Laura Birdsong

Scholarship Awarded: 
Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)

Laura Birdsong, a 2018 Middle Level Education/Social Studies graduate, was selected for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.

The JET Program is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Being a JET is an opportunity to work and to represent the United States as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and work in public and private schools throughout Japan; some work as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) as interpreters/translators.

Read more on Laura in UKNow.