September 22, 2011

JET Programme

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, now in its 31st year, promotes grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. The number of countries sending participants has risen over the years, as has the number of participants. As of 2015, the Programme has welcomed 4,786 participants from 43 countries.

Are you thinking about applying for the JET Programme?
If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individual why not embark upon a journey that will change your life? Each year the JET Programme, with the aid of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, recruits thousands of new participants to come to Japan and experience a new and unique way of life.

Participants are assigned to be either Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) who provide language instruction in elementary, junior and senior high schools; Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) who work in communities on international exchange activities; or Sports Exchange Advisors (SEAs) who promote international exchange through sports. Participants are placed with local government organisations throughout Japan in every imaginable locality, including large cities, small and medium-sized towns, and rural farming and fishing villages.

A one year term on the JET Programme could be just what you are looking for to broaden your horizons and take a different step in life. For more information about applying for the JET Programme, please visit the JET Programme website or contact the Japan Information and Cultural Centre in Wellington:

Level 18, Majestic Centre
100 Willis Street, Wellington PO Box 6340,
New Zealand
Phone:     (04) 495-8333
Fax:         (04) 472-3416
Email:     jicc@wl.mofa.go.jp