Aug 20

Job: Programs Coordinator – Yale University (New Haven, CT, USA)

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


Position: Programs Coordinator
Posted by:
Yale University
Location: New Haven, CT, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from The Council on East Asian Studies:

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Programs Coordinator: https://bit.ly/67061BR


Aug 20

Job: Fellowship Opportunities – Pickering and Rangel Fellowships (U.S.-based Graduate Institution)

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


Position: Fellowship Opportunities
Posted by:
Pickering and Rangel Fellowships
Location: Redmond, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to Manuel Peralta (who works at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka) for passing along the below Fellowship opportunities for U.S. citizens. 

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program


Aug 9

Job: Bilingual Communications Coordinator & Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator Positions – Nintendo of America (Redmond, WA, USA)

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


Position: Bilingual Communications Coordinator & Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator Positions
Posted by:
Nintendo of America
Location: Redmond, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here are a couple of full-time opportunities within Nintendo Treehouse passed along to us directly from Nintendo of America:

The Communications Coordinator works with the first party marketing team, and the Dev Ops Coordinator is working with localization project lifecycle as well as the team supports bringing some games to Nintendo Switch.

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

Bilingual Communications Coordinator

Bilingual Product Development Operations Coordinator


Aug 5

Job: Educational Affairs Specialist – Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle (Seattle, WA)

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Position: Educational Affairs Specialist
Posted by:
Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Lynn Mayuchi (Fukui-ken, 1990-1993) for passing along the following job opening:

The Consulate is seeking a well-qualified individual with excellent communication skills to serve as an educational affairs specialist. This position will be responsible for mainly supporting the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, in addition to Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships and other tasks related to public outreach and social media. 

Core responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact and answer general inquiries related to the JET Program and MEXT Scholarships in the Consulate’s area of responsibility including Washington, Montana, and Northern Idaho.
  • Support the JET Program by coordinating candidate recruiting (career fairs, information sessions, etc.) and selection activities (interviews), and preparing successful candidates for departure
  • Support MEXT Scholarships by coordinating candidate recruiting (information sessions, etc.) and selection activities (document screening and interviews) and prepare selected candidates for departure
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Aug 4

Job: Paid Internship Position (Fall 2021) – 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: Paid Internship Position
Posted by:
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Kelly Primrose (Nara-ken, 2015-2018) for passing along the attached paid internship with her organization.

The Mansfield Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes understanding and cooperation between Asia and the United States, is proud to support the professional development of young Asia policy professionals through its paid Internship Program.

This program is open to undergraduate students, recent grads, and graduate students who are interested in gaining first-hand experience working in a Washington, DC-based Asia policy non-profit. It will be held primarily in-person, with occasional virtual meetings.

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Aug 4

Job: Associate Network Director – The Economist (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Associate Network Director, North-East Asia
Posted by:
The Economist
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Steven Horowitz (Aichi-ken, Kariya-shi, 1992-94) for passing along the following job opening:

Part of the Economist Intelligence Unit, the research and analysis division of The Economist Group, the ECN is the c-suite executive briefing and networking  service of The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

The Associate Director of the Economist Corporate Network (ECN) in North Asia will be  responsible for supporting the networks in Tokyo and Seoul, and  will work with the Network Director to deliver a full suite of editorial services to members including advisory  briefings, webinars, meetings, analysis and data.  

Individual executives join the network in order to understand the political, economic and business environments of the markets where  they operate, and to engage in discussions with the EIU and fellow members. 

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Aug 2

Job: Executive Director – The Japan-United States Educational Commission (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Executive Director
Posted by:
The Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Brittany Rock (Tochigi-ken, 2013-2016) for passing along the following job opening:

The commission in Japan that manages Japan’s Fulbright scholarships and fellowships is looking for an Executive Director.

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


Aug 1

Job: Reporter/Research Assistant – Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

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Position: Reporter/Research Assistant
Posted by:
Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see below the attached job received directly from the newspaper. They will start interviews this week and want to reassure you all that you don’t need to be fluent in Japanese—they’re just looking for someone who can speak a little Japanese and is interested in journalism and U.S. society, politics, etc.


Jul 31

Job: English Tutor – Topic Time English (Online)

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Position: English Tutor
Posted by:
Topic Time English
Location: Online
Contract: Part-Time

Here’s a part-time job received directly from Scarlett Moulder and Topic Time English:

We Love JETS!! We are an America based company hiring around 15 more online tutors for Japanese students.

10 years ago, one of my very first teachers was with the JET Program and found it invaluable to work here in a small way to prepare for what was coming in Japan. This job might also be very helpful for JET Alumni re-acclimating themselves to their home country. Or like me, an older woman who looks back affectionately on my time in Japan and sees my conversations as a way to re-connect with the culture I know and appreciate so well.  

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Jul 31

Job: Quality Lab Supervisor – American MSC, Inc (Troy, MI, USA)

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Position: Quality Lab Supervisor (Japanese Automotive Supplier)
Posted by:
American MSC, Inc
Location: Troy, Michigan
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumnus, Brian Peters (Shiga-ken, 2000-2003) for passing along the following job opening with his company: 

This position is an excellent opportunity for JETs who are self-motivated and eager to start a career with growth opportunities.

We are a smaller Japanese company that supplies parts to the automotive sector. Our parent company is in Utsunomiya, Tochigi and we have facilities in Troy, Michigan, Aguascalientes, Mexico and Wuxi, China.

This is a type of entry level position we have available.

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Jul 23

Job: Research Associate – Itochu International Inc. (Washington, DC, USA)

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Position: Research Associate
Posted by:
Itochu International Inc.
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Contract: Full-Time

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

Itochu, a Fortune Global 500 company and one of Japan’s largest trading firms, is hiring a Washington, DC-based research associate for government affairs (US politics, economy, trade, sanctions). Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills are the top priority; however, experience working in federal/state government or with Japan is welcome.

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


Jul 22

Job: PR and Communications Coordinator – The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

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Position: PR and Communications Coordinator
Posted by:
The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago for sharing the following job opening:

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of the Japan Information Center –

  • Promote Japan-related topics and events by using the Consulate’s social media tools (Facebook, Twitter etc.)
  • Manage all contents on the Consulate’s English website
  • Draft and publish a monthly e-mail newsletter featuring Japan related topics and events in the Consulate’s 10-state jurisdiction
  • Draft speeches/remarks for the Consulate’s representative at events
  • Assist and join programs which introduce Japan and Japanese culture (origami, tea ceremony, kendo, kimono, calligraphy etc.) to local schools and community groups
  • General office responsibilities including attending and organizing events as well as helping other staff members’ tasks as needed.
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Jul 22

Job: Communications & Administration Manager – NYU School of Law (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Communications & Administration Manager
Posted by:
New York, NY, USA
Location: The U.S.-Asia Law Institute of NYU School of Law
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Alexis Sanborn (Shimane-ken, 2009-2011) for sharing the following job opening, which she will soon be leaving.

USALI is seeking a Communications & Administration Manager for an amazing opportunity to partner with the Executive Director in developing a comprehensive communications strategy. The Manager will maintain USALI social media accounts, expand USALI’s presence on social media platforms, enhance its website and external communications, coordinate online programs, promote activities across multiple platforms, and provide other critical administrative support to a small institute in a large university that is on the frontlines of US-Asia relations.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has gained solid experience in a larger organization and wants to try out their own ideas as a one-person communications department. It is also an opportunity to work with internationally renowned legal scholars and lawyers at the most international law school in the United States. Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills, be social-media savvy and proficient in web analytics, and have an understanding of and sensitivity to US-Asia relations.

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


Jul 20

Job: Proofreader – Disney (New York, NY, USA)

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Position: Proofreader
Posted by:
Disney (Marvel)
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alumna, Monica Yuki (Saitama-ken, 2002-2004) for passing along this job opening:
https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/new-york/proofreader/391/19586397

Application Process: A cover letter and resume can be submitted toJ acqui Porte <jporte@marvel.com> and be sure to mention you’re a JET alumnus or work on JET.


Jul 20

Job: Philanthropy Engagement Administrator -Salesforce (Tokyo, Japan)

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Position: Philanthropy Engagement Administrator, Employee Volunteerism
Posted by:
Salesforce
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contract: Full-Time

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

Philanthropy is a key component of the Salesforce culture. From its inception, Salesforce has been committed to serving the community. Our community-focused model was founded the same year as the company—speaking volumes to the company’s dedication in this area. For many employees, the sense of community responsibility and involvement at Salesforce is a key reason they choose to work for the company. Japan Salesforce.org team is seeking a philanthropy engagement administrator for Japan & Korea overseeing our employee hubs (Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Shirahama, Fukuoka, Korea).

Salesforce is a fast paced, growing company. This position will support and maintain existing philanthropic programs, along with helping to build sustainability and scalability to keep pace with the company expansion.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for driving giving back programming for all Salesforce employees in Japan & Korea ~3,000+ employees
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