The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology conducted a survey on the implementation status of internships * in 2014 at universities, junior colleges, and colleges of technology, and announced the results.

 This survey was conducted with the aim of collecting various data on internships at each university, accurately grasping the implementation status, and using it as a reference material for further promotion and dissemination of internships. During the period from August to September, the internship was held at 2015 universities (8 undergraduate schools and 9 graduate schools), 776 junior colleges, and 752 colleges of technology.

 According to the survey, the total number of students (undergraduate and graduate school) who participated in internships with and without credits was 580,365 (20.7%).The number of universities (undergraduate and graduate schools) that have accredited internships is 566 (72.9%), an increase of 2013 compared to 542 (69.8%) in 24. The number of universities (undergraduate and graduate schools) involved in grasping the participation status is 356 (45.9%), which is 2013 less than 392 (50.5%) in 36.In addition, by the year of internship, most of the participants were in the 3rd year of undergraduate school, 1st year of master's degree, 1st year of junior college, and 4th year of technical college. I did.

 Based on the results of this survey, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is planning to create an "Internship Guide (tentative)" that contains good examples of internships and points to keep in mind when implementing them, in order to further promote internships.

* "Internship" in this survey means "students have a work experience related to their major and future career while still in school."

Reference: [Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Internship implementation status at universities, etc. in 26

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