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PNWJETAA August Newsletter

We're winding down after a busy and exciting summer, but there's still plenty going on in the Pacific Northwest! Here are some up coming events, jobs, and other opportunities that are happening through September.
Teinei restaurant, from website.
August Happy Hour at Teinei
Friday, August 23rd, 2019
5:00pm onward  |  South Lake Union
Join us for drinks and your favorite izakaya fare at Teinei Restaurant! This ramen & sushi bar is sure to satisfy whatever you are craving — from noodles made in-house and fresh sashimi platters, to pork belly skewers and curry… not to mention there's free parking and a patio! Check out their menu here, and RSVP by clicking the button below. Hope to see you then!
2019 Japan Week at Bellevue College banner, from website.
Volunteer Opportunity!
2019 Japan Week at Bellevue College
Saturday, September 28th, 2019
10:00am – 5:00pm  |  Bellevue College
The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle is looking for volunteers to help at the JET Program booth at Bellevue College's Japan Week. Help out by answering questions, dispelling myths, and maybe even inspiring others to take that leap of faith.

Interested volunteers can contact us at for more information. We thank you in advance for your support!
Welcome Back Happy Hour
September 2019
time and date to be determined
Welcome back to our recently returned JETs! On behalf of the wider JET community, we're glad to have you in the PNW!

We'll be announcing our Welcome Back Happy Hour and annual Transitions event over the next several weeks. Keep an eye on your inboxes, or connect with us via website, Facebook, and Instagram. We're excited to have to with us, and can't wait to hear all about your JET experience (even after your family and friends are tired of hearing it).
Young Professionals Fund
Don't forget! You can get partial reimbursement for professional development!  Most Japan-America Society and JASNET events qualify. If you find another event, you can submit it through the website for approval as well. For details, you can read more about it on the website
New Job Opportunities on the Website!
For those seeking employment opportunities, please check PNWJETAA's Career Opportunities page frequently!
If you know of any employment opportunities that may be of interest to fellow PNWJETAA members, please send them to
The Newsletter Coordinator position has become vacant.  If you'd like to be a part of the council and publish the monthly newsletter for PNWJETAA, please contact for more details.  No prior experience with MailChimp needed!
If you have anything you'd like to post on this newsletter related to the Japanese, Japanese-American or JET community, please contact
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