Partners

National AJET is proud to display the partnerships it has made with leading organizations in Japan. National AJET works with NGOs, universities, corporate affiliates, charitable organizations, and professional development sponsors around the world to bring discounts, giveaways, and breaking deals to our 5,000+ current and 65,000+ alumni JET participants.

Interested in becoming a partner? Visit our Become a Partner page.

University Partners


Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Middlebury Institute of International Studies


middlebury.edu/institute

JET Alumni Scholarships
JET alumni who enroll in on-site master’s programs are guaranteed $10,000 annual scholarships toward tuition.

ABOUT US
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies is a graduate school and training ground for developing and implementing practical solutions, a home to some of the world’s leading experts who will be your mentors, teaching you how to take your education and experience and make the difference you want in the world.

MASTER'S DEGREES
International Policy and Development
Learn to develop and promote fair and just policy solutions to international social and economic challenges.

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Identify and help manage international development opportunities for social change.

International Education Management
Prepare for a career in education abroad, international student and scholar services, language programs, citizen diplomacy programs, and government agencies.

International Environmental Policy
Develop the critical knowledge and skills to become a leader in addressing complex environmental challenges like sustainability and climate change.

International Trade and Economic Diplomacy
Explore policy analysis, compliance, and trade negotiations for careers in business, government, or civil society.

Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies
Prepare for a career in global security, focusing on the challenges posed by terrorism, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and financial crimes.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Become a leader in ESL language education in the U.S. and abroad through our internationally recognized teacher education program.

Teaching Foreign Language
Become a leader in foreign language education in the U.S. and abroad through our internationally recognized teacher education program.

Translation; Translation and Interpretation; Conference Interpretation
Build your skills in translation, consecutive interpretation, and simultaneous interpretation to enhance cross-cultural understanding and communication.

Translation and Localization Management
Learn to manage and implement localization projects in the global marketplace.

Online Translation and Localization Management
Advance your career with an online degree designed for working professionals.

Doshisha Business School

Doshisha Business School


gmba.doshisha.ac.jp

Doshisha’s Global MBA is a two year, full-time MBA program designed for those who are looking to advance their career and to have a positive impact on the world we live in. Our program is truly unique, with an international student body, three innovative focus areas, an emphasis on social responsibility, preparation for career opportunities in Japan, and abroad, and a fantastic location.

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham


birmingham.ac.uk

Looking for flexible study options? We can help you to prepare for life after JET. The University of Birmingham’s Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics offers MA distance learning programmes part-time over 30 months, allowing you to fit your course around your existing employment and personal commitments.

The distance learning Masters programmes in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) offer students the opportunity to develop personally and professionally at their own pace, with flexible start dates (February, April, July, October or December. There is also an annual, optional in-person summer school offered in Tokyo.

As the programmes have been running for more than 20 years, they have established an excellent reputation, and there is a large network of Birmingham graduates teaching in universities, colleges and schools throughout Japan.

Each module is £1,140, and JETs are eligible for a 50% discount on the second module.

For further information, please contact
Sterling Content is the university’s representative in Japan.

Corporate Affiliates

ESL Library

ESL Library


esllibrary.com

How much time do you spend preparing lessons for your junior high and high school classes? Cut that time dramatically with ESL Library. Over 1000 ready-made lesson plans and 2000 flashcards for teaching English to teens and adults. Find and print lessons and resources that fit what you need on any given day—from communicative practice of specific grammar points that your JTE colleague wants to cover, to guided discussion of topics that Japanese students (and teachers!) are interested in. Our lessons are professionally developed by a team with extensive experience in Japan. Get your students participating actively in class. Access your AJET 25% discount code at here.

Charitable Organisation Partners

Yamathon

Tokyo Yamathon


tokyo-yamathon.com

The Yamathon is a unique fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo, visiting all 29 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train line in under 12 hours. 100% of your registration fee will go to NADIA, an international volunteers group focusing on helping the recovery of Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture, after the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake in March 2011.
Peace Boat

Peace Boat


www.peaceboat.org

Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Peace Boat seeks to create awareness and action based on effecting positive social and political change in the world through the organization of global educational programmes, responsible travel, cooperative projects and advocacy activities. Peace Boat carries out its main activities through a chartered passenger ship that travels the world on peace voyages. The ship creates a neutral, mobile space and enables people to engage across borders in dialogue and mutual cooperation at sea, and in the ports that we visit.

Professional Development Sponsors

Japan Association for Language Teaching

JALT


jalt.org

The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the improvement of language teaching and learning. JALT promotes excellence in language learning, teaching, and research by providing opportunities for those involved in language education to meet, share, and collaborate. JALT is comprised from all levels of education, public and private, casual and academic, and with AJET alumni found throughout.

While JALT is a large organization, it has a personal touch—AJET members can get in touch with JALT's liaison to AJET, Matt Shannon, through AskJALT [at] gmail [dot] com. Use this if you are looking for a personal introduction, clarification on an event or group, or are otherwise unable to find an answer to your query.
JETwit

JETwit


jetwit.com

The de facto alumni magazine, career center, publicist and communication channel for the JET alumni community of over 55,000 worldwide.

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