A survey of human resources services disco found that the start of job hunting for international students studying at overseas universities has been accelerated, and that about 4% have started job hunting two years before graduation.The number of internships at domestic companies is 2 to 3.5, and the fact that they are actively working from an early stage has emerged by referring to the company's homepage and employment site for international students.
The survey was conducted from February to March, and 2 Japanese students who are planning to graduate after May 3 responded via the Internet.The breakdown is 2018 regular international students, 5 exchange / dispatched international students, 474 language international students, and 185 others.
According to the report, the number of regular international students who started job hunting was "two years before graduation", which was 2%.Including the answers "before studying abroad" and "three years before graduation", 23.8% of the total started job hunting more than two years before graduation.
Most of the exchange / dispatched international students answered "one and a half years before graduation", accounting for 1%.30.7% of the respondents said that they started job hunting more than two years before graduation, which was not much different from regular international students.
Trading companies were the most aspiring industry.45.2% of the respondents answered that they were interested in venture companies, which is much higher than 28.3% of domestic students.
For internships in Japan, 43.8% of regular international students and 62.2% of exchange / dispatched international students answered "yes".The average number of participating companies is 3.5 for regular international students and 3.8 for exchange / dispatched international students.
reference:[Disco Corporation] Career awareness and job hunting status of overseas students (PDF)