So You Wanna Be A JET: Housing

Hey JETsetters!

Now that you’ve got your placement results, you’ve got a few things to consider while waiting for your departure date. The main one being housing. Where exactly will you be living for the next one to five years within your placement? There are a lot of factors to consider when moving in Japan, especially on the JET Programme.

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JET Placement Vibes

Hey JETsetters!

Results received: 5/16/2019 1:34 PM PDT Los Angeles Consulate, US JET


Previous years had seen initial placement results rolling out around May 15th onwards, typically whatever the 3rd Thursday/Friday fell on in May.  I was lucky (or unlucky) to have day off on Thursday, so I had nothing better to do than stare at my phone and refresh my email every second waiting for the possible email containing where I will be living for the next one to five years.  I don’t know if I would have preferred to have been at work or not, considering how on edge I was to receive results. I was driving my friends insane with all my placement anxiety and eagerness.

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