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Postby Seijin » Tue 11.06.2007 6:12 am

Hi was just wondering what kind of part-time jobs do people have in Japan, what kind of things do Japanese do? I heard that in schools part-time jobs are banned. Is this ture or is this only some schools?
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Postby aKuMu » Tue 11.06.2007 7:05 am

Why would Japanese people have different Jobs than anyone other in the World?
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Postby Kagemaru » Tue 11.06.2007 9:57 am

Seijin wrote:
I heard that in schools part-time jobs are banned. Is this ture or is this only some schools?


I really want to be tapped in to these Japanese rumour circles.
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Postby jenl » Tue 11.06.2007 10:28 am

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- think of it as reading practice. :D

To be fair to the OP, there are some part-time/student jobs which might be more common in different parts of the globe. The archetypal uni-student job in the UK is working at the pub, but the drinking age is higher in Japan and the US which presumably puts a stop to that, at least for the freshmen. :) I worked as a bookie because it paid better than retail but in many places off-track betting isn't legal.

If you're talking high-school student jobs, I'm sure those suck just as much in Japan as they do everywhere else. ;) Anything unskilled, low-paid and requiring no real responsibility, generally. (I cleaned and babysat in NZ: I'm still amazed that people allowed my fifteen-year-old self sole care of their children, and what's more, paid me for it.)
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Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 11.06.2007 10:44 am

Actually the OP is right -- schools have a lot more power in Japan to regulate their students' lives than US schools do. Schools in Japan are able to set rules about what the students can do outside of school (even on the weekends). Part time jobs are often a target of those rules.
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Postby Kisshu » Tue 11.06.2007 2:03 pm

Haha... same as here, I think.. but most high schoolers aren't allowed to have jobs (even though many still do)

XDD However, it seemed like TONS of people from the exhange program worked at Starbucks haha
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Postby Zeo » Tue 11.06.2007 3:27 pm

Moved thread from introductions to a more suiting place.
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Postby ss » Tue 11.06.2007 6:25 pm

Welcome back, Polar Bear Zeo! I like your avatar. :p

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Postby Zeo » Tue 11.06.2007 6:50 pm

Hehe, thank you.

Though whether or not I'm back I am not sure. I will be around every now and then though.

But, lets not go off-topic please. Feel free to send a PM with questions. ;)
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Postby succubus » Sun 11.11.2007 10:36 pm

Most students here work at restaurants, hotels, Starbucks and convenience stores. Just like anywhere else, I think.
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Postby keatonatron » Sat 11.17.2007 12:39 pm

Kisshu wrote:
XDD However, it seemed like TONS of people from the exhange program worked at Starbucks haha


Starbucks is seen as an American shop that attracts a lot of foreigners (which it does, actually). So, it's only natural for people who are interested in meeting and talking to foreign people to want to get a job there. ;)
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