October 27, 2020
1 PM PT / 4 PM ET
Join USJETAA and TABLE FOR TWO for an #Onigiri Action 2020 virtual event. TABLE FOR TWO (TFT), a global nonprofit with roots in Japan, is again sponsoring its #OnigiriAction Campaign. Join us for a family-friendly event where we will make, decorate, and eat rice balls, and then post pictures of the onigiri. Each onigiri photo post brings 5 school meals to children in need.
Oct 21, 2020 08:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Ever dreamed of living and working in Japan? Already interested in JET but not sure if you should take the leap? Join us for an Online Info Session co-hosted with the JET Program Coordinators at the Embassy of Japan in the US! This webinar will dig into the details of JET – departure schedule, salary, daily life, and more. They’ll also be sharing some common pitfalls to look out for as you put together your application.
Oct 20, 2020 09:00 PM Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo
Please join USJETAA and US Embassy Tokyo for an information session on the 2020 Microgrant Initiative for American JETs. This session will give you the basic information on applying to the program and answer any your questions.
The Microgrant Initiative for American JETs is funded by the U.S. Embassy Tokyo. This program provides small grants to JET participants working in Japan on the JET Programme to fund projects that introduce American culture and English language to students in their classrooms and to the local community.
Oct 13, 2020 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
USJETAA will be holding a networking session for anyone currently working in or interested in working in the foreign or civil service. Join USJETAA, our speakers from the webinar on careers in foreign service, and other JET alumni working in the field to ask questions and learn about their experiences. We will be using breakout sessions for networking in small groups.
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Are you interested in a career in the Foreign Service or learning more about the work of Foreign Service Officers? Please join USJETAA for a keynote address from Karen Kelley, the former Consul General in Osaka, and panel discussion along with Michael Turner, Culture & Sports Attache at the US Embassy Tokyo, and Katherine Tarr, former Coordinator for Japan and Korea in the Office of Public Diplomacy, East Asian Pacific. They will share their journey through multiple tours and answer questions.