Post JET-career talk: Using your JET experience of bridging cultures in a global career (Japanese) 2022年2月22日、米国東部標準時17:00－18:30 2022年2月23日、日本時間7:00－8:30 Event description: 本パネルディスカッションでは、JETプログラム参加者を中心に、日本での就労経験やそこで培った語学力を活かして、現在グローバルにご活躍される方々からお話を伺います。様々な業界・セクターから5名のパネリストにご参加頂き、日本での就労後にどの様にして日本と海外の橋渡しをするキャリアを築いてきたのか、日本での生活や語学習得のご経験、日本企業の海外ビジネスの現状等を中心に、率直な意見交換をして頂きます。本企画は、主に現役JET参加者及び卒業生の方々を対象に、将来のキャリア形成の参考にして頂くことを目的とし、USJETAA関連イベントとしても初めて全て日本語にて実施されるものです。 In Japanese, panelists will share their personal stories of continuing with a Japan-related career after JET and time in Japan, their perspectives of Japan business developments abroad, and how the experience of studying Japanese, working and living in Japan has enabled them to contribute to ...READ MORE »
For the second time, Transitions was be co-hosted by PNWJETAA and USJETAA in a virtual capacity. This year the theme is jobs in Japan and we featured information about working in Japan after JET. Below are the recordings from the 2022 event. We want to add special recognition to our sister event, The 2022 Great Lakes JETAA Career Fair held the weekend ...READ MORE »
Welcome back to the US, JETs! You’re joining a national network of JET alumni. This webinar includes a primer on how the JET alumni network and local chapters can support you and a step-by-step guide to finding your post-JET career path. Event was co-hosted by USJETAA and PNW JETAA. Event is sponsored by Two Birds One Stone Learning. 1) Welcome to ...READ MORE »
Do you have an idea for a project to encourage your students to learn English, like creating an English language picture book library or setting up a penpal exchange? Do you want to learn more about how US JETAA and the US Embassy in Tokyo could support you? In this session we share the details and answer your questions!
During this lunch seminar, Dr. Mary J. Eberhardinger briefly presents her latest research on gift-giving practices in Japan from her new book followed by questions and discussion on attendees’ personal experiences with gift-giving in Japan. Dr. Eberhardinger’s book “A Rhetoric and Philosophy of Gifts” examines the relationship between gifts and rhetoric, with particular attention given to Japan where she lived ...READ MORE »
In the lead up to the 35th anniversary of the JET Program, join USJETAA for this program celebrating JET through the success of the alumni. Highlighting the contributions of JETs to the U.S.-Japan community, this variety show brings together the diverse community of JET alumni with snapshots into their experiences with arts, culture, research, and more! The program is generously ...READ MORE »
Congratulations! You’re about to embark on an incredible journey in Japan, I hope you’re excited! There are several resources out there online that you can read about how to ‘prepare’ for JET, but the most important thing to prepare and take care of, especially during the unique 2021 orientation week, and first few months in your new home, is your ...READ MORE »
This author event featured JET alumna Sarah Coomber (Yamaguchi, 1994-1996)! Sarah reads a short passage from her book followed by a Q&A on writing, life in Japan, and more. You do not need to have read the book to enjoy this event.
Life coach? That’s a profession? Really?!? I’ve never heard of it! Perhaps you’ve heard of a life coach but aren’t quite sure exactly what it entails. Or maybe this is truly your first time. In this professional development webinar for JET alumni, join USJETAA and JET alum Jeff Singal who will kick off this event with a brief background on ...READ MORE »
Are you interested in pursuing a career in the gaming industry? Our JET Alumni speakers share their own journeys after JET and how they got started in the gaming industry. Watch the webinar to hear tips and advice for landing a job in the field.