List of Upcoming JETAA Events

Campus Recruitment 2019

Volunteers Needed with Campus Recruiting for Future JETs! You can help recruit the next crop of JETs by sharing your experiences of your time in Japan on the JET program. Representatives of the Japanese Consular office in Portland will be visiting colleges in the region during September and October to tell students about the opportunities […]

September 2019 Book Club

The next book club will be Saturday, October 5th from 3-4pm at Oyatsupan. We will be reading: Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche by Haruki Murakami.

JETAA JLPT Benkyoukai 2019

It’s time again for the JLPT Benkyoukai. If you’re studying to pass the JLPT or just need a way to help you stay motivated in your Japanese studies, this study group is for you!The group is led by a pro Japanese teacher, Miwa-sensei at a Pearl District location (RSVP for the address). Here are the […]

2019 Returnee Dinner

Welcome back to our recent JET returnees! To celebrate, JETAA Portland will be hosting a Welcome Back Party. Join us for food, drinks, and merriment – and reflect on your JET experience with folks who understand. Where: Shigezo IzakayaWhen: Saturday, September 14 at 6 PMCost: $5 for returnees; $10 for current JETAA members + friends (non-returnees) Please RSVP […]


The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.