Archive for March, 2010

Peace Corps Recruitment

Peace Corps is looking for people with your skills! Peace Corps Volunteers work in 76 countries around the world.  With your skill set and cross cultural experience you gained in the JET program, you should qualify for one of these exciting teaching assignments abroad with the Peace Corps. Secondary English Teaching Teach conversational English, English as a foreign language, or content-based English in middle and high schools. English Teacher Training Train student teachers at teachers’ colleges or provide in-service training to experienced teachers. Education assignments typically leave in the spring and summer so apply now to be overseas in 2011. The application process takes 8-12 months.  All assignments are 27 months in length. * Peace Corps is looking for highly […]

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    LUCKYRICE FESTIVAL: CUISINES AND CULTURES OF ASIA IN AMERICA In New York City April 29th – May 2nd, 2010 Followed by the LUCKYRICE Asia ♥ NY Restaurant Week May 3rd – May 9th, 2010. www.luckyrice.com/festival Do you love Asian food? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This spring join LUCKYRICE and its star-studded Culinary Council of chefs – Daniel Boulud, Eric Ripert, David Chang and many more! – at the LUCKYRICE Festival from April 29th through May 2nd, 2010 in New York City. So leave your passports behind and get ready to journey through our Asian culinary adventures of tastings, workshops, panel discussions, and of course…more tastings! Opening Night Cocktail Party hosted by Kelly Choi Featuring Asian Inspired […]
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  • LUCKYRICE FESTIVAL: CUISINES AND CULTURES OF ASIA IN AMERICA

    LUCKYRICE FESTIVAL: CUISINES AND CULTURES OF ASIA IN AMERICA In New York City April 29th – May 2nd, 2010 Followed by the LUCKYRICE Asia ♥ NY Restaurant Week May 3rd – May 9th, 2010. www.luckyrice.com/festival Do you love Asian food? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This spring join LUCKYRICE and its star-studded Culinary Council of chefs – Daniel Boulud, Eric Ripert, David Chang and many more! – at the LUCKYRICE Festival from April 29th through May 2nd, 2010 in New York City. So leave your passports behind and get ready to journey through our Asian culinary adventures of tastings, workshops, panel discussions, and of course…more tastings! Opening Night Cocktail Party hosted by Kelly Choi Featuring Asian Inspired […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/03/24/jq%e2%80%99s-marapr-issue-out-now/"></div>For the March/April 2010 Issue, click here. Please submit any JETAA-related story ideas/photos you’d like to see in the next issue. Please include IDs/dates/locations where applicable. Submit pictures to Justin at magazine@jetaany.org Want a hard copy? Subscribe to JQ—now six issues a year!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/03/24/jq%e2%80%99s-marapr-issue-out-now/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ’s Mar/Apr Issue Out Now!

    For the March/April 2010 Issue, click here. Please submit any JETAA-related story ideas/photos you’d like to see in the next issue. Please include IDs/dates/locations where applicable. Submit pictures to Justin at magazine@jetaany.org Want a hard copy? Subscribe to JQ—now six issues a year!

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    Our next book club will be held on Thursday, April 22. Location and time will be announced at a later date. Happy reading! Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures “Kyoko Mori spent a largely unhappy childhood chafing at social restrictions in Japan before migrating to the American Midwest. In 12 beautifully turned essays she shuttles between these two cultures, observing local customs with a wondering eye. Too bold to be emotionally fluent in either land, Mori scrutinizes–and sometimes ridicules–the sound of a woman’s voice raised in a childish squeak; the differences between Americans who marry for love (and divorce the day it dissolves) and traditional Japanese women, who may be more likely to find happiness in an […]
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  • JETAANY Book Club

    Our next book club will be held on Thursday, April 22. Location and time will be announced at a later date. Happy reading! Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures “Kyoko Mori spent a largely unhappy childhood chafing at social restrictions in Japan before migrating to the American Midwest. In 12 beautifully turned essays she shuttles between these two cultures, observing local customs with a wondering eye. Too bold to be emotionally fluent in either land, Mori scrutinizes–and sometimes ridicules–the sound of a woman’s voice raised in a childish squeak; the differences between Americans who marry for love (and divorce the day it dissolves) and traditional Japanese women, who may be more likely to find happiness in an […]

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    When: Saturday, April 24th from 12:30-4:30pm Where: Big Brothers Big Sisters (223 East 30 Street) Thinking fondly on your bunkasai days at School in Japan? Join fellow JETs as we teach NYC kids about Japanese culture in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Volunteer to show off your origami, katakana or kimono tying skills. Or just come and help with crowd control as last year we had over 60 kids and their bigs! Email Katrina at kb2192@columbia.edu if you are interested. Planners are also welcome – email me if you want to help with new ideas for this year.
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  • The Return on Japan-a-mania – Saturday, April 24th

    When: Saturday, April 24th from 12:30-4:30pm Where: Big Brothers Big Sisters (223 East 30 Street) Thinking fondly on your bunkasai days at School in Japan? Join fellow JETs as we teach NYC kids about Japanese culture in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Volunteer to show off your origami, katakana or kimono tying skills. Or just come and help with crowd control as last year we had over 60 kids and their bigs! Email Katrina at kb2192@columbia.edu if you are interested. Planners are also welcome – email me if you want to help with new ideas for this year.

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