Sep 17

Life After JET: Food for Thought by James Foley

Recently posted to the JETAA Oceania Facebook group by Eden Law: The JET Programme has lead to many opportunities and careers, sometimes rather unexpectedly. This is part of a series of articles by former JETs about their lives after participating on the programme, and how it has shaped their careers and paths. We hope that it will prove […]

Jul 11

Job: Writing Job with Square 2 Marketing (Philadelphia Area)

Thanks to JET alum James Foley for sharing this writing position at Square 2 Marketing where James works.  See below for more info.  (BTW, major props to James for mentioning JET in his bio on the company website.) Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Overview:  The […]

Jun 19

JET Alum Journalists: Restaurant Profile — Sakagura in NYC

Below is a link to a piece on New York’s storied sake bar Sakagura  in today’s Village Voice. Written by JET alum James Foley (Fukushima-ken, Iwaki-shi, 2007-10).

Apr 16

JET Alum Journalists: New Culling Method By Taiji Cove Dolphin Hunters Deemed Inhumane

Here’s a link to a quick story put together by JET alum James Foley (Fukushima-ken, Iwaki-shi, 2007-10).

Sep 13

*************** Here are updates from a few more of the 20 Tohoku region JET alumni selected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to return to their town to both engage in volunteer efforts and also help document and share what’s going on there. Alan Mockridge (Iwate-ken, Ohtsuchi-shi), originally from the UK and now based in Santa […]

Apr 14

Report on the Invitation Programme for JET Alumni to Disaster Stricken Areas in Tohoku

Below is the text of the report on the Invitation Program for JET Alumni to Disaster Stricken Areas in Tohoku (aka Return to Tohoku) where MOFA assesses the results and impact of the program. A very interesting read! Twenty JET alumni who had previously worked in Tohoku were selected from a pool of over 60 […]

Mar 4

Who’s telling the truth about radiation in Japan, and why it might not matter anyway. By James A. Foley  (Fukushima-ken, 2007-10) for JQ magazine. James was one of eight American JET alums selected for the Tohoku Invitational Program sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Japan Tourism Agency. Nastassja Vidro knew something was […]

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