The Florida JET Alumni Association (JETAA) is the local chapter of the Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program’s Alumni Association. We serve the entire state of Florida. We strive to be a bridge that connects former JET participants to each other and others interested in Japan while maintaining ties to the Japanese communities in Florida. Florida JETAA holds Japan related social and charity events, facilitates job and networking opportunities, hosts language meetups, and supports the Japanese consulate in Miami with Japanese cultural events and recruiting and training of JET Program participants. The majority of our events are open to anyone with an interest in Japan, so come and join us!
Our flagship event, the Tampa Natsumatsuri, is Tampa’s only festival fully dedicated to Japanese culture. The 2015 Natsumatsuri will be held June 27, 2015 from 9 AM – 12 PM at 821 S. Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa. The festival features games, artisans, cosplay contest, and more! For more information about Florida JETAA, visit our website: http://www.floridajetaa.org/. For details about the Tampa Natsumatsuri, please like the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tampanatsu
For Florida Anime Experience 2015, Florida JETAA is presenting on teaching English in Japan. One of the best ways to live and work in Japan is as an English teacher. Come to our panel and learn more about it!