Info Session: Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme

The Center for Japanese Studies is pleased to sponsor a presentation and Q&A session on Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.

All are invited to come and find out about this exciting program of teaching and grassroots exchange in Japan.

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
TimeNoon-1:30pm (those with 1pm classes may leave at 1pm)
Place: 1636 School of Social Work Building
Speaker: Rhea M. Young, JET Program Coordinator, Consulate General of Japan, Detroit, and former Assistant Language Teacher, Oita City
Interested in working in Japan after graduation?  Come find out about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, a Japanese government program aimed at promoting grassroots international exchange.  JET offers two types of positions: Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) who help teach English in primary and secondary schools, and Coordinator of International Relations(CIR) who help coordinate international programs in city and town halls throughout Japan.  Japanese language proficiency is NOT required for most positions.  Application deadline is early November (date TBD) for positions beginning in August 2015.
All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend.  Please feel free to bring your own lunch.  Light refreshments will be served.

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