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Campus Recruiting Volunteers Needed – Fall 2015

Volunteers Needed with Campus Recruiting for Future JETs! You can help recruit the next crop of JETs by sharing your experiences of your time in Japan on the JET program.  Representatives of the Japanese Consular office  in Portland will be visiting colleges in the region during September and October to tell students about the opportunities […]

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JLPT N1-N3 Benkyoukai 2015

Interested in taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test this year? Or just looking for a group to study advanced Japanese with? Join our JLPT Japanese Benkyoukai! This study group is open to anyone who wants to study advanced Japanese. Studies will focus on levels N1, N2, or N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency test, and will […]

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J-Kaiwa @ Lucky Lab – Oct. 2nd

WHEN: Friday, October 2nd, 7-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne (915 SE Hawthorne Blvd) NIJIKAI: ?? WHO: JETAA members, JET Program returnees, Japanese friends and Nihongo speakers of all levels. WHY: To catch up with old friends, make some new ones and maintain that connection to Japan COST: It’s free to join! You are responsible for your own […]

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.