JET Streams is an online magazine published by CLAIR in English and Japanese via the JET Programme website that provides a forum for alumni to share their activities and experiences with the worldwide JET community.

Currently, JET Streams has a readership of about 17,000 JET alumni, including members of the three ministries sponsoring the JET Programme and other related agencies.


CLAIR invites members of the global JET alumni community to submit articles to JET Streams. The articles may be edited for publication purposes, and/or utilised for promoting the JET Programme.


Purpose of articles

  • To share the activities of JETAA and individual JET alumni with the JET community

  • To showcase the diversity of the JET Programme, its participants’ countries

Possible contributors

  • Representatives of JETAA International

  • JETAA Chapter members

  • Individual JET alumni


One or a combination of the following topics:

  • Activities of JETAA International

  • Activities or conferences of JETAA chapters

  • Japan-related activities or career advice from individual JET alumni

  • Other useful information for JET alumni or current JET participants


Word limit

Approximately 250 to 1,000 words in English, OR 400 to 1,200 characters in Japanese (in the です・ます form).

Article specifications

  • The articles should have a title

  • The articles should include a short personal biography of the authors (their name in their native language and katakana, background including hometown, education, work, etc.)

  • One profile photograph (in JPG format)

  • 2-3 photographs related to the articles, with photo captions (over 1 MB in size, in JPG format)


Number of requested articles

2-3 articles per JET Streams issue

Please send the articles and pictures together, along with your JET information (years, prefecture, and position) to the following email address and CLAIR may contact the author directly. Please also be sure to cc





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