JET Programme

Current Status

Applications for the 2020 JET Programme are NOW OPEN and must be submitted to the Embassy of Japan in Canberra by C.O.B Friday 15th November 2019. Please visit the Embassy of Japan website to download the application pack.

2020 JET Programme recruitment timeline:

September 2019

2020 JET Programme application forms are available from the Embassy of Japan online. Hard copies of the application form are also available from the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney.

 

Information sessions for interested applicants will be held at the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney on Friday 27 September, Wednesday 2 October & Thursday 24 October.

15 November 2019

Application deadline

(NOTE: Applications must be submitted by close of business to the Embassy of Japan in Canberra. Do not send them to the Consulate in Sydney. Late applications will not be accepted).

December 2019

First stage of screening process. Written applications are reviewed by the Embassy of Japan in Canberra.

January – February 2020

Second stage of screening process. Successful applicants are invited to attend an interview at the Embassy or nearest Consulate

March 2020

Announcement of short-list candidate status for April Arrivals.
Notification of selection and assignment of Contracting Organisation for April Arrivals.

12 April 2020

April participants arrive in Japan and start appointment (Monday 13 April 2020)

April - July 2020

Announcement of short-list candidate status.

May 2020

Notification of selection and assignment of Contracting Organisation

May – December 2020

Notification of alternates being upgraded to short-list candidate status

July - August 2020

Q&A Session and Pre-Departure Orientation are held for successful candidates at the Embassy or nearest Consulate.

9 September 2020

Arrival in Japan and start of appointment (Thursday 10 September 2020)

 

NOTE: The information regarding the JET Program on this website is for Australian citizens only. Citizens of other countries are advised to contact a Japanese diplomatic mission in their home countries.

 

For more information, please contact:

JET Desk

Telephone: (02) 9250 1000
Facsimile: (02)
9252 3344
cginfo@sy.mofa.go.jp