Jun 13

By Therese Stephen (Iwate-ken, 1996-99) for JQ magazine. What many people don’t know is that the City of Brotherly Love is in love with Japan, and has been since the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, when the Japanese Pavilion became one of the most popular exhibits of that historic World’s Fair. When you think of […]


Mar 17

Job: Executive Director – National Japanese American Citizens League (Washington, D.C. [preference] or any regional office)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow, an ALT currently living in Toyota City. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Position: Executive Director Posted by: National Japanese American Citizens League Location: Any Regional Office with a strong preference in the Washington, D.C. Office Contract: Full-time Thanks to JET alumna, Therese Stephen (Iwate-ken) for passing along this job opportunity: […]


Mar 17

Job: Internationalization Coordinator for Ichinoseki City – Ichinoseki City (Iwate, Japan)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow, an ALT currently living in Toyota City. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Position: Internationalization Coordinator for Ichinoseki City Posted by: Ichinoseki City Location: Iwate, Japan Contract: Full-time Here’s a job opportunity forwarded to us by JET alumna Therese Stephen (Iwate-ken): Ichinoseki City is seeking a native English speaker with proficiency in […]


Sep 14

Job: Director – Sales – Shire Pharmaceuticals (Tokyo)

Thanks to JET alum Therese Stephens for sharing this listing, which is for the company where she works. Posted by Kim ‘Kay’  Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Position:  Director Sales Posted by: Shire Japan Type: Full time, permanent […]


Jun 17

Job: Executive Administrative Assistant (Wayne, PA)

Thanks to JET alum Therese Stephen for sharing this JET-relevant job listing. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). ____________________________________________________________ Position: Executive Administrative Assistant Posted by:  Cutanea Life Sciences, Inc Type:  Part-time Location: Wayne, PA Salary: N/A Date:  N/A http://www.cutanealife.com/index.html Position Summary: The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for administrative coordination and execution of various […]


Jan 5

Job: Third Shift Customer Service Associate – Japanese speaking (IL)

Via Therese Stephen. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London but is interested in hearing about any Japan-related opportunities across the globe. ———————————————————————————————————————————- ***Note: If you apply for this position, please let them know you learned of it from JETwit. Thanks.*** Job Position: Third Shift Customer Service Associate – […]


Jul 26

Job: Project Manager – Shire Pharmaceuticals (Lexington, MA)

Via former JETAA Philly Rep Therese Stephens who works for Shire Pharmaceuticals. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London and is currently looking for new work opportunities related to Japan, translation, or other fields. ———————————————————————————————————————————- ***Note: If you apply for this position, please let them know you learned of […]


Jul 12

Job: Japanese Patent Paralegal (Philadelphia)

Via JET alum Therese Stephen who works for the Consulate in Miami. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London and is currently looking for new work opportunities related to Japan, translation, or other fields. ———————————————————————————————————————————- ***Note: If you apply for this position, please let them know you learned of […]


Feb 10

Below are approximately 150 comments received so far as a result of the JET-Tourist Tally Project.  First the Top 10 Comments followed by all comments organized according to prefecture.  (Click here for the latest totals from the JET-Tourist Tally Project.) Important: If you have not yet responded, please help out by entering your JET Tourist-Tally […]


Oct 30

Update 11/10/10: Had a nice email exchange with Carlo Capua (Niigata-ken, 2000-02) who is on the Board of Directors for Sister Cities International, a global network of 2000+ cities who do exchanges with each other at different levels – teacher, humanitarian, governmental, elected official, etc.  According to Carlo, SCI is in almost 200 countries around […]


May 26

Job: Sushi Historian (Cambridge, MA)

Thanks to Therese Stephen (Iwate-ken, 1996-99), former Philly Subchapter Representative, for passing on this job posting from the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) jobsite: Company: River Bird Studios Job Title: Sushi Historian Job Description: Research and guide a historically accurate adventure story focusing on the early development of modern sushi, techniques, tools and ingredients to […]


Feb 20

JETAA Philly: KyoDaiko

Via the JETAA Philadelphia subchapter: On Friday, March 6, 2009 there will be what looks like an amazing and fun taiko performance taking place – cosponsored by KyoDaiko, a group in which Therese Stephen (fellow Philly JETAA member) is a member.  We are hoping to support this performance as a group!  Please let me know […]


Jan 23

Job: Japanese House and Garden Site Manager – Philadelphia

Via Therese Stephens, former JETAA Philly subchapter rep: Japanese House and Garden Site Manager Position Profile Overview The Site Manager is a full time seasonal position, March through October 15, at the Japanese House and Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Japanese House and Garden is a 17th century style Japanese house in the west section of […]


Aug 8

**************** JQ SUMMER ISSUE OUT NOW! We Want You to Want It! JQ’s Summer 2009 Issue is Here!! SUMMER 2009 ISSUE – click image below to download PDF The leader of a band that’s sold over 20 million records and brought the words “At Budokan” to the big time, the new Japanese ambassador to New […]


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