The Industry-Academia Council for the Future of Recruitment and University Education, which consists of the Japan Business Federation and the heads of domestic university organizations, has decided to promote high-quality internships with work experience from 2023 through industry-academia collaboration. .In response, Keidanren and university organizations began disseminating videos containing top messages and business commentaries to companies and universities.
According to the council, high-quality internships that involve work experience are "general-purpose ability/specialty utilization type internships" and "highly specialized type internships."There are short term (5 days or more) and long term (2 weeks or more) types of internships for general ability/expertise utilization, and more than half of the participation period is devoted to work experience.There are job-type internships lasting two months or more and those for master's students, and work experience is required.
The government also supports the implementation of these internships, and in June, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry revised the three-ministry agreement to promote internships.
The video can be viewed on the council's activity report page, etc. In addition to the previously announced content, such as messages from Tohoku University President Hideo Ohno and Keidanren Chairman Masakazu Tokura, Chairman of Sumitomo Chemical, the Association of Private Universities of Japan will start from September. Messages from Aiji Tanaka, president of Waseda University, the chairman of the association, Natsuki Yamamoto, former director of the Human Resources and Labor Division of Hitachi, Ltd., and the second commentary on high-quality internships have been added.
reference:[Industry-Academia Council on Recruitment and the Future of University Education] "Student career development support activities through industry-academia collaboration - Toward the promotion of four types centered on new internships -" message and commentary video [XNUMXnd] Information on the start of on-demand distribution