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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
Visa Clerk
(Temporary)
All Interested Candidates May 7
Telecommunications Technician All Interested Candidates May 15
Commercial Specialist
(Foreign Commercial Service / Temporary)
All Interested Candidates May 15 (deadline extended)
Language Instructor
(FSI Yokohama/Temporary Full-Time/2 positions)
All Interested Candidates April 30
Language Instructor
(FSI Yokohama/Temporary Part-Time / 1 position)
All Interested Candidates May 1
Commercial Assistant
(Foreign Commercial Service / Osaka)
All Interested Candidates Until filled

Employee Welfare Association Positions

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

TOMODACHI Initiative Positions

Position Open to: Application deadline
Executive Director All Interested Candidates Until filled
Marketing & Communications Manager/Specialist All Interested Candidates Until filled

For Embassy positions, please note:

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