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The JET Programme in Japan - Unofficial Guide

Welcome to the Unofficial Guide to the JET Programme in Japan - your 'one stop shop' for JET Program information. Here you will find lots of unbiased facts and information about teaching English in Japan on the JET Programme / JET Program and JET Japan. There's information for aspiring JETs (as well as current and ex-JETs) and the most recent information handbook from CLAIR (the ministry in charge of the JET Programme). There are also links, helpful FAQ, acronyms, information on nationalities and placements, hints re JET Alternatives, JET stories and tales and even links to JET Blogs, forums and wikis, plus books and movies. Click on the Japan icon of each category (or the sidebar) to access the links.Hiring in English teachers in Japan

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JET Programme Forum The Virtual JET Workshop
 
Applying for the JET Programme Applying for the JET Programme
This is temporarily closed due to spam attacks. Other forums are listed in the JET Wiki and Forums page.   Where does one start applying for the JET Programme? What do I need? Who do I contact? This is a good place to start.
JET Statement of Purpose Statement of Purpose - Samples
 
JET Alumni information JET Alumni Information
Completing your application? Just don't know what do say on that Statement of Purpose. See what others have written here.   Left or leaving Japan? Get the information you need here - JETAA chapters, career and study options
JET Stories JET stories of Japan
 
Alternatives to the JET Programme Alternatives to JET
Thousands of these stories litter the internet. On this page we try to pull together a broad sample of JET stories and tales for your reading pleasure.   Can't or didn't make it onto the JET Programme? Still interested in teaching English in Japan? Here we discuss alternatives to the JET Programme.
Books by JET's Books by JETs
 
JET Programme Acronyms JET Program Acronyms
What's it like teaching English in Japan? A number of former JETs have penned tomes based on their experiences. Most of these are listed here.   What's an ALT? CLAIR? SEA? Find out all the official acronyms here. Plus a few humorous ones too.
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JET Blogs JET Blogs
 
JET Forums JET Wikis, Forums & Facebook
There are literally 1000's of these available. We provide a small sample of those available plus links to other JET blog list pages.   There are a number of well known, and not so well known, JET wikis, forums and Facebook pages out there. This page lists many of them.
JET Programme FAQ JET FAQ
 
JET Programme Links JET Links (General)
Dozens of the most frequently asked questions and their answers.   A wide variety of JET links in various categories.
JET Survival Handbook JET Survival Handbook
 
Official JET Programme Links JET Links (Official)
The Unofficial JET Survival Handbook (.pdf). Compiled and reported by the Southeast Chapter of the JET Alumni Association   This page contains many 'official' links, including the information handbook from CLAIR (the ministry in charge of the JET Programme)
Japan News Links Japan & News Links
 
JET Programme Reviews JET Programme Reviews
Some general Japan and news links that may be of interest   What's the JET Programme really like? Read here a wide variety of opinions.
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