Archive for January, 2013

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/01/31/job-fair-japanese-english-bilinguals-york/"></div>DISCO International, Inc. presents: —New York Career Forum 2013 — Date: February 22 & 23, 2013 (Fri. & Sat.) Place: The Altman Building (New York, New York) http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/index.asp?ref=201341&lang=E New York Career Forums is for anyone who is: – Japanese-English bilingual (must posses at minimum a conversational level or higher in both Japanese and English) – looking for a full-time or internship position *Registration and attending the event is free. 1. Company List Companies will be holding interviews on-site. Over 60% are IT-related companies seeking bilinguals like yourself! http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/comlist.asp?ref=201341&lang=E 2. Travel Scholarship Currently accepting applications online until February 7th. http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/scholarship.asp?ref=201341&lang=E 3. Refer Your Friends Campaign Refer your friends and get a gift card More details on FB: https://www.facebook.com/careerforum.net If you have […]<!-- 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/2013/01/31/job-fair-japanese-english-bilinguals-york/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Job Fair for Japanese-English bilinguals in New York!

    DISCO International, Inc. presents: —New York Career Forum 2013 — Date: February 22 & 23, 2013 (Fri. & Sat.) Place: The Altman Building (New York, New York) http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/index.asp?ref=201341&lang=E New York Career Forums is for anyone who is: – Japanese-English bilingual (must posses at minimum a conversational level or higher in both Japanese and English) – looking for a full-time or internship position *Registration and attending the event is free. 1. Company List Companies will be holding interviews on-site. Over 60% are IT-related companies seeking bilinguals like yourself! http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/comlist.asp?ref=201341&lang=E 2. Travel Scholarship Currently accepting applications online until February 7th. http://www.careerforum.net/event/ny/scholarship.asp?ref=201341&lang=E 3. Refer Your Friends Campaign Refer your friends and get a gift card More details on FB: https://www.facebook.com/careerforum.net If you have […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/01/31/nejetaa-ski-trip-waterville-valley-hampshire/"></div>Join JETAA New England for a weekend on the slopes in New Hampshire!! Let’s go to Waterville Valley, NH on March 2nd! Avid Skier? Snowboard fanatic?  Always wanted to try snowshoeing or cross country?  Or yearning for fun in the snow with new and old friends?  Now’s your chance! NEJETAA has got a hold of some great deals for our group trip to Waterville Valley, NH! Click here for pricing and info on how to order! All levels welcome.  Open to JET Alum and friends.  So come along and enjoy the winter snow – before you know it, it just may melt on you! Check out who’s going on Facebook  Not quite ready to make a commitment?  We’d appreciate it if you email vicepres at nejetaa dot com to […]<!-- 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/2013/01/31/nejetaa-ski-trip-waterville-valley-hampshire/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    NEJETAA Ski Trip Waterville Valley New Hampshire

    Join JETAA New England for a weekend on the slopes in New Hampshire!! Let’s go to Waterville Valley, NH on March 2nd! Avid Skier? Snowboard fanatic?  Always wanted to try snowshoeing or cross country?  Or yearning for fun in the snow with new and old friends?  Now’s your chance! NEJETAA has got a hold of some great deals for our group trip to Waterville Valley, NH! Click here for pricing and info on how to order! All levels welcome.  Open to JET Alum and friends.  So come along and enjoy the winter snow – before you know it, it just may melt on you! Check out who’s going on Facebook  Not quite ready to make a commitment?  We’d appreciate it if you email vicepres at nejetaa dot com to […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/01/28/29-dim-sum-event-brooklyn/"></div>When: Saturday, February 9th at 12 pm* Where: Pacificana, 813 55th St Brooklyn, NY 11230 http://www.yelp.com/biz/pacificana-brooklyn Cost:  Everyone pays for their own food and drinkRSVP/Questions: Make sure to sign via the Facebook event here or email Carleen Ben at carleenben-at-hotmail-dot-com by Thursday, February 7thCelebrate Chinese New Year with your JETAANY family the traditional way…DIM SUM (in Cantonese “Yum-Cha”, literal translation “Drink Tea”). Get ready for some Chicken Feet, Beef Tripe, and Fish Head or you can just have some Shrimp Balls and Shumai! Woohoo!! *Since there are no reservations for Dim Sum, please arrive ON TIME, preferably 15 minutes before.  I will go there at 11:00am to wait for a table(s).<!-- 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/2013/01/28/29-dim-sum-event-brooklyn/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/9) Dim Sum Event in Brooklyn!

    When: Saturday, February 9th at 12 pm* Where: Pacificana, 813 55th St Brooklyn, NY 11230 http://www.yelp.com/biz/pacificana-brooklyn Cost:  Everyone pays for their own food and drinkRSVP/Questions: Make sure to sign via the Facebook event here or email Carleen Ben at carleenben-at-hotmail-dot-com by Thursday, February 7thCelebrate Chinese New Year with your JETAANY family the traditional way…DIM SUM (in Cantonese “Yum-Cha”, literal translation “Drink Tea”). Get ready for some Chicken Feet, Beef Tripe, and Fish Head or you can just have some Shrimp Balls and Shumai! Woohoo!! *Since there are no reservations for Dim Sum, please arrive ON TIME, preferably 15 minutes before.  I will go there at 11:00am to wait for a table(s).

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/01/27/jq-magazine-book-review-j-boys-kazuos-world-tokyo-1965/"></div>By Rashaad Jorden (Yamagata-ken, 2008-2010) for JQ magazine. Rashaad worked at four elementary schools and three junior high schools on JET, and taught a weekly conversion class in Haguro (his village) to adults. He completed the Tokyo Marathon in 2010, and was also a member of a taiko group in Haguro. The 1960s were a decade of enormous change around the world. Although Japan didn’t experience the upheaval some other countries did during that period, for one teenager, the mid-1960s were shaping up to be a different era. Shogo Oketani’s novel J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965 takes readers into the lives of young Kazuo Nakamoto and, to a lesser extent, his friends—younger brother Yasuo, his friend Nobuo, Nobuo’s older brother Haruo, and Kazuo’s classmate […]<!-- 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/2013/01/27/jq-magazine-book-review-j-boys-kazuos-world-tokyo-1965/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Book Review – ‘J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965’

    By Rashaad Jorden (Yamagata-ken, 2008-2010) for JQ magazine. Rashaad worked at four elementary schools and three junior high schools on JET, and taught a weekly conversion class in Haguro (his village) to adults. He completed the Tokyo Marathon in 2010, and was also a member of a taiko group in Haguro. The 1960s were a decade of enormous change around the world. Although Japan didn’t experience the upheaval some other countries did during that period, for one teenager, the mid-1960s were shaping up to be a different era. Shogo Oketani’s novel J-Boys: Kazuo’s World, Tokyo, 1965 takes readers into the lives of young Kazuo Nakamoto and, to a lesser extent, his friends—younger brother Yasuo, his friend Nobuo, Nobuo’s older brother Haruo, and Kazuo’s classmate […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2013/01/16/jet-alum-bruce-feilers-book-reading-barnes-noble/"></div>When: Wednesday, February 20th, 6:30 pm Meet-up; 7:00 pm Reading Begins Where: Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street @ Lexington Ave Cost: Free (everyone pays for their own food and drinks at nijikai) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Pam Kavalam at secretary-at-jetaany-dot-org if you have questions Come support fellow JET Alum, Bruce Feiler’s new book, Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play and Much More. We’ll meet up at 6:30 pm at Barnes and Noble to grab seats. Afterwards, stick around for a nijikai (details TBA). ———————————————————————————————————————————————— The author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, he’ll discuss his new book, The Secrets […]<!-- 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/2013/01/16/jet-alum-bruce-feilers-book-reading-barnes-noble/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JET Alum Bruce Feiler’s Book Reading @ Barnes & Noble!

    When: Wednesday, February 20th, 6:30 pm Meet-up; 7:00 pm Reading Begins Where: Barnes and Noble, 150 East 86th Street @ Lexington Ave Cost: Free (everyone pays for their own food and drinks at nijikai) RSVP/Questions: Make sure to register via the Facebook event HERE or email Pam Kavalam at secretary-at-jetaany-dot-org if you have questions Come support fellow JET Alum, Bruce Feiler’s new book, Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play and Much More. We’ll meet up at 6:30 pm at Barnes and Noble to grab seats. Afterwards, stick around for a nijikai (details TBA). ———————————————————————————————————————————————— The author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, he’ll discuss his new book, The Secrets […]

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