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 Patrick Penny (He/Him)
ALT, Takasaki, Gunma, 2014-2016 Starbucks

Business Info

Starbucks is the world’s largest premium coffee chain with approximately 30,000 stores globally. Our mission is: To inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time. Patrick currently works as a Product Developer for Starbucks.

Categories: Business, Corporation, PNWJETAA
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Photo of Seanacey Pierce (She/Her)
ALT, Tochigi, Tochigi and Kyoto, Kyoto, 2007-2009 Kinse Ryokan Inn

Business Info

After my years on JET I worked for three years as a study abroad administrator and then moved back to Kyoto to help with my husband’s business. I began studying Sogetsu ikebana while on JET and now teach ikebana workshops at the Kinse Ryokan Inn.

Categories: Arts, Cultural, JETAA Portland, Tourism
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Business Info

Jackson is a J-E localization specialist for The Pokémon Company International.

Categories: International Exchange, Language Services, Localization, PNWJETAA
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ALT, Miyoshi, Tokushima, 2005-2007 Murasaki Studio, LLC

Business Info

Murasaki Studio, LLC is my independent design consulting practice, where I offer user experience, web, and graphic design services. My availability is intermittent, but I particularly love doing nonprofit- and Japan-affiliated work.

Categories: Business, Corporation, Design, Entrepreneur, JETAANY
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[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!