INTERNATIONAL
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
BETWEEN JAPAN & THAI – UNIVERSITIES
JANUARY 25, 2015
NOBUTAKA ITO
Visiting Professor
Faculty of Engineering
Chiang Mai University
WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR
University & Student
What is important for university,
(program organizer) and student
(applicant to join)
Enthusiasm is needed for university
how she wants to make the program
fruitful, attractive and successful for
student education
Students should be highly motivated for
challenging to learn and experience
This is not only for International Internship
Program but also for all international programs
BACKGROUND
Industry (Manufacturer)
University
Multi-nationalization
Production shift to outside
Social needs for human
resources equipped with
international sense & high
performance
High communication level in
global language
Mutual understanding &
liability building
Mutual benefit & prosperity
on production site
Global partnership building
High performance in
English communication
High performance of IT
equipment using capability
Practical knowledge &
skill up on site
Commonsense equipment
such as sense of
responsibility, cooperation
& leadership as social
member
C & C (Competition &
Collaboration)
Increase of free arbeiter
CURRENT SITUATION
Industry
Pre-training program for
before dispatching: 2-3
months
Counterpart country
information: Culture,
tradition, Politics, religion,
technology, material,
economy
Increase of Official
Dispatch opportunity
Quantity & Quality of
laborer
Crisis management
Language talent: low in
case of aged people
Less effect of human
network building
University & Student
Non attractive content of
lecture: less practical
lecture
Not to work outside, but
better to stay inside under
air conditioning
Do side job actively, but
main purpose is to earn
money for playing not for
studying
Less interest in study
In case of getting a job,
necessary to go abroad in
future
No program opportunity for
excitement
Insufficient preparation to
be a member of society in
university day
EXPECTED EFFECT OF
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Experience the practical skill up training
program during stay at university
Effective important experience when they are
young
Quick improvement of communication level
Making future global partnership
Higher evaluation of university unique program
High job opportunity percentage compared with
the other universities
Additional merit of education in sense of
responsibility, cooperation and leadership
needed as the memberof society in future
Reduce the population of free arbeiter
SIMILAR PROGRAM AT
SOME UNIVERSITY
Accept almost 10 Japanese university
students come to join based on their
interests
International airfare should be covered
by the student participants
Partner university to accept those
students does no financial support, but
the facility and the bus can be provided
No concrete program can be found
Program duration: a week to 10 days
No official evaluation/accreditation done
MERIT & DEMERIT OF
PROGRAM
Merit
Different from conventional trip to abroad
Mutual understanding including cross culture
& Friendship can be promoted, but they have
upper limitation in so doing
Special opportunity can be found what they
can’t in the general tourism
Demerit
Main purpose is not clear
Evaluation & accreditation are not done
Very short term for skill up iinternship
program
Travel agency can do it instead
PROGRAM
IN THAI UNIVERSITY
Thailand
Compulsory subject
Length: four months,
240 hours or 45 days
depending on case by
case
University or industry
supports almost
minimum wage per day
Accreditation based
on Report submission
Expenses should be
covered by
participants basically
Japan
Optional subject
Length: more than 2
weeks
Accommodation can be
provided by industry
basically
Presentation & report
submission based
evaluation and
accreditation
Nagoya Institute of
Technology will start the
program from FY2006
TASKS TO COVER
Good matching with industry
Remove the anxiety of industry
International air fare & expenses (possibility of
home stay)
Insurance to cover unexpected accident during
the program operation
Visa application depending on program length
Suitable program offer by industry
Communication performance
Official documents preparation by Home
university, Partner university, Student and
industry
Confidentiality by student
Authorized accreditation by home university
PROGRAM SCHEME
BETWEEN MU & THAI UNIV.
Industry
Thai
6 universities
Japanese
University
Industry
Industry
Industry
KU
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
Mie
University
M
O
U
MU provided
\100,000
33,000 THB
per
participant
TU
KMITL
KKU
Industry
Industry
Industry
Industry
SUT
Industry
CMU
Industry
PROBLEMS TO SOLVE
Communication
Food
Accommodation
Transportation
Insurance
Duration of Program
Contract
DOCUMENTS FOR VISA APPLICATION
ISSUED BY JAPANESE HOST UNIV.
1. Letter of Acceptance
2. Curriculum vitae to get Certificate of
Eligibility
3. Research Plan
After official approval of documents shown
above at host university, all of them must
be submitted to the Immigration office to
get the Certificate of Eligibility, which
takes almost one month after submission
Student submits 1 to 3 documents for visa
application attached with application form
PROCESS TO FOLLOW
Host
university
Discuss
&
Agree
Student apply visa
Submitting 3
documents with
application form to
Embassy of Japan
Approval at
Faculty meeting
3 documents
submitted to
Immigration Office
After getting
Certificate of
Eligibility
Partner
university
Visa issued
Acceptance
Coming to Japan
Join program
MU STUDENT SENDING
Length of stay: 1 month
No visa application needed
Documents prepared for Student
Curriculum vitae(English)
Recommendation letter & transcript
from Mie University(English)
Condition of acceptance (content)
Majoring : Ex. (Faculty of Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Master
program student)
Length of stay: one month
One room providing, supporting 90
THB/day
THAI STUDENT GOMING TO
JAPAN NEEDS
Letter of acceptance by industry(Japanese or
English)
Invitation letter from host university(English)
Purpose and background explanation document
(English or Japanese)
Past program report or Symposium report for
reference (Japanese or English)
Visa application form (available at Consulate /
Embassy of Japan)
2 sheets of Portrait in specified size
Passport of applicant
Curriculum vitae of applicant(English)
PROGRAM SCHEME
①
Student
applicant
②
Host
University
Industry to
Accept student
Student
applicant
Partner
University
Contract by
・ student
・ Host Univ.
・ Partner Univ.
・ Industry
③
Industry to
Accept student
④
Evaluation & Accreditation inclusding credit transfer
・Attitude & Behavior in program
・Presentation & report submission to both Ind. & Univ
・University evaluation based on report & presentation
Schematic View of Program
Organization
Students
Keep in
touch
University
Evaluation
MOU based
Contract
Evaluation
Industry
Keep in
touch
Partner
University
Presentation & Report for Accreditation
ACTIVITY BACKGROUND
1998 ~ 2001: Japanees Industry & Thai Universities survey visit
2002 : Visit 4 Thai partner universities
for research survey to find the possibility
for implementing internship program
2003 : Action interrupted by the threat of
SARS & Bird flu etc.
2004 : Further continuous discussion
whenever visited Thailand
2005 : Discussion with 6 Thai partner
universities for MOU
2014 : Applicant number is expanding to
even social science students
PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED
IN 2006
Visit four industries in Lampung in Thailand
through Chiang Mai University
Explanation of program purpose & getting the
response from industry
One MU student sent to Japanese industry
through SUT who is majoring mechanical
engineering, research student)
One student from SUT and the other from KU were
accepted. They stayed at industry for 2 and 3
minths respectively
Financial support were done for those students
partially
TOWARD THE FUTURE
Strengthening communication level of
participants in English
Relaxation of communication problem, Global
partnership building, Cross culture understanding
and friendship promotion achievement by joint
collaboration
Review & Reconsideration of university
curriculum
Mutual participation of students to unique
program offered by individual university and
accreditation based on the integrated evaluation
No individual personal contact privately to the
industry by student can be allowed
MAKITA R&D
TECHNICAL
CENTER
8 MASTER STUDENTS
QUALIFIED FOR 1st YEAR
The following shows the result of
recruiting
3 from Suranaree University of
Technology (SUT)
3 from Chiang Mai University (CMU)
2 from Khon Kaen University (KKU)
Internship program is getting
expanded to accept Thai student
not only in Thailand, but also in
Japan by Japanese industries
INDUSTRY IS CHANGING
POLICY & STRATEGY
Some of the Japanese industries are
actively focusing on Human Resource
Development to be qualified enough to be
Chief engineer, Executive manager,
Managing Director etc.
・Mitsubidhi El.
・Makita
・CKD
・MAZAK
・Fuji KIKAI
Establishment of R&D Technical
Center is one of the examples for
strengthening the competitiveness in
business in business promotion
Not simple worker, but Engineer
・Internship
・Joint
Research
HOMEMADE UNIQUE PROGRAM
BY USE OF UNIVERSITY FACILITY
Unique, original program offer
CNC
Effective use of extra land
based on collaborative research
project
FARM
University experimental farm
University forest
Training Vessel
Experimental station
Seminar / Symposium
Training vessel
Research collaboration with industry
Long term exchange student acceptance
including financial support
SCHEMATIC VIEW OF
COLLABORATION PROGRAM SHARING
University Goods Manufacturing using CNC Tools
UNIVERSITY A
Program A
Cooperative Education & Career Development
UNIVERSITY B
Program B
UNIVERSITY C
Program C
STUDENTS
STUDENTS
Students can
sekect program
& join under the
condition
STUDENTS
UNIVERSITY D
Program D
STUDENTS
国際インターンシップの導入と試行
-2005年度実施報告会-
Forum on International Cooperative Education & Career Development
日時(Date & Time): 2006年4月6日(木)13:30pm~15:30pm
場所(Venue): 三重大学工学部情報工学科・多目的会議室
1.事業企画の趣旨・経緯説明
三重大学生物資源学部・教授 伊藤信孝
2.タイの日系企業での経験から
三重大学工学部・機械工学科・研究生 伊藤慎吾
3.総合討論(課題と今後の展開、含質疑応答)
総合司会:三重大学工学部・教授 五十君清司
◆日本人学生・留学生、教職員どなたでも来聴歓迎します
Japanese and foreign students, faculty and staff, anyone those
who are interested in are welcome to join the discussion
Final report presentation by
SUT student
Final report presentation by
KU student
I thank you very much
for
your attention and patience
NOBUTAKA ITO
International Cooperative Education
& Career Development Program
between
Mie University and Thai Universities
organized and held in April to June, 2006
financed
by 2005 fiscal year Mie University budget
Dr. NOBUTAKA ITO
Professor Emeritus
Mie University, Japan
Cooperative Education and
Career Development Program
conducted
between MU and Thai University
2006 April to June
Nobutaka ITO
Professor Emeritus
Mie University, Japan
追加書類
名古屋の場合
1)英文経歴書(curriculum vitae) 1
2)タイの学校からの総領事官宛の招聘状1
(内容に関する注意は入国査証の招聘状と同じ)
3)日本の学校からの総領事官宛の推薦状、
または英文身元保証書 1
短期ビザ(Temporary Visa)申請
東京
横浜(注1)
名古屋
大阪(注2)
滞在可能日数
(注3)
90日
90日
90日
90日
有効期間
S:3ヶ月
M:1年
S:3ヶ月
S:3ヶ月
M:1年
S:3ヶ月
旅券(申請時6ヶ
月以上)
オリジナル
オリジナル
オリジナル
オリジナル
申請書
1
1
1
1
写真
(L4.5xW4)
2
2
2
2
航空券(注意
4)
1
1
1
1
代理申請
不可
不可
可
可
取得日数
翌日
翌日
4日
翌日
料金 S:シングル
M:マルチ
S:¥ 6000
M:\15000
S:\ 6000
S:¥ 6000
M:\15000
S:\ 6000
注意事項
注1:書類は全て発行日から3ヶ月以内のもの
英語で作成
注2:書類は全て発行日から3ヶ月以内のもの
英語またはタイ語で作成
注3:90日以上滞在の場合タイの入国管理局
で申請する
注4:復路オープン、または片道航空券で可。旅
行(航空)会社発行の予約証明書でも可。
(横浜)復路オープン不可。片道航空券可。
旅行(航空)会社発行の予約証明書オリジ
ナルでも可(コピー・ファックス不可)。
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