Enjoy Japanese food and drink while sharing your JET experience with members of the public to promote the JET Programme! The attendance of as many JET Alumni as possible is highly desired in order to share as much information about JET as possible with the public. This is your chance to mingle with potential applicants in an informal networking environment!

Alumni from the MEXT Scholarship Program and Working Holiday Visa will also be present. 

The event is free and complimentary food and drinks will be served!

Date: March 6, 2020
Time: From 6 PM to 8 PM
Location: The Embassy of Japan (255 Sussex Drive)
RSVP: Register on Eventbrite HERE

**ANNOUNCEMENT: If you are interested to give a 10-minute-long presentation at this event, please contact exec@jetaaottawa.ca as soon as possible!**

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Are you a JETAA member looking to continue your Japanese language learning journey? Come join your fellow JETAA members and study with us with a professional, native Japanese teacher.

The next period will be from February 4 to March 24, 2020.

The format remains the same with a focus on Beginner to Intermediate skills from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Upper-Intermediate+ from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Who: Limited to JET Alumni
Date: Every Tuesday from February 4, 2020 to March 24, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Breather Room, 78 George St Ottawa (Byward Market)
Cost: Free
RSVP: Sign up below!

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***Limited to JET alumni and plus-ones.***

Come escape the cold with us over board games at The Loft. With hundreds of games to choose from, including the very latest releases, you’re guaranteed to have a blast!

We’ll be taking a break for dinner and meeting up at Popstar Karaoke at 7 PM for another round of shenanigans. We’ve got the big room booked for two hours so everyone will have time to shine!

Board Game Day
Where: The Loft Board Game Lounge (2nd Floor, 14 Waller St)
When: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (or as late as they let us stay!)

Karaoke Night
Where: Popstar Karaoke (382 Rideau)
When: 7:00 – 10:00

RSVP: Register here!

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The Welcome Back Social is a fun and casual get-together for newly returned or new-to-Ottawa JETs and other alumni! Come join us for good food, conversations and company! We’re also planning a karaoke session after from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.!

When: October 19 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: C’est Japon à Suisha ( 208 Slater St.)
RSVP: Please make sure to register on Eventbrite for either the dinner, the karaoke, or both!

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JETAA Ottawa is once again co-hosting a Career Fair with the Embassy of Japan. The fair will be held on Tuesday, October 8 and will be followed by the official Welcome Back Reception. 

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS OPEN EXCLUSIVELY TO JET AND MEXT ALUMNI!

Career Fair
Date & Time: Tuesday, October 8, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Location: Embassy of Japan (255 Sussex Dr.)
Participating companies: Uniqlo, MUFG, Kintetsu International Express, Assent Compliance, Invest Canada, LRO Staffing, Autonomous ID, Gastops
Format: Each company will set up a booth. Guests will visit booths which they’re interested in. Each company will give a brief presentation at the beginning of the career fair. Bring your resume and meishi (business cards)!
Attire: Business
RSVP: Required – Please email: president@jetaaottawa.ca

Welcome Back Networking Reception
Date & Time: Tuesday October 8, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Residence of the H.E. Ambassador Kimihiro Ishikane
Description: The annual Welcome Back JET Reception will welcome the 2019 JET Returnees back to Canada. Also present will be a maximum of 40 JET alumni, supporters of the JET Programme (professors, government officials, etc.), diplomats, etc. Food and drink will be served.
RSVP: Required – up to 40 on a first-come-first-serve basis, with priority given to Career Fair Attendees. Please email: president@jetaaottawa.ca

Interested in attending? Let us know as soon as possible!

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