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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

PositionOpen to:Application deadline
Surveillance Detection Guard (Naha)All Interested PartiesUntil Filled
ACS Assistant (Naha)All Interested PartiesNovember 7, 2016
Cultural Affairs AssistantAll Interested PartiesNovember 11, 2016
General Services Clerk (Fukuoka/Temporary)All Interested PartiesNovember 2, 2016
Student Intern (Osaka/Management Section)Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens)November 4, 2016
Student Intern (Volunteer / Fukuoka American Center)Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens)December 5, 2016
Telephone OperatorAll Interested PartiesOctober 31, 2016
Cashier (American Citizen Services UnitAll Interested PartiesOctober 27, 2016
Student Intern (Pol/Econ Section / Naha)Undergraduate/Graduate students (non-U.S. citizens)October 31, 2016 (deadline extended)

Employee Welfare Association Positions

PositionOpen to:Application deadline
Fleet Assistant
(Part-time/ EWA)
All qualified applicantsUntil Filled

For Embassy positions, please note:

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