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Life after Japanese Studies (Part 2): Reconnecting with Professional Networks and Seeking Jobs after JET

This guest series features Danielle Reed, who launched her own consulting practice PinPath, LLC in November 2019. Previously she worked as the Senior Program Director of S&R Foundation, a private family foundation with the mission of supporting talented individuals with high … Continue reading

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Life after Japanese Studies: Identifying, Maintaining, Contributing to and Building (non-academic) Professional Networks — This guest series features Danielle Reed, who launched her own consulting practice PinPath, LLC in November 2019. Previously she worked as the Senior Program Director of … Continue reading

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3 Best Chat Apps for Practicing Japanese

When studying Japanese or any foreign language, everyone knows that practice makes perfect! But it can be hard to stay motivated to practice everyday, especially if you don’t have any Japanese speaking friends available to talk with. Luckily there’s an … Continue reading

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Get Involved! Volunteering with a Sister City Organization

This article does not necessarily reflect the views of any sister-city organization mentioned and are the sole opinions of the authors. Written with the permission of SKSCA and MSCA. Introduction One great way to get involved with your local Japan-related … Continue reading

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Call for Applications: Tomodachi Emerging Leaders Program

Applications Open for the 2016 TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program! Application Deadline: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 11:00 pm Pacific Time The U.S.-Japan Council and the TOMODACHI Initiative are pleased to announce that the TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is now accepting applications! … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Youtubers for Listening Practice

Last month, RocketNews24 presented a wonderful and detailed list of youtubers they recommend to improve your Japanese listening skills. I love youtube, so this guide was helpful. For language learning, I feel old that this option for being exposed to … Continue reading

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2015 OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program

OAH-JAAS Japan Residencies Program In cooperation with and support from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the OAH and the Japanese Association for American Studies (JAAS) plan to send two American scholars to Japanese universities for two-week residencies in the summer … Continue reading

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