Tag Archives: JET Program

Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 – The Last 10 Years

For the fourth article in our Japanese Studies: 5-10-20 series, today we will hear from Abigail MacBain, a Ph.D. student in the East Asian Languages & Cultures department at Columbia University who went the indirect path to graduate school, gaining experience through a … Continue reading

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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 Opportunity: Cultural Affairs/Public Relations Section, Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta

Via JETWit.com jobs mailing list. Institution: Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta Location: Atlanta, GA Education: BA/BS Language: JLPT N2 Posted: Feb. 4, 2013 The ideal candidate would be a team-player who works well with Japanese people; a recent college … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Program Assistant, Culture & Information Section, Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville

Institution: Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville Location: Nashville, TN Education: not specified, JET experience preferred Deadline: Aug. 6, 2012 Job Description: The duties of this position include… Coordinating the Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program, Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) Program … 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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