JETAA Chapter Leader Webinar SeriesSupported by the Japan Foundation CGP and CLAIR
This series provides helpful information on chapter leadership to engage all officers of JET alumni chapters. Topics include information about developing membership, effective communications strategies, obtaining 501(c)(3) non-profit status, and more. Each webinar includes two or three speakers with expertise in the topic. View the webinars here!
Professional Development Webinar Series
This newly launched webinar series is intended to 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 topic. View the webinars here!
JET プログラム後のキャリア形成：JET で培った異文化を橋渡しする能力とグローバルなキャリアとは (日本語)
Post JET-career talk: Using your JET experience of bridging cultures in a global career (Japanese)
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 relations between Japan and their home countries. READ MORE »
2022 Transitions Opportunities Forum and Networking Expo
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 before Transitions that concentrated on the US Job Market.
Welcome to the JET Network & Finding Your Career Path After JET
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 the JET alumni network!
2021 JET Microgrant Information Session
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!
Gift-Giving Practices in Japan
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 as a JET Program assistant language teacher in Hyogo from 2008-2010.
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