*UPDATE* Job Hunting & Business Manners Seminar Postponed

Dear JETAA WJ members,

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the job hunting seminar has been postponed. We will make announcements on the rescheduled dates and venue as soon as they are decided. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience to those who has already signed up, and we hope to see you again on the rescheduled date! Please stayed tuned.

Sincerely,

JETAA WJ

Job Hunting & Business Manners Seminar

The JET Alumni Association Western Japan (JETAAWJ) will be hosting a two-day job hunting and business manners seminar in Osaka with Mori Kosan Co., Ltd., a firm that supports foreigners seeking employment in Japan. The seminar will be from 9:00 to 17:00 on May 12 (Sat.) and 13 (Sun.), 2018. Attendees will learn things like: how to write a Japanese-style resume, prepare for an interview, exchange business cards, answer phone calls in Japanese, etc.
The seminar participation fee is 3500 yen (includes fee for networking event).

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JETAAWJ 2018-2019 Officer election results

The votes have been counted and the results are in for the 2018-2019 JETAAWJ Officer Elections. Congratulations to Alberto, Pene, Rose and Mason who will take on the roles of Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary respectively. They will hold their positions from April 1st 2018 until March 31st 2019. See their platforms below for reference, and let’s congratulate them and wish them the best in their roles!

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JETAA Western Japan Officer Elections

JETAA Western Japan is looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join the officer team! Enrich the experience JET Alumni in Western Japan by working with JETAAWJ to provide useful and fun events and information.

Positions available:
Chair
Vice-Chair
Treasurer
Secretary

If you wish to run for election for any of these positions, please send a photo of yourself and your platform to jetaawjchair@gmail.com by Wednesday 21st February. In your platform, remember to include:
1. Where and when you were a JET, and in what capacity (ALT/CIR/SEA)
2. Current location: current city, prefecture
3. Brief history: what country (city, state), college degree, etc.
4. Employment info: current employer, work industry, or previous industries
5. Why you feel you are suited for this position

After the deadline passes, we will upload applicants’ platforms and hold a vote.

We look forward to receiving your platform!

JETAAWJ Job Hunting Seminar for Current and Former JETs

The JET Alumni Association Western Japan (JETAAWJ) will be hosting a two-day job hunting and business manners seminar in Osaka City with Mori Kosan Co., Ltd., a firm that supports foreigners seeking employment in Japan. The seminar will be from 9:00 to 17:00 on January 20 (Sat.) and 21 (Sun.), 2018. Attendees will learn things like: how to write a Japanese-style resume, prepare for an interview, exchange business cards, answer phone calls in Japanese, etc.
*The seminar participation fee is 1000 Yen.

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Announcing the JET Film Festival, Saturday November 18 ジェットフィルムフェスティバル、11月18日(土)

(日本語は下)
Last year, to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the JET Programme, JETs past and present placed all around Japan created short, bilingual videos about the beauty of the areas they lived in as part of the JET Programme Video Contest. The JET Film Festival on Saturday November 18th at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art in Kobe will screen the winning entries of this contest, as well as “Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story“, the documentary of the life and legacy of Taylor Anderson, a JET participant from the US who lost her life in the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. Join us at this event and support the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund, which was set up in her honour.

After the film screening will be a reception, providing an opportunity for you to network with current JETs, JET alumni and the local community over light refreshments. (Limited to first 50 people only. 2000 yen, or 1000 yen for current JETs/JET Alumni)

Please also see the leaflet below. We look forward to welcoming you there!

You can sign up using the contact form below the Japanese text (please sign up one person at a time).

去年、JETプログラムの30周年を記念するために、全国のJET参加者や元JETが派遣された地元の魅力を発信する動画を作り、JETプログラム動画コンテストに参加しました。
このフィルムフェスティバルでは、受賞した動画を上映します。そして、2011年の東日本大震災で亡くなられたテイラー・アンダーソンについての感動的なドキュメンタリーを上映し、記念基金の募集を行います。
上映会の後はレセプションを行います。このレセプションでは、JET参加者や元JETなど、様々な国の方と交流できます。(先着順50名様まで)
※イベントは全て日本語と英語で行われます。動画・ドキュメンタリーも日本語と英語で上映されます。)

下のチラシもご覧ください。イベントでお会いしましょう!

参加申し込みされる方は下の申し込みフォームをご記入ください。

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