There is a position for a Program Assistant at the Japanese consulate in Nashville. Among other duties, this person will also be in charge of coordinating and administrating the JET Program for the state of Tennessee and all other states under the Nashville consulate’s jurisdiction.


For more details, see job description:


Deadline to apply is August 6.

Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta is seeking an individual for the position of either the consular section or the cultural section.


Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. green card holder, must be fluent in Japanese and English, and possess computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel etc. preferred).


To apply for this position, please send your resume to



As we slide into summer, JETAA New York’s JQ magazine continues to provide content with an ever-expanding array of articles, interviews and features (see our recent stories here).

We’re now looking for new writers, including recent returnees and JET vets, from all JETAA chapters worldwide for posting stories via our host at the global JET alumni resource site (Scribes are also encouraged to join the JET Alumni Writers group on LinkedIn.)

Below are story ideas grouped by JET participants and alumni (JET World) and those more on Japanese culture (Japan World). And if you’re a JET or JETWit contributor from anywhere in the world with a story idea of your own, let us know!

CLICK HERE for our summer 2012 ideas pitch package, and contact JQ editor Justin Tedaldi ( to sign up for stories.

Thanks and yoroshiku,

Justin Tedaldi

Editor – JQ Magazine