The resume course and workshop is to help JET alumni create an industry specific resume to land their dream job! This program is open to members of USJETAA, please login or become a member for free here. You may also become a member as part of the registration process, but then will need to use the menu at the top to navigate back to "Events" and sign up.
Once you register you will received the link to the free course with your registration confirmation. You will then need to click the "Enroll for Free" link and set up an account to access the course. The course and quiz at the end must be completed by February 11, 2022. After completing the course, you will email Emily your updated resume in Word or Google Doc format so she can provide feedback on your resume.
In February you will receive an invitation to a resume workshop session. Group sessions will take place prior to the end of February 2022 and will be scheduled for nights or weekends in Eastern Time. During the workshops, Emily will give industry specific advice and answer any questions about your resumes over a one hour virtual group session through the Zoom platform. You may attend one or multiple sessions. If you cannot attend the sessions live recordings will be emailed to all workshop participants afterwards.
This year the resume workshop group sessions will be grouped on following topics:
- Early career
- Senior career
- Changing fields
Watch last year's workshops here:
Funding for Career Counseling and the Resume service is generously provided by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and CLAIR.
Who is Emily Frank?
Emily Frank (Hokkaido, 1993-1996) graduated from Smith College. After spending a lot of time afterwards feeling lost, she eventually got a master's degree in counseling and now helps others who are similarly lost regarding careers. She spent over 12 years working in career counseling at a large public university, and has been in private practice since January 2018. Emily is based in Denver, but does distance work with clients from all over the globe. She has been able to offer free career counseling to more than 50 JET alumni in the past through grants like this and has enjoys reconnecting with fellow JETs that way.
DISCLAIMER: This program does not guarantee successful employment upon completion