May 3

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Summer Internship with Stipend, Analyze and Code Transcripts
Posted by:
Bruce Feiler
Location: Mostly Remote
Contract: Part-Time

JET alumnus, Bruce Feiler just posted this on LinkedIn:

Hi, everyone! I’m looking for interns this summer for a new project I’m working on. The work is exciting, the responsibilities are real, and you’ll be joining a great team. Details below. Feel free to share!

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Bestselling author, TV host, and former New York Times columnist seeks part-time interns who are highly motivated, have strong verbal and analytical skills, and work well in collaborative settings. Primary focus of work is to analyze and code transcripts of life story interviews. You’ll be part of a small team doing statistical analysis, and developing conclusions about current trends in work, family, and life.

Ideal candidates would be undergraduates or graduates with interest/experience in journalism, social sciences or data analytics, with experience in research, eager to share ideas and learn. Work could begin immediately and continue through the summer. Flexible hours, part-time, mostly remote; with stipend. 

Application Process: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to c/o Elda at contact@brucefeiler.com. And we’re writers here, so we’ll read both closely!


Apr 24

Job: Bilingual Project Manager – IFlow (Plano, TX, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Project Manager – Bilingual (Japanese / English)
Posted by:
IFlow
Location: Plano, TX, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kia Cheleen (Aichi-ken, 1996-1999) for passing along the following job opening:

IFlow is hiring several bilingual IT program managers to work on assignment at a large Japanese auto manufacturer. Automotive infotainment experience is *not* necessary.

Application Process: Anyone with general questions about the job description can contact Kia: kcheleen@gmail.com
https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/tao-staffing-iflow-inc-328bd976/project-manager-bilingual-japanese-english-280bfd47


Apr 23

Job: Program Officer – The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation (Washington, DC)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Program Officer
Posted by:
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kelly Primrose (Nara-ken, 2015-2018) for passing along the following opportunity with her organization:
https://mansfieldfdn.org/blog/now-hiring-program-officer/

Application Process: Interested candidates are welcome to get in touch with her at <kprimrose@mansfieldfdn.org> if you want to learn more about the Foundation.


Apr 22

Jobs: Public Relations and Communications Assistants – The Consulate General of Japan in New York (New York, USA)

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Position: Public Relations and Communications Assistants
Posted by:
The Consulate General of Japan in New York
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job openings received directly from The Consulate General of Japan in New York.


Apr 12

Job: Volunteer English and Spanish Teachers – Peace Boat (Worldwide)

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Position: Volunteer English and Spanish Teachers
Posted by:
Peace Boat
Location: World wide
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a volunteer opportunity received directly from Peace Boat:

Volunteer English and Spanish teachers for Peace Boat’s August 2021 Global Voyage!

Would you like to use your language teaching skills to help build a global culture of peace-while seeing the world at the same time? Application period for 108th Global Voyage is open!

The Global English/Español Training Programme is Peace Boat’s English and Spanish school. On our voyages, this programme is run by international teams of passionate volunteer teachers who inspire our students to use language to make connections with people from all over the world.

Peace Boat’s language training programme, GET, is now accepting applications for English and Spanish language teachers for the 108th Global voyage. The application deadline for volunteer teachers is April 12, 2021 currently and may be extended. All interviews will be conducted online and will take place between May 10-14, 2021. 

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Apr 11

Job: Coordinator for International Relations – Tottori Prefecture (Tottori, Japan)

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Position: Coordinator for International Relations
Posted by:
Tottori Prefecture
Location: Tottori, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from Tottori Prefecture. If you’re interested, please look over the requirements and send Ryan Hata an email <ryan.kk.hata@gmail.com>. You must already be located in Japan.

現在鳥取県は「英語圏国際交流員」を募集しています。

日本に住むRyanさんの知り合いに興味のある人がいれば、情報提供をお願いしたいです。

なお、今回はコロナの影響があり日本国内からの募集となります

「2021年度鳥取県国際交流員(英語圏)の募集について」はこちらです。(応募条件があります。確認してください。)

Application Process: Click here for more information and to apply.


Apr 10

Job: Various Opportunities – Avanade (Japan and Worldwide)

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Position: Various Opportunities
Posted by:
Avanade
Location: Japan and Worldwide
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Jim Walsh (Fukushima-ken, 2018-2020) for the following job opportunities:

Multiple opportunities in Tech at Avanade (Japan and worldwide).
Avanade, a joint partnership of Microsoft and Accenture, is hiring for a variety of roles related to technology.  Of special interest to JET participants, Avanade Japan has seen exceptional growth over the past two years, placing it as the fastest growing division within Avanade’s “growth markets”.

Application Process: If you are considering a career in technology, project management, sales, or business, have a look at the Avanade Jobs Page. https://careers.avanade.com/jobsen/SearchJobs

A few of the “hot jobs” in Japan are:

Interested in learning more about Avanade?  There is a free online seminar introducing the company on April 21st, 19:00-20:00 JST.  The seminar will be conducted in Japanese.  Contact JET alumni Jim Walsh (j.walsh@avanade.com) to sign up, or with any questions about Avanade in general.


Apr 9

Job: Japan Studies Program Assistant – University of Pittsburgh(Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email


Position: Japan Studies Program Assistant
Posted by:
University of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us directly from the University of Pittsburgh:

The University of Pittsburgh is looking for an entry-level Program Assistant for their Japan Studies Department.

The Program Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing administrative and programmatic support for developing community engagement programming in the field of Japan Studies. The Program Assistant will promote Japan Studies across a broad range of disciplines and languages, in engagement activities coordinated with the Asian Studies Center, other units of the University, K-16 teachers and students, local internationally engaged organizations, other major universities, community colleges and Title III/Title V- eligible institutions. The Program Assistant will work with faculty, staff, students, K-16 educators, pre-service and in-service teachers to develop outreach materials about Japan Studies. 

Application Process: Click here for more information and to apply.


Apr 7

Job: Administrative Aide for East Asian Studies – New York University (New York City, NY)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email


Position: Administrative Aide I – East Asian Studies
Posted by:
New York University
Location: New York City, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alumna who wishes to remain anonymous:

Arts and Science is seeking an organized Administrative Aide I to join the Department of East Asian Studies. This individual will perform a broad range of clerical, secretarial, and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of the undergraduate/graduate departmental offerings and policies. Assist with the prioritization of office activities and delegate to and monitor work of student and/or casual employees. Compose letters and correspondence. Perform general word processing, spreadsheet and data entry duties utilizing intermediate-level functions. Monitor moderately complex budgets and/or grants.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here.


Apr 6

Job: Various Language and Management Lecturers – Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Beppu, Japan)

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Position: Various Language and Management Lecturers
Posted by:
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
Location: Beppu, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Here are various jobs at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University passed along to us directly from the institution:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is currently looking to hire language lecturers and management lecturers. Languages include English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, and Malay-Indonesian. More information can be found on the recruitment website. Application deadlines are in mid-May – Please check the individual application guidelines for details.

Application Process: For more details and to apply, please click here.


Mar 25

Job: External Advisor for Government Relations and Regional Affairs, Asia – Global Citizen (Paris, France)

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Position: External Advisor for Government Relations and Regional Affairs, Asia (with a focus on India and Japan)
Posted by:
Global Citizen
Location: Paris, France
Contract: Full-Time, Temporary

Here’s a job passed along to us from a JET alumna who wishes to remain anonymous:

Since its inception, Global Citizen has leveraged the power of artists, governments, corporations, philanthropists, and civil society to achieve one common goal: ending extreme poverty. In the last decade, Global Citizen has mobilized $48.4B USD towards this goal. Of this, over $22.6B USD has already been disbursed, impacting the lives of more than 880M people.

In 2021, Global Citizen will be undertaking a coordinated advocacy campaign around the Recovery Plan for World launched in late February. The campaign will seek to mobilize new resources to address the most urgent needs brought about by COVID-19 and to help the world recover better together.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The External Advisor for Government Relations’ responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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Mar 16

Job: Associate – Brunswick Group (Washington, D.C., or New York, NY)

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Position: Associate (US-Japan Advisory)
Posted by:
Brunswick Group
Location: Ideally Washington, D.C., or New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the job sent to us directly from the firm, the Brunswick Group, or apply directly on LinkedIn here

Brunswick Group – Associate (US – Asia)

 
 

Mar 2

Job: Various Positions – National Peace Corps Association (Various Locations)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email


Position: Various Positions
Posted by:
National Peace Corps Association
Location: Various Locations
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alum who wishes to remain anonymous:

The National Peace Corps Association is hiring for the following positions among many: Director of Development (new position); Associate Editor (new position); Finance Director (new position); Digital Content Manager (vacant). 

Application Process: More details here – https://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/jobs?current_page=1&sort_type=featured_recent&filter=%

 
 

Feb 25

Job: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager – Asia Society Policy Institute (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager
Posted by: Asia Society Policy Institute
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job passed along to us by a JET alum who wishes to remain anonymous.

About the job:

With a problem-solving mandate, the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) is a think- and do- tank that tackles major policy challenges confronting the AsiaPacific in security, prosperity, sustainability, and the development of common norms and values for the region. ASPI seeks a Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager to leverage ASPI’s projects, initiatives, and expert commentary to create dynamic and accessible multimedia content, including videos, podcasts, and infographics; as well as manage the ASPI website and social media.

Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Managing Director, the Multimedia Producer and Digital Outreach Manager will:

  • Leverage ASPI’s initiatives and expert commentary to create dynamic multimedia content such as podcasts, videos, graphics, gifs, and infographics used primarily on ASPI’s website and social media.
  • Collaborate with ASPI experts and staff to identify high-impact opportunities to increase the visibility of ASPI initiatives and activities; develop and execute a dissemination strategy. Develop and implement a content management and distribution schedule.
  • Optimize video and other multimedia content for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • In tandem with the development of ASPI’s initiatives, provide guidance on the development of supplementary digital content that aids in marketing, fundraising and audience building, coordinating with internal colleagues in other Asia Society departments and with outside contractors as needed.

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Feb 19

Job: CBTC Systems Engineer I – Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)

Posted by Sydney Sparrow. Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email


Position: CBTC Systems Engineer I
Posted by: Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Susan Garvan, Staffing Specialist with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEEPI) for passing along the below job opening with her company.

Are you a recent or soon to graduate Electrical Engineer or Computer Science Engineer who is “business fluent” in Japanese?   If so, we have an opportunity to use your degree and Japanese language skills while learning the newest technology in the rail transportation industry for the USA. 

In this newly created role the Engineer will learn Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) technology provided to you by Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI).   You will have the opportunity to visit our parent company, Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) in Japan for up to a year, gaining valuable training on the CBTC Systems.   Upon completion of your training you would return to the USA and will be based at our Pittsburgh, PA headquarters in the CBTC Systems Engineer I role with MEPPI’s Transportation Systems Division.   As the CBTC Systems Engineer I you will:

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