3/2/17 – First Natsukashii Nomikai in Little Tokyo

Announcing Natsukashii Nomikai!

Starting March 2nd, this happy hour will focus on JET alumni gathering to wax nostalgic at a different Little Tokyo establishment, one Thursday, each month. Reminisce about the good times and reconnect with your fellow alums, while discovering new (old) Japanese bars in Little Tokyo, and help support these small businesses one drink at a time!

Don’t drink? Don’t worry! Whatever you put in your cup, all are welcome to join!

When: Thursday, March 2nd, 5:30pm onwards!
Where: 3rd Generation Sake Bar
808 W 7th St, Los Angeles, California 90017

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Immediate Job Opening at NHK Los Angeles Bureau

 

NHK Los Angeles Bureau is seeking a full-time Associate Producer who covers news in US. The Associate Producer will be working with correspondents from Japan with duties including but not limited to:

  • Conducting research, reporting, and fact-gathering
  • Pitching story ideas
  • Arranging interviews and travel logistics
  • Business trips nationwide for interview including driving car
  • Make TV reports of “NHK World” (NHK’s international TV service in English)

This position will start as soon as possible. You must be able to come for an in-person interview.

Qualifications:

  • Show a strong interest in news broadcasting
  • Be a resourceful self-starter who works well under pressure
  • Be willing to travel and driving car
  • Language: fluent English required, fluent Japanese and Spanish preferred.
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Microsoft Office skills

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to hizawa@nhkla.com

Clips are welcome as well, but no phone calls please.

About:

NHK is Japan’s biggest and the sole public broadcasting network nationwide and worldwide. NHK Los Angeles Bureau (based in Santa Monica, California) covers all the news in North and South American Continents for NHK’s various news and documentary programs. You can see NHK’s info from these links:

http://www.nhk.or.jp/pr/koho-e.htm

http://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/

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1/29/17 – Nancy Kikuchi Memorial Golf Tournament and New Officer Installation Dinner

 

 

JETAASC Memorial Golf Tournament and New Officer Installation Dinner! We will start off the afternoon by honoring Nancy Kikuchi, one of our chapter’s founders and long-time Little Tokyo supporter. If you have never played golf before, this is the perfect time to try as we play as a team.

Following our 9 hole game of golf is our the Installation Dinner! Please come to welcome our newly elected officers as we kick off another amazing year at NBC Seafood for a family style Chinese dinner. Please RSVP through this link with whether you are attending for golf, dinner, or both.

 

JETAASC Memorial Golf Tournament
Monterey Park Golf Course
Address: 3600 W Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Time: 2pm
Cost: $10

Installation Dinner
NBC Seafood
Address: 404 S. Atlantic Blvd, Suite A, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Time: 6pm
Cost: $25

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Annual JETAASC Career Forum and Meishi Exchange

We are proud to announce our keynote speaker for this year’s JETAASC Career Forum & Meishi Exchange: 

ROCHELLE KOPP, world renowned intercultural communications expert, founder of Japan Intercultural Consulting, author of “The Rice-Paper Ceiling.” 

We have invited Ms, Kopp from Silicon Valley to offer her expertise on bridging Japanese and American business communication styles.

This event is open to career-minded JET Alumni and Friends of JET, whether currently job seeking, simply interested in intercultural communication, or searching for ways to enhance one’s career.

A professional resume reviewer, recruiters, and company representatives will be in attendance, so don’t forget your business attire, your resumes if job hunting, and your meishi/business cards!

Who: JETs and Friends of JETs, Recruiters & Companies! 

What: Networking and Career Development; Intercultural Communication Expertise

When: Saturday, May 14, 2016, 12-4pm,  refreshments served
12:00 p.m. Registration, refreshments, and networking
01:00 p.m. Presentation by Rochelle Kopp
02:00 p.m. Interview-style conversation and Q&A
03:00 p.m. Networking and dessert
04:00 p.m. Closing
04:15 p.m. Nijikai in a private room at Far Bar (next door to the event)

Where:
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Garden Room A
244 South San Pedro Street (between 2nd and 3rd Streets)
Los Angeles, CA 90012

$5-10 Parking structures and metered street parking nearby

Please reserve tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2540879 and spread the word on Facebook!

Questions:
Kelley Rich, Co-President, JETAASC 

president2@jetaasc.org / 310-729-1211

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