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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
Cultural Affairs AssistantAll Interested PartiesDec. 16
Cultural Affairs Assistant (PSA-Limited)All Interested Parties (except U.S. citizens and permanent residents)Dec. 16
Surveillance Detection Guard (Naha)All Interested PartiesUntil Filled
Student Intern (Kansai American Center)Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens)Dec. 5
Student Intern (Osaka Management Section)Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens)Dec. 5
Student Intern (Volunteer / Fukuoka American Center)Undergraduate/Graduate student (non-U.S. citizens)Dec. 5
Student Intern (Pol/Econ Section / Naha)Undergraduate/Graduate students (non-U.S. citizens)Until filled

Employee Welfare Association Positions

PositionOpen to:Application deadline
Office Assistant
All qualified applicantsUntil Filled
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.