition will take place on October 10-11, 2014 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, and promises to be the largest gathering of Pan-Asian professionals in the nation. Our guests will partake in powerful professional development seminars, engaging networking sessions and the Career Exposition geared towards providing Pan-Asians a unique opportunity to connect with recruiters from global companies across industries offering domestic and international career opportunities. For our Sponsors & Exhibitors, the event in its entirety offers unique branding and top talent acquisition opportunities. We invite you to explore those opportunities and become part of this exceptional event!

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Los Angeles Career Forum

With the Los Angeles Career Forum just three weeks away,
I wanted to take one last opportunity to reach out to you
and your Japanese-speaking students about the event.

Since I last contacted you, DELOITTE TOUCHE TOHMATSU,
EOS ACCOUNTANTS, and MICROSOFT JAPAN have joined the list
of participating companies, bringing the current total
to 21.

– Los Angeles Career Forum —–
October 4 & 5 (Sat. & Sun.)
* Travel scholarships still available

As always, I’ve included an email broadcast that you can
feel free to send on to your students. If you have any questions
or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Thank you for all of your assistance.

Best Regards,

Catherine Rackley
DISCO International, Inc.

Catherine Rackley
DISCO International, Inc.
15 West 44th St., 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
t: 212-403-6844
f: 212-382-2390

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Baruch Japan Club: JCC # 1

Dear members,

We hope you all enjoyed the Welcome Party. As promised, this Thursday, Sept. 11th, Baruch Japan Club will be hosting our first Japanese Conversation Class (JCC)!

Not sure what this is? JCC is an event dedicated to providing an environment where both beginners and native speakers can learn and converse in Japanese among peers, no experience needed! The main theme of this JCC will be “Describing People.”

Some activities will include playing the Japanese version of pin the tail on the donkey and drawing a person described in Japanese.  Anyone who is interested is welcome to join us!  This event will be held in our usual room VC 10-165 during club hours (12:45PM to 2:05PM).  Refreshments will be served.  Feel free to invite your friends to come!


Event Information

Event: Japanese Conversation Class

Date: Thursday, Sept. 11th

Place & Time: 12:45-2:05PM at VC 10-165


Best regards,

Jennafer Mukofsky

Co-Secretary | Baruch Japan Club

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JLPT Online Registration Began!

JLPTRegistration has opened for the 2014 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験), which will be given at 15 test sites around the US on Sunday, December 7.

Complete information is online at 

Check out our online resources and books for studying JLPT:

Some JLPT Learners on YouTube:

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Baruch Japan Club: Welcome Party!

Dear Members,

Baruch Japan Club would like to extend a warm welcome back, to our members.

Starting a new semester can be a bit disorienting after a summer full of free time, the workload is starting to set in and it may seem like the fun of summer is over.  Not to worry Japan Club has just the thing!

This Thursday, September 4, we will be hosting our first event of the year, our Welcome Back Party! We invite both new faces and old to join us as we kick off the year with a brief presentation of our events, delicious Japanese food, interactive games, prizes, and of course the always friendly e-board of Japan Club! Please feel free to join us this Thursday, September 4th during club hours 12:45-2:05 PM in VC 10-165. Hope to see you guys there!

Event Information

Event: Welcome Back Party!
Date: Thursday, September 4th

Time & Place: VC 10-165, 12:45-2:05

Best regards,
Amy Campos
Co-Secretary | Baruch Japan Club

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