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The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program seeks to enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding with foreign countries.

The program's goals are to improve foreign language education in Japan and to promote international exchange at the local level by fostering ties between Japanese citizens and JET Program participants from around the world.

Sponsored by the Japanese government, the JET Program invites college graduates to experience living and working in Japan for 1-5 years. The program provides unique opportunities to gain insights into the daily life of Japanese people from a wide cross-section of society.

Now going into its 29th year, the JET Program has become a highly respected and successful program.
Information to get you started on both learning about the JET Program and the application process can be found:

The Embassy of Japan JET webpage ( in new window)
CLAIR (Council of Local Authorities for International Relations) JET webpage ( in new window)

JET Program General Information
Application Information
Interview Process
Post-Interview Information

What's New

Applications for the 2016 departure year are no longer accepted.

If you have any questions regarding the JET Program after referencing these online resources, please contact Yayoi Shaw at: 303-297-5336 or

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JET Program Alumni Association (JETAA)
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