The JET Alumni Association of Chicago is a nonprofit organization open to current and past participants of the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. JETAA Chicago serves as a support network and resource for JET Alumni living in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Our organization has a diverse membership of more than 600 people, all with the shared experience of living and working in Japan on the JET Program.
to provide a social and professional network for JET alumni;
to support the JET Program (promoting, recruiting, interviewing and preparing);
to serve as a resource for alumni seeking Japan-related education and employment opportunities;
to promote Japan and its culture in our community.
JETAA Chicago is committed to working with partners such as the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago - Japan Information Center (JIC), the Japan America Society of Chicago and the Japan America Service Committee. In addition to our activities in the Chicago-area, we have subchapters serving Indiana and Wisconsin.