Working in Japan

If you have ever wondered what it’s like to work in Japan, especially if you’re interested in teaching English, this page will help you out.  We go over different types of jobs in Japan, and write about our experiences working and living in the land of the rising sun.


Job Guides

How to Get a Non-Teaching Job in Japan

Working in a Japanese Company: The Office Environment


Teaching English Jobs

8 Things No One Told You About Teaching in Japan and How to Deal with It


The JET Program (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program)

The JET Program Application Tips and Advice

The JET Program Interview – Tips and Sample Questions

7 Things You Need to Do before Coming to Japan

JET Program Packing Guide – What to Bring and What to Leave Behind

7 Essential Tips on How to Be a Great ALT 

A Typical Day Working as an ALT

Is The JET Program Worth It?


Teaching English in Japan: The JET Program vs. Interac

International Kindergarten Jobs

International Kindergarten Jobs in Japan: Worth It?

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