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Transitions 2012 – two days away!

Transitions 2012 is in two days! A couple reasons to come: New presentations. Rob Uy and Steven Joiner (see bios here) will be giving a brand new presentation together this year. Rob has over 18 years of experience in HR and Steven is a national workforce expert. What do you get when you add them together? …

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Transitions 2012 – 10 Days Away!

Transitions 2012 (registration) is ten days away. For a simple seven dollars, you get: Speeches on human resources, resume tips, interviewing skills, the non-profit sector, personal and professional branding, and how to create an effective LinkedIn profile. Think: TED-like-talks times ten. Rob Uy and Steven Joiner are pairing up this year to give a joint presentation and …

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Transitions 2012 – Saturday, September 29 at UW!

PNWJETAA’s annual event Transitions: Opportunities Forum and Networking Expo is around the corner! It is on Saturday, September 29th at UW’s Waterfront Activities Center. To read about the event, see the program schedule, and check out our nationally known speakers and panelists, see the Transitions Website here.  What is Transitions? It originally began as a Career Day …

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2nd Call for Volunteers!

Sakura Matsuri is coming up quick – April 13 – 15! If you’re a JET alum and available to volunteer for one of the following shifts, please email Brett at as soon as you can! The PNWJETAA Booth will be there to provide info and insight into the JET Program. Come share your thoughts, experiences, and …

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Sakura Matsuri 2012 – Volunteers!

In two weeks’ time, Sakura Matsuri will be in full form in the Fisher Pavilion at the Seattle Center. If you haven’t been before, we highly recommend you set aside some time and see for yourself the beauty that is Sakura Matsuri. It is one of the biggest Japan-related cultural festivals in Seattle. There are many reasons …

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2012 PNWJETAA Annual Newsletter

In case it didn’t make it to your inbox, click here to read the 2012 PNWJETAA Annual Newsletter. If you didn’t receive it and would like to in the future, you can email, and we’ll make sure you get on our mailing list. Make sure to check out our new columns and event reviews: …

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Last week to see “Luminous: The Art of Asia” at SAM Downtown

Whether you’re an avid observer of art or simply around Seattle for the holidays, you should highly consider seeing SAM’s current exhibition – “Luminous: The Art of Asia” – at SAM Downtown before it closes on January 8th. The exhibition was curated by Catherine Roche (JET Alum from Saitama-ken) in consultation with Korean artist Do …

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