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 funded by the Japan Foundation CGP and Japan Local Government Center CLAIR New York.
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 mental health, well being,
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 his journey from being a JET in Mie (1995-1997) to how he learned about life coaching as a profession and why and how he decided to enter this profession. 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.