Upcoming Events!

Networking Event: Medicine & Related Fields

Meet the head of the UN WHO Kobe Center, medical professionals, research specialists and other guests to ask your questions about careers in health sciences and related professions.
It’s also the Harbour Tavern’s Sunday roast day (beef, lamb, or both) in addition to the regular menu! Note that roasts will be available after 3PM.

RSVP to jetaawj@gmail.com by August 18 to save your spot!

Date: August 26th (Sunday)
Time: 13:30 ~
Venue: The Harbor Tavern Kobe

Life after JET + Resumé Writing

Learn about what life is like from three JET alumni in the Kansai area with special guest from JALT (Japan Association of Language Teaching) to help polish your resumé before any job hunting process begins! If you are an alum who would like to share your experiences and be involved in the process of  planning the event, please contact jetaawj@gmail.com.

Date: September 29th (Saturday)
Time: 3-5pm
Venue: TBA

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!