• McDonald’s Reception

    Thank you to everyone who attended our reception featuring remarks by Jonathan Kushner (1992-93, Mie), Vice President of Corporate Relations at McDonald’s Japan.


  • Inspired by Japan: Entrepreneurship in America

    Inspired by Japan: Entrepreneurship in America was a great event featuring presentations on how Japan inspired American entrepreneurs to start their organizations and a moderated panel discussion that explored the broader issue of entrepreneurship in Japan and the United States.


  • U.S.-Japan Town Hall: Online and in Washington, DC

    On January 29th, we held a town hall discussion on recent trends in people-to-people exchanges featuring speakers, Dr. Sheila Smith and Mr. James (Jim) Gannon. This event focused on recent trends of people-to-people and educational ties between the United States and Japan and the role of the next generation in shaping the future of people-to-people exchange. Supported by Sasakawa USA, USJETAA, and FIU in Washington, DC.


  • Support USJETAA!

    Did you know? With Amazon Smile you can support USJETAA every time you shop. Sign up here!


  • USJETAA Alumni Directory

    JET Alumni are invited to join USJETAA! Register in our online directory to connect with other JET alumni from your prefecture or in your field as peers or mentors. Register here!


  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Welcome! ようこそ!

Do you want to support the JET alumni network and further the U.S.-Japan relationship?

Donate »

Did you have the experience of a lifetime living and working in Japan with the JET Programme?

Become a member! »

Does your company believe that the important relationship between the U.S. and Japan needs to be cultivated?

Become a sponsor »

Not a JET alumni, but want to keep in touch? Sign up to receive our newsletter on the left, or follow us on social media!

Over 34,000 American college graduates are alumni of the JET Programme, and there are more than 65,000 JET alumni worldwide. 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. 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.

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.

If you're not a JET alumni, but want to get news and updates about USJETAA, use the form on this page to subscribe for email updates.



The United States Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme Alumni Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that furthers U.S.-Japan understanding by supporting alumni of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.