Welcome to the United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association home page! USJETAA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization established to support the network of JET alumni and JETAA chapters in the U.S. and their many activities connecting the U.S. and Japan. There are 19 individual chapters across the country offering programs and events for alumni,their families and their communities. To find a JETAA chapter near you, please visit our Chapter page here.
Over 30,000 American college graduates are alumni of the JET Programme. Since its inception in 1987, JETs have lived and worked in every prefecture throughout Japan, teaching English and promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the U.S. and their host communities.
JET alumni work in fields as diverse as journalism, the arts, education, international affairs, engineering and business. Many are leaders in their fields. Becoming a member of USJETAA connects you to a vast network of JET alumni and JETAA chapters throughout the U.S.