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Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – A Year Out and a Long Way to Go

For the third article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Kathy Rice, a recent college graduate and current JET Coordinator for International Relations, who will talk about how she cultivated skills and resources throughout her college years and … Continue reading

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Job Opening: International Cultural Ambassador, Fukui City

Via JETWit.com. Institution: New Brunswick Sister Cities Association/Fukui City Location: Fukui City, Fukui pref., Japan Education: BA Other qualifications: connection to New Brunswick Sister Cities Association (see below), driver’s license Language: Native English, ~JLPT N2 Deadline: Feb. 15, 2014 Start … Continue reading

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Working at an Eikaiwa [Part 3]

The final installation of three guest articles on working at eikaiwa by Sean Montgomery. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3: Why I know what I know I have enough stories about eikaiwa to last a thousand Arabian nights, but I’ll … Continue reading

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Applying to JET as a CIR, Part 3

Part 1: What is a Coordinator for International Relations? Part 2: The Application Process Part 3: Life as a CIR Placement Positions for CIRs are extremely varied in terms of location, duties, and expectations. ALTs know from the start that … Continue reading

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JET Recruiting Sessions 2011

Thinking of applying to the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) or a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR)? Check out the Consul-General of Japan in Miami’s JET calendar for recruiting events and information sessions near … Continue reading

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Applying to JET as a CIR, Part 2

Part 1: What is a CIR? The Application Process Now that you’ve decided the CIR position is right for you, it’s time to prepare the application, which will be available in late September/early October 2011 for the 2012-13 departure group. … Continue reading

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Applying to JET as a CIR, Part 1

Part 1: What is a Coordinator for International Relations? For many fairly recent college graduates with degrees in Asian Studies, the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is the next stop on their career path. Last year, we ran several … Continue reading

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