This course provides students with chances to work as trainees in institutes, companies, etc. for a certain period of the time, in order to gain experience for particular jobs. Students do their internships mainly at national research institutes or at private companies. As a result, students understand how their current disciplines and learnings at the university are related to the real society. IA: 1 Credit, 1-2 quarters IB: 1 Credit, 3-4 quarters IIA: 2 Credits, 1-2 quarters IIB: 2 Credits, 3-4 quarters
By the end of this course, students will be able to:(1) have understandings how learnings at the university and working in the real society are related. (2) obtain skills and abilities required in certain jobs.(3) build a network to communicate with experts in the field.(4) understand their weak points in the society. (5) clarify what they should do for the rest of their student lives.
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students determine a private company or a national institute for their internships in consultation with their academic supervisors.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Students participate in the internships.||Students discover their own roles at companies and research institutes|
The instructor evaluates internship reports written by students.