Prospective Students

Career Options for International Students

Graduates' Career Paths

Master's students Professional career54%:Japan71% Home country7% Other country22% Higher education45%:Tokyo Tech82% Other in Japan4% Other outside Japan14% Research1%:Japan0% Home country50% Other country50%

Doctoral students Professional career63%:Japan41% Home country40% Other country19% Higher education3%:Tokyo Tech67% Other in Japan0% Other outside Japan33% Research POSTDOC34%:Japan66% Home country5% Other country29%

*Survey sample: Graduates of regular programs (master's and doctoral) in 2013
*Valid responses: 158 master's students, 111 doctoral students

Major Industries

Manufacturing43% Telecommunications16% Education11% Construction9% Science and R&D institutions7% Other14% Breakdown of manufacturing industry Electric and telecommunications equipment37% Chemical, oil and coal19% Transportation machinery17% General purpose, industrial, and commercial equipment12% Electronic components and devices, and electric circuits6% Other9%

  • Private corporations (manufacturing) 3M China, Advanced Engineering Services, Akebono Brake Industry, Beijing Tide Pharmaceutical, BOE Technology, Daicel, Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals, Denso, DIC, Electronics, Fanuc, Henkel, Hitachi, Hitachi Chemical, Hitachi Metals Techno, Honda Motor, Hyundai Motor, ITO EN, JX Nippon Oil & Energy, Kaneka, Kobayashi Pharmaceutical, LG Display, LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Materials, Mitsui Chemicals, NEC, Nissan Motor, Oji Holdings, Olympus, Permelec Electrode, PKL, Renesas, Ricoh, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Samsung Electronics, Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung Techwin, Sankyu, Schlumberger, Sony, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Taica, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo, Torishima Pump, Toshiba, Toyo Engineering, Toyota Motor
  • Private corporations (other than manufacturing) Acaric, ADDIX, AIM Star Network, Asai Sangyo, Atelier Bow-Wow, Baidu, CAC Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation, Christian Dior, CM Plus, Datalinks, Day Delight, DeNA, ERM Japan, Gakken Holdings, Gree, Hikari Tsushin, Hitachi Solutions, Hitachi Systems, Ilii, Internal, Japan Novel, JGC Corporation, KDDI, Kurita Water Industries, Microsoft Development, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, NHN PlayArt, Nihon Sekkei, Nikken Sekkei, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Nomura Research Institute, NTD Patent & Trademark Agency, NTT Data, Rakuten, Rio Holdings, Roland Berger, Shiga International Patent Office, Shimizu Corporation, Simplex, SoftBank, Sojitz, Sorimachi, Taisei Corporation, Toa Corporation, Tokio Marine Nichido, Tokyu Construction, UNIT9, Yahoo!, Zhejiang Televition
  • Science and R&D institutions Institute for Environment and Development, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Japan Science and Technology Agency, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Thailand), National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (Thailand), National Institute for Materials Science, National Institute of Informatics, Office of Atoms for Peace (Thailand), Riken, Tokyo Institute of Technology Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, United States Department of State, Vietnam National Satellite Center

*Source: Questionnaire targeting graduates of master's and doctoral programs in 2013