Are you interested in being part of the JET application process and evaluate this year’s JET applications? The Embassy of Japan is looking for members to form the 2019 JET Paper Selection Committee!

Join the team from November 2019 to January 2020!

Click here to see the job description! The deadline to apply is October 18th, 2019.

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Even if you’ve been back for ages, you may be considering exploring new professional or federal opportunities, this workshop will walk you through how to approach finding a new job (network, network, LinkedIn), what you should expect from the Canadian job market and how to create impactful resumes for computers to read and love. 

Date: October 6
Time: 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: My ByWard Office (78 George St #204, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W1)
RSVP: Register here!

This session will be run by Jillian, Nayoro-shi ALT from 2007-2008. Since returning from Japan, Jillian has applied to thousands of jobs and has successfully been hired at the University of Calgary, Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, the Canadian Museum of Nature, CIHR and most recently employed by the University of Ottawa. 

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Promotional booth at uOttawa (September 2019)

Do you know someone fit to take on the JET adventure? The applications are now open ahead of a departure in September 2020!

The deadline to submit applications is November 15, 2019 and with the application process going PAPERLESS this year, applying is easier than ever!

JETAA members and representatives from different Japanese diplomatic missions across Canada are hard at work with promotional activities. Consult the Upcoming Information Events Calendar for more info.

Need details? Visit JET Programme Canada’s official website.

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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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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 October 10 to November 28, 2019. It will be held in the same location, at the same time with the same teacher!

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. to 8:30 p.m.

Who: Limited to members of JETAA Ottawa (JET Alumni only)
Date: Every Thursday from October 10, 2019 to November 28, 2019
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!

Good luck to everyone who signed up for the JLPT held at Carleton University this year!

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