National J-Link Directory

Below are JET alumni representing different fields, companies and groups ready to connect with you! This directory will be available until September 1st, 2021. Members are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

If you would like to be listed, please check our information page.

Here are some of the industries represented by our J-Link members:
International Exchange/International Education, Language Services (Translation / Interpretation), Higher Education Administration, Entrepreneur, U.S. – Japan Nonprofit, Government/Foreign Service, Business / Corporation, Media, Cultural Groups and more!

Note: Those National J-Link Members with an ( * ) after their JETAA chapter, attended the Industry Networking Happy Hour on 9/26.

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Photo of Michelle Kato (She/Her)
CIR, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, 2013-2016

Business Info

Michelle Kato is an Emergency Management Specialist who helps people before, during and after disasters in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and the 271 Tribal Nations. Michelle enjoys volunteering with the American Red Cross in her spare time.

Categories: Foreign Service, Government, PNWJETAA, Volunteer
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ALT, Miyoshi, Tokushima, 2005-2008 Workplace Analytics – Microsoft

Business Info

3-year ALT that used my JET experience to turn it into an awesome career in technology. Andrew is currently a Senior Program Manager – Workplace Analytics (Microsoft Office 365) at Microsoft.

Categories: Business, Corporation, PNWJETAA
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Photo of Lila Klopfenstein (She/Her)
ALT, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, 2017-2020 JETAA Portland

Business Info

Japan taught me how important community is. I moved back to Idaho in August 2020 to get my Masters in Public Administration at Boise State University. I am so inspired to see how JET alumni are transforming their JET experience into change in their own communities.

Categories: Business, Corporation, Foreign Service, Government, JETAA Portland
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Photo of Eric Korpiel
ALT, Mizusawa, Iwate, 2002-2004 ALL-STAR K.K.

Business Info

Founder and President of ALL-STAR K.K., Eric works with Sports, Outdoor, and Sustainable/Environmental Fashion brands for Market Entry to Japan, and Headhunting.

Categories: Business, Corporation, Entrepreneur
Updated 8 months ago. Return to top.

[T-YEAR] indicates the J-Link Member was hired, decided to continue to pursue an advanced degree or started their own business as a result of attending a Transitions event in the year indicated!