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Careers with the U.S. Mission in Japan

The U.S. Mission in Japan provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status or sexual orientation.

Our organization continues to recruit the highest caliber staff for an opportunity to work with high-ranking officials in an international environment.

Interested applicants should review each position vacancy thoroughly to ensure that their application includes all necessary information.

Internships (U.S. citizens)
If you are interested in an internship with the Department of State, see the State Department's student programs page online.

Embassy Positions

Position Open to: Application deadline
ACS Assistant All Interested Parties Feb. 18, 2016
Commercial Specialist
(Foreign Commercial Service)
All Interested Parties Feb. 16, 2016
Student Intern
(Volunteer / Fukuoka American Center)
Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens) Feb. 24, 2016
See also available positions at the official diplomatic residence and Embassy Welfare Association.

TOMODACHI Initiative Positions

Position Open to: Application deadline
Program Manager
(Full Time, Tokyo-based)
All Interested Candidates Until Filled

Employee Welfare Association Positions

Position Open to: Application deadline
Fleet Assistant (Part-time/ EWA) All qualified applicants Until Filled

For Embassy positions, please note:

Please see equivalency charts for our English and Japanese language standards.