Programs for JET Alumni
Sasakawa USA JETs on Japan Forum
The JETs on Japan Forum is a new partnership between USJETAA and Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) that features selected articles of JET alumni perspectives on U.S.-Japan relations. The series aims to elevate the awareness and visibility of JET alumni working across diverse sectors and provides a platform for JET alumni to contribute to deeper understanding of U.S.-Japan relations from their fields. The articles will be posted on USJETAA’s website to serve as resource to the wider JET alumni and U.S.-Japan communities on how alumni of this exchange program are continuing to serve as informal ambassadors in U.S.-Japan relations. Learn More!
Professional Development Webinar Series
The Professional Development Webinar Series provide guidance and instruction to JET alumni across the country on a variety of careers and professional development topics. Topics include “How to become a Japanese teacher after JET,” “How to find a career,” “You’ve finished the JET Program. Now what?” and many more. Each webinar includes one to three speakers with expertise in the topics. Webinars are supported by the Japan Foundation CGP and CLAIR. Learn more!
Japan Matters for America Contributor Program
This program will close at the end of 2020.
This program provides JET alumni the opportunity to author pieces for the East-West Center Japan Matters for America website and earn an honorarium for their publications. There are two submission deadlines annually. Learn more!
USJETAA is excited to offer free career counseling and resume review services to JET alumni. To be eligible, you must be an alumni of the JET program, a member of USJETAA, and a resident of the U.S. All of the services take place online, so you can participate from your home or work. Learn more!