An interactive internship that gives foreign students from Shizuoka University an advanced work experience and at the same time provides employment support to companies in Shizuoka Prefecture started on September 13.
A total of eight companies, including manufacturing companies and IT-related companies in Hamamatsu City, will participate in the internship, and two of them, Yokota Ringyo and LexSol jointly received a cross-cultural understanding training for companies on the first day with taking thorough infection prevention measures on the Shizuoka University Hamamatsu Campus. In addition to the staff in charge from Yokota Ringyo, one Vietnamese student and one Indonesian student participated, and from LexSol, the staff in charge and one Bangladesh student participated.
Prior to the internship, the training consisted of two parts under the guidance of Specially Appointed Professor Fujimaki from Organization for International Collaboration. The first half was a cross-cultural experience game, and the second half was an introductory lecture, mainly for companies that accept foreign students. “It is very important for Japanese companies to hire highly-skilled foreign human resources such as international students. I hope that Japanese people will help foreign students with this internship after receiving today’s game and lecture.” The Professor Fujimaki said.
This interactive internship will be held for about two weeks at each of the eight companies starting September 13.