JETAABC is the British Columbia / Yukon chapter of JETAA-International, the alumni association for participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme
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JETAABC Career Night

JETAABC Career Night

Are you wondering how your JET experience fits into your career path? Are you a JET alumni who just moved to Vancouver? Are you interested in revamping your resume and networking with other JET alumni in the area? If so, then the JETAABC Career Night is for you! Where: YWCA Hotel Vancouver (733 Beatty St,...
2015 JETAABC Career Night

2015 JETAABC Career Night

Looking for ways to use your JET experience to launch your new career? Interested in hearing firsthand from alumni who have jumped from teaching to a new industry? New to the city and want to meet other alumni? Come out to the JETAABC Career Night! JETAABC is hosting a Career Night on Thursday, November 19th...
2016 JET Programme Applications Now Available

2016 JET Programme Applications Now Available

The application form for the 2016 JET Programme is now available online at jetprogramme.ca. Please forward this notification to friends and family, who you feel might enjoy the JET Programme experience. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2015. Also, the consulate will be hosting information sessions around British Columbia during the fall recruitment period....
Sakura Days Japan Fair (April 11 & 12) – Call for Volunteers

Sakura Days Japan Fair (April 11 & 12) – Call for Volunteers

JETAABC is looking for genki gals and guys to volunteer at the Consulate of Japan./JETAABC Booth at the Sakura Days Japan Fair 2014. This annual event will take place at VanDeusen Gardens (5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC) on April 11th and 12th. Sakura Days is a celebration of Japanese food, culture, music, and the noble...
2015 Jetaa Canada Representative - Call for Platforms

2015 Jetaa Canada Representative – Call for Platforms

Calling all who are interested in JETAA Canada’s Country Representative! The JETAA Canada Representative is the primary point of contact to Canada’s various chapters, and represents our country at the JETAA-International level, as required. Job Description The country representative’s responsibilities are to: • Communicate JETAA-International information to Canadian chapters. • Collect and compile chapter reports...
2015 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship - Applications Available

2015 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship – Applications Available

The Application Guide and Forms are now available for the Government of Japan’s, 2015 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship. These documents can be downloaded from the Consulate General of Japan’s website: http://www.vancouver.ca.emb-japan.go.jp/en/culture/mext.htm The Japanese Studies Scholarship is aimed at undergraduate students attending university, who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Japanese language, culture and affairs. Applicants...
2015 JET Programme Applications Now Available

2015 JET Programme Applications Now Available

The application form for the 2015 JET Programme is now available online at jetprogramme.ca. As a JET Alumnus we hope you will forward this notification to friends and family, who you feel might enjoy the JET Programme experience. The deadline to apply is November 21, 2014. Please also let them know that we host information sessions around...
Call for Volunteers: Helping with 2015 JET Programme Recruitment

Call for Volunteers: Helping with 2015 JET Programme Recruitment

*9/19 – Edited to fix date.  Some of the dates were wrong in the previous version* The Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver is currently gearing up for the recruitment season for the 2015 JET Programme, and are looking for JET alumni volunteers to help out with university career fairs and information sessions. If you...
Call for Volunteers: Powell Street Festival - JETAABC Booth

Call for Volunteers: Powell Street Festival – JETAABC Booth

VOLUNTEER AT JETAABC’S BOOTH AT THE POWELL STREET FESTIVAL! JETAABC is looking for genki alumni to volunteer at our Powell Street Festival information booth on Saturday, August 2, 2014.   The Powell Street Festival is a celebration of Japanese Canadian arts, culture, and heritage in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver.  It features performances, vendors, and (of...
Volunteers Needed: International Rugby - Japan vs Canada

Volunteers Needed: International Rugby – Japan vs Canada

On Saturday June 7th, 2014 Rugby Canada will be hosting the IRB Pacific Nations Cup (PNC) in Burnaby (Vancouver), British Columbia. The PNC will see Canada’s National Men’s Rugby Team take on Japan in an action packed International Rugby Match at Swangard Stadium. This event would not be possible without the hard work and dedication...
2014 MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship Guidelines and Applications Available

2014 MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship Guidelines and Applications Available

Application packages for the 2015 MEXT Undergraduate Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is open to high school graduates (as of March 2014) born between April 2, 1993 and April 1, 1998, who would like to study and complete an undergraduate degree at a university in Japan. The application guide and forms can be accessed...
Government of Japan 2015 MEXT Research Student Scholarship: Applications

Government of Japan 2015 MEXT Research Student Scholarship: Applications

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of the Government of Japan is currently accepting applications for its 2015 Research Student for foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities. The Research Student Scholarship is aimed at university graduates, born on or after April 2, 1980 (for the 2015 scholarship year)...