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. As the first USJETAA event to be in Japanese only, 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 before Transitions that concentrated on the US Job Market.
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! (~10 mins)
2) “Finding Your Career Path After JET”
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 as a JET Program assistant language teacher in Hyogo from 2008-2010. Her book includes a review of related literature,