Our next Life After JET alumni is Shino Hamada (CIR Fukuoka-ken 2006-2011), a legal practitioner for a Sydney-based subsidiary for a major Japanese trading firm, showing that you got to grab opportunities as they come by.
Rob Maxwell didn’t have a plan when he first got onto JET, but it seems to have worked out rather well. Next, in our (semi)regular series on the experiences of Life After JET.
Kenneth Pinyopusarerk combined a love of Japanese culture and computer games into a career working for one of the most well known game companies in the world.
Our next contributor to Life After JET series is James Foley, on his magazine and journalism career – and how learning to be adaptable as JET is an invaluable skill no matter where you go and what you do in life.
Our series on Life After JET are written by ex-JETs on how the JET Programme shaped or inspired their lives and career paths after leaving the Programme. This article comes to us courtesy of Ashley Thompson, and how it helped shaped her career as writer and online blogger.