JET-Related Resources and Links
- JET Program homepage
- JET Program webpage of the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco
- JETAA USA – national JET alumni association, made up of 19 regional chapters
- JETAA-I – international JET alumni association, made up of 52 chapters active in 17 countries
JETAA International Google Group – Connect with JETAA alumni around the world! This online discussion group was set up because there are many chapters around the world (e.g., Australia; Singapore) that have been active but operating in isolation. The group creates a forum for energy and ideas from alumni around the world.
- JETwit.com – a large online community for JET alumni
- CLAIR – U.S. office of the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations, the administering body of the JET Program and sponsor of JETAA
- JET Certificate of Participation – JET alumni may receive a “Certificate of Participation” verifying their participation on JET from CLAIR by filling out the application found here.
Alumni Publications and Media
- “Promoting Japan: One JET at a Time,” Emily Metzgar, CPD Perspectives on Public Diplomacy, March 2012
- “A Triumph of Soft Power,” James Gannon, Commemorative Address, JET Program 25th Anniversary Commemorative Symposium, September 8, 2011
- “POINT OF VIEW: The JET Program is a ‘Triumph of Soft Power,’” James Gannon, Michael Auslin, Paige Cottingham-Streater, Asahi Shimbun, November 5, 2010
- Fried Chicken and Sushi, Khalid Birdsong, comic strip
- Life After the B.O.E., David Namisato, comic strip
- Every Situation is Different, Earth Jonathan Bennett, comic strip
- The Harimaya Bridge, a feature film directed by Aaron Woolfolk
Additional alumni publications and media are listed here.