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JET Program

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Being a JET is an opportunity to work and to represent the United States as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and work in public and private schools throughout Japan; some work as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) as interpreters/translators. (read more)

JET Program Information links

Jet Questions and Answers

Cara Rosner, class of 2021 and a current ALT (Assistant Language Teacher) in Gunma, Japan provides some helpful Questions and Answers in regard to being an ALT on the JET Program!

Working in Japan as an ALT with the JET Program, Japan Foundation

Life as an ALT by Cara Rosner – MSU 2021, Japanese Minor

To read more about student experiences with the Jet Program, please check out Voices From Our Students and Graduates