The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission maintains NichiBei Connect to enhance public access to U.S.-Japan related information and professional development opportunities such as jobs, internships, scholarships and fellowships. This is a service that is continually under development. While the Commission tries to keep the information timely and accurate, we make no guarantees. The Commission will make an effort to correct errors brought to our attention. Users should be aware that the information available on this web site do not reflect official positions of the Commission or the United States Government.

Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission or the United States Government. The views and opinions of authors and contributors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission or the United States Government, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Content and Information: The information provided on NichiBei Connect is only intended to be general summary information to the public. The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission does not endorse or recommend employers, and a posting does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. While the Commission vets the authenticity of the contributors prior to approving a post, it explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about the accuracy, suitability, currency, intent, comprehensiveness, or the availability of the information provided by the employer or opportunity.  The links are provided as a public service.

With respect to documents available from this server, neither the Commission nor any of its employees assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information disclosed, or represent that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Users will be subject to the destination site’s privacy policy when following the link.

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission cannot attest to the accuracy of another site. Linking to a different site does not constitute an endorsement by the Commission or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the site. The documents on this web site contain hypertext pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations.

Please be aware that the Commission does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of pointers to particular items in hypertext is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author of the reference or the organization operating the server on which the reference is maintained.

The Commission is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of the opportunities listed on NichiBei Connect. It is the responsibility of the user to perform due diligence in researching employers when applying for or accepting employment and to thoroughly research the facts and reputation of each organization to which they are applying. Individuals should be prudent and use common sense and caution when applying for or accepting any position.

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Images:  Many of the images used on NichiBei Connect are licensed stock photography images that feature model(s). The models have no affiliation with the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, and  the images are for illustrative purposes only.

Intrusion Detection:  NichiBei Connect is protected by various provisions of Title 18, U.S. Code. Violations of Title 18 are subject to criminal prosecution in federal court. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission employs software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.

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The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission is not responsible for confidentiality or any information shared by the owner or user of the device with other parties. The Commission is not responsible for information shared with third parties through loss or theft of the device.

Use of trade names, commercial sources or private organizations is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

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The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission cannot verify the compliance of documents produced by outside agencies and companies. If you have problems accessing them, please contact that organization directly.

Report Objectionable Content

If the User finds a site on NichiBei Connect, which they find objectionable, please immediately email jusfc[at]jusfc[dot]gov with the subject line NichiBei Connect: Reporting Offensive Site

Please be sure to include:

The URL on NichiBei Connect where the offending site is listed

The offending site’s URL

The reason you find the site objectionable.