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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
Economic Assistant
(Temporary)
All Interested Candidates May 27, 2016
Translator
(Temporary)
All Interested Candidates May 31, 2016
Information Assistant
All Interested Candidates May 31, 2016
Administrative Assistant (Mutual Defense Assistance Office)
U.S. citizens June 10, 2016
Surveillance Detection Guard
(Osaka - 3 positions)
All Interested Candidates Until filled
Surveillance Detection Guard
(Naha - 3 positions)
All Interested Candidates Until filled
See also available positions at the official diplomatic residence and Embassy Welfare Association.

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.