Jul 2

JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Studio Ghibli Fest, JAPAN CUTS

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Before and after the outdoor fireworks, enjoy some summer events in the cool indoors, whether it’s taking in one of the dozens of films premiering at Japan Society’s annual festival, or catching a Studio […]


May 2

Job: Implementation Specialist – HomeAway (Sydney, Australia)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email Job Title: Implementation Specialist (Japanese Speaking) Posted by: HomeAway Location: Sydney, Australia Contract: Full-Time Here is a job courtesy of JETAA NSW: HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million […]


Apr 4

JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Studio Ghibli Fest, ‘Okko’s Inn,’ Sakura Matsuri

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and that means one thing: a new season of sounds, colors, and spectacular performing arts to match the blossoming sakura trees throughout the city. This month’s highlights […]


Mar 22

JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Genji at the Met, Perfume Returns, Sailor Moon on Broadway

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Stay warm this winter with some hot local events, from live showcases that will transport you to another time and place, some new anime screenings, and a 2.5D musical performance you won’t want to […]


Feb 28

Mothra “Leaps of Faith”: A JETAANY Storytelling Event

On Saturday, February 23rd, JETAANY hosted its first Mothra storytelling event (inspired by The Moth Storytelling Hour) at Hostelling International of New York City. The theme for the inaugural event was “Leaps of Faith.” Hosted by Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, 1992-1994) and Kirsten Henning (Hyogo-ken, 1999-2002), they along with eight other JET alums gave a brief […]


Feb 25

Job: MBD and 3D CAD Engineers – Nisshin Global (Japan)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email Job Title: MBD and 3D CAD Engineers Posted by: Nisshin Global Location: Japan; main office in Kanagawa Contract: Full-Time Here are a couple of jobs sent to us directly from the company: Multiple Vacancies: MBD, 3D CAD Engineers A company specialising in providing design […]


Jan 28

JETAA Chapter Beats February 2019

Chapter Beats February, 2019 JETAA Chapter Beat is a periodic mosaic of events taking place in the JETAA sphere. Compiled by AJET‘s Director of Alumni Relations Megan Buhagiar (Ishikawa Prefecture, 2017- Present)   JETAA Rocky Mountain   (*RSVP required. See below for details.) Where: Tamai Tower Penthouse in Sakura Square 1255 19th St. Denver, CO […]


Dec 1

JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Radio City Christmas, Mickey Mouse @ 90, Miyazaki Doc

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. With Thanksgiving (and the hopes of sensible eating) now just a memory, we turn to colder weather, falling snow, and the new year to come. Fortunately for Japanese culture fans, December is just as […]


Aug 29

JETAA Singapore YOLO Experience Series-2 Karyn

JETAA Singapore recently asked their members to share their craziest, most epic, YOLO stories. In this three-part series, you will read about these adventures from members of JETAA Singapore as they traveled around Japan. Next is Karyn’s experience as she talks about visiting a variety of festivals on a week-long trip to Tohoku: What was […]


Jul 29

JETAA Chapter Beats August 2018

  Chapter Beats August 2018   1)        JETAA Northern California   SAVE THE DATE: 2018 JETs Pre-Departure Nomikai August 3 will be the new JETs’ last night in the US!  We’ll be having a nomikai to bid them Bon Voyage and a happy JET time!  Mark your calendars for August 3! More updates to come~     […]


Jul 24

JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do It Right and Be Polite!’

    By Andy Shartzer (Shizuoka-ken, 2014-16) for JQ magazine. Andy graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in chemical engineering, and currently works for JETRO New York. He is also the Community Development Chair for JETAA New York. The best part about world travel is the chance to step outside of our […]


Jul 12

JETAA Chapter Beats July 2018

Chapter Beats July, 2018 JETAA Chapter Beat is a periodic mosaic of events taking place in the JETAA sphere. Compiled by AJET‘s Director of Alumni Relations Megan Buhagiar (Ishikawa Prefecture, 2017- Present)   JETAA SC The 60th Zenshuji Obon Carnival – July 7 & 8, 2018, 11:00AM – 8:00PM Obon Service, July 7, 8 at […]


Jun 22

Job: USA​ Admissions Advisor & University Partnerships Associate – CRCC Asia (Philadelphia, PA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email. Job Title: USA​ Admissions Advisor & University Partnerships Associate Posted by: CRCC Asia Location: Philadelphia, PA Contract: Full-Time Thanks to JET alum Anthony Skedzielewski (Yamagata-ken) for the following job opening: Company: CRCC Asia currently 8 office locations worldwide supporting admissions, university relations, program […]


May 13

JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘A Girls’ Guide to the Islands’

By Rashaad Jorden (Yamagata–ken, 2008-10) for JQ magazine. A former head of the JETAA Philadelphia Sub–Chapter, Rashaad is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University with a master’s degree in responsible tourism management. For more on his life abroad and enthusiasm for taiko drumming, visit his blog at www.gettingpounded.wordpress.com. Exploring local wonders with loved ones can conjure up magical memories—and an […]


Mar 2

JETAA Chapter Beats March 2018

JETAA Chapter Beat is a periodic mosaic of events taking place in the JETAA sphere. Compiled by A JET‘s Director of Alumni Relations Megan Buhagiar (Ishikawa Prefecture, 2017- Present).   1. JETAA San Diego 13th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Time: 10am-6pm When: March 9th- March 11th  Where: Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego  2215 Pan American Rd E, San […]


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