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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/09/12/2019-career-forum-and-welcome-back-reception/"></div>On Saturday, October 26th, JETAANY will be hosting our annual Career Forum to advise JET alumni about effectively marketing their professional skills. You will be able to hear from local JET Alumni working in a variety of fields, and have the opportunity to meet with organizations, recruiters, and companies interested in hiring JETs. Whether you want to stay in education, use Japanese in the workplace, or do something totally different from JET, this event is perfect for you. Date: Saturday October 26thTime: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)Location: Nippon Club (145 West 57th street) Presentation TopicsWill include how to write effective resumes to make the best use of the JET experience, and how to give a successful elevator […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/09/12/2019-career-forum-and-welcome-back-reception/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2019 Career Forum and Welcome Back Reception

    On Saturday, October 26th, JETAANY will be hosting our annual Career Forum to advise JET alumni about effectively marketing their professional skills. You will be able to hear from local JET Alumni working in a variety of fields, and have the opportunity to meet with organizations, recruiters, and companies interested in hiring JETs. Whether you want to stay in education, use Japanese in the workplace, or do something totally different from JET, this event is perfect for you. Date: Saturday October 26thTime: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)Location: Nippon Club (145 West 57th street) Presentation TopicsWill include how to write effective resumes to make the best use of the JET experience, and how to give a successful elevator […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/09/11/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-babymetal-promare-joe-hisaishi/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. As the summer winds fade into fall colors, the weeks ahead are shaping up with these exciting events, ready to be enjoyed after Labor Day. This month’s highlights include: Sunday, Sept. 15, 8:00 p.m. Babymetal + Avatar Terminal 5, 610 West 56th Street $59.50 First NYC appearance in three and a half years! Su-metal and Moametal are a genre-smashing duo of teenage girls who perform a fusion of metal and idol music dubbed kawaii (cute) metal. After playing to a capacity crowds at Hammerstein Ballroom in 2014 and PlayStation Theater in 2016, the […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/09/11/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-babymetal-promare-joe-hisaishi/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Babymetal, ‘Promare,’ Joe Hisaishi

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. As the summer winds fade into fall colors, the weeks ahead are shaping up with these exciting events, ready to be enjoyed after Labor Day. This month’s highlights include: Sunday, Sept. 15, 8:00 p.m. Babymetal + Avatar Terminal 5, 610 West 56th Street $59.50 First NYC appearance in three and a half years! Su-metal and Moametal are a genre-smashing duo of teenage girls who perform a fusion of metal and idol music dubbed kawaii (cute) metal. After playing to a capacity crowds at Hammerstein Ballroom in 2014 and PlayStation Theater in 2016, the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/25/jq-magazine-book-review-gentle-black-giants/"></div>By Rashaad Jorden (Yamagata–ken, 2008-10; Kochi-ken, 2018-present) for JQ magazine. A former head of JETAA Philadelphia’s Sub–Chapter, Rashaad is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University with a master’s degree in responsible tourism management. For more on his life abroad and enthusiasm for taiko drumming, visit his blog at www.gettingpounded.wordpress.com. In the 1930s, major leaguers including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig went on tours of Japan, dazzling throngs of new fans while dropping nary a match (Gehrig’s group visited the country in 1931 while the Bambino arrived three years later). Those visits by all-star teams were widely credited for generating Japanese enthusiasm for baseball, which in turn helped launch professional baseball in Japan. But many (if not most) baseball fans are unaware the first American […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/25/jq-magazine-book-review-gentle-black-giants/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Book Review — ‘Gentle Black Giants’

    By Rashaad Jorden (Yamagata–ken, 2008-10; Kochi-ken, 2018-present) for JQ magazine. A former head of JETAA Philadelphia’s Sub–Chapter, Rashaad is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University with a master’s degree in responsible tourism management. For more on his life abroad and enthusiasm for taiko drumming, visit his blog at www.gettingpounded.wordpress.com. In the 1930s, major leaguers including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig went on tours of Japan, dazzling throngs of new fans while dropping nary a match (Gehrig’s group visited the country in 1931 while the Bambino arrived three years later). Those visits by all-star teams were widely credited for generating Japanese enthusiasm for baseball, which in turn helped launch professional baseball in Japan. But many (if not most) baseball fans are unaware the first American […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/13/8-26-happy-hour-with-kanazawa-university-students/"></div>When:Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where::  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016)Cost::  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions::  Email Ramez at communications[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook Join us for a now annual late-Summer JETAANY tradition! Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 PM. All […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/13/8-26-happy-hour-with-kanazawa-university-students/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/26) Happy Hour with Kanazawa University Students

    When:Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where::  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016)Cost::  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions::  Email Ramez at communications[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook Join us for a now annual late-Summer JETAANY tradition! Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 PM. All […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/06/9-29-returner-debrief-and-hangout-part-ii/"></div>When: Sunday, September 29th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: Sheep Meadow, Central Park (Exact Location TBD) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for a picnic in the park along with an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Questions: Email Ryan at membership[at]jetaany[dot]org<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/06/9-29-returner-debrief-and-hangout-part-ii/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/29) Sempai/Kohai Outing: Picnic

    When: Sunday, September 29th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: Sheep Meadow, Central Park (Exact Location TBD) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for a picnic in the park along with an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Questions: Email Ryan at membership[at]jetaany[dot]org

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