Jan 31

******************* How to Pass Your Love of Japan onto Your Kids By Jessica Kennett Cork (CIR, 1997-2000, Hiroshima-ken) (Note:  Click here to join the JET Alumni Parents Facebook group.) My kids (7, 5, 2 and 4 months) are the only blond-haired kids in their school.  My two oldest know the names of all the Pokémon characters […]


Feb 8

Why Japan does not celebrate the Lunar New Year to the extent of its Asian neighbors By Jessica Kennett Cork (CIR, 1997-2000, Hiroshima-ken) With the large number of Asians in the U.S., it was hard to overlook the fact that the Year of the Dragon by the lunar calendar began on January 23. But had we been in Japan, […]


Dec 1

Job: Spanish-English Bilingual Content and Social Media Specialist – YKK (Marietta, GA, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Position: Spanish-English Bilingual Content and Social Media Specialist Posted by: YKK Location: Marietta, GA, USA Contract: Full-Time Thanks to Jessica Cork (HIroshima-ken) for the following job listing with her company: YKK is a Tokyo-based manufacturing company with operations in 71 countries around the […]


Mar 9

Scholarship for Japanese University Students to intern at Carter Center (Atlanta)

Thanks to JET alum Jessica Cork Kennett for sharing this interesting opportunity.  Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Scholarship for Japanese University Students to intern at Carter Center in Atlanta, GA Overview: If you know of […]


Dec 28

Job: Delta Air Lines Flight Attendants- Japanese Speaking Qualification Required

Thanks to JET alum Jessica Cork Kennett for sharing this opening. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. ———————————————————————————————————— Position: Flight Attendants Posted by: Delta Airlines Type: N/A Location: Various Salary: N/A Start Date: N/A Summary Of Essential […]


Dec 13

Job: University of West Florida Japan Center Director

Thanks to Jessica Cork for sharing this opening. Posted by 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, Japan Center and Florida-Japan Linkage Institute Posted by: University of West Florida (UWF) Type: Full-time Location: Pensacola, FL Salary: Commensurate […]


Jul 18

Job: Senior Director of Development and Training, Decatur, GA

Thanks to JET alum Jessica Cork for passing this on. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). ____________________________________________________________ Position: Senior Director of Development and Training Posted by: Culture Connect, Inc. Type: Full-time exempt employee Location: Decatur, GA Salary: N/A Start date: Responsibilities: General: • Assist in strategic planning and visioning. • Develop, maintain, and cultivate […]


Jul 16

Job: Consular or Cultural Section Staff at The Consulate General of Japan (GA)

Thanks to JET alum Jessica Cork, who works at the consulate, for passing this on. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). ____________________________________________________________ Position: Consular or Cultural Section Staff Posted by: Consulate General of Japan Type: N/A Location: Atlanta, GA Salary: N/A Start date: N/A Overview: Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta is seeking an […]


Jun 26

Jobs: Two JET-relevant Jobs In Atlanta, Georgia

Thanks to JET alum Jessica Cork Kennett for sharing these two JET-relevant job listings. Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97) ____________________________________________________________ Position: Bilingual English / Japanese – Business Planner job Posted by: Austin Allen Company Type: Full-time Location: Atlanta, GA Salary: $45,000 to $60,000 plus excellent benefits and relocation packages Start date: NA Responsibilities: […]


Jun 21

Job: Education Abroad Advisor – Kennesaw State University (GA)

 Thanks to JET Alum Jessica Cork, who works for the Consulate in Atlanta, for sharing this very JET-relevant Atlanta-area job listing.  Posted by Kay Monroe (Miyazaki-shi, 1995 -97). ——————————————————————————————————— Job Position: Education Abroad Advisor Location: Atlanta, GA Position: Full-time Salary: $32,500 Hour: N/A Job Description: The Education Abroad Advisor manages an assigned case-load of faculty-lead […]


Jan 23

Youth For Understanding scholarships extended for US high school students

Shared by JET alum and YFU alum Jessica Cork who currently works for the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta: Did you know that scholarships for American students to go abroad have been extended? There is still a chance for students in your area to apply for our 300+ scholarships to have the exchange experience of a […]


Dec 12

JET News Roundup 12.12.11

Posted by Jessica Cork (Hiroshima, 1997-2000); JET Program Coordinator, Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta Article from the Japan Times that mentions the JET Programme: Round table on attracting foreign students: Experts look at ways to entice overseas talent to study in Japan Japan faces the serious issue of a dwindling number of children and a […]


Jun 18

Job: Japanese Teacher (Georgia)

Via JET alum Jessica Cork who works for the consulate in Atlanta. 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 […]


Jun 9

Job: Seeking volunteers for JapanFest (Georgia)

Via JET alum Jessica Cork of the Japanese Consulate in Atlanta. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London as is currently looking for new work opportunities related to Japan, translation, or other fields. She is also the former vocalist for the Japanese hardcore punk band DEGRADE. *Note: If you […]


Jun 8

Job: Job opportunity for Japanese teacher (NC)

Via JET alum Jessica Cork who works at the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta. Posted by Dipika Soni (Ishikawa-ken, 2003-06). Dipika has recently moved back to London as is currently looking for new work opportunities related to Japan, translation, or other fields. She is also the former vocalist for the Japanese hardcore punk band […]


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