Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2010 JET Program, Teach in Asia, & Peace Corps Information Session

ASC is pleased to announce that we will be holding our annual *Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, Teach in Asia, and Peace Corps in Asia *information session next TUESDAY, November 2, from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in 125 Frick Fine Arts Building at the University of Pittsburgh. This session is free and open to the public, if you are interested in applying for one of these programs. Please feel free to forward this announcement to anyone interested in the Pittsburgh area. A schedule and map are below:

Are you interested in working in Asia? Planning what to do after graduation? Do you want to gain valuable international teaching and working experience? If your answer is "YES!," come learn more about Peace Corps volunteer work in Asia OR teaching in Japan as part of the JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching) Program, as well as opportunities in other parts of Asia! You'll meet past program representatives and will hear about their experiences, how to apply, what kinds of applicants each program is looking for, and you can ask whatever questions are on your mind! Free and open to the public. Current program applicants can bring questions, and those considering applying after graduation can come with general concerns and discussion!


4:30-7:00 PM in 125 Frick Fine Arts Building

University of Pittsburgh

/** Additional panelists are still being added/

*4:30-5:15 PM**-- Peace Corps in Asia and Peace Corps Master's Degree in Public Health information session***

Presenter: Jonnett Maurer, Recruiter, RPCV, Togo 2001 -- 2003

More info on Peace Corps:

Peace Corps Masters Degree in Public Health at Pitt:

*5:15-5:30 PM -- Teach in Asia discussion -- Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam***

Presenters: Christina Unger, former teacher in South Korea, and Timothy Notari, former teacher in Japan

*5:30-7:00 PM -- Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program presentation &

Presenter: Jennifer Murawski, Asian Studies Center

Panelists (former JET participants): Amy Boots, Blaine Connor, Jennifer Donehoo, Amiena Mahsoob, Teressa Martin-Wong, Smitha Prasadh, David Sheldon, Chris Tittle

More info on JET:

For more information or directions, please contact Jennifer Murawski at .

*Jennifer Murawski*

Assistant Director of Educational Outreach, Asian Studies Center

4133 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

(p) 412-383-3062

(f) 412-624-4665


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